Information about choosing a wheelchair
Informed Consumer's Guide to Wheelchair Selection
This extensive guide by AbleData provides basic information about wheelchair selection.
A Web Guide to wheelchair and assistive technology choices, related information and articles, wheelchair views and reviews. Promoting user involvement in the selection of appropriate assistive technology. Includes consumer ratings of equipment.
Used Wheelchair Guide
Deals on Wheels, A WheelchairJunkie's Guide to Used Wheelchairs, By Mark E. Smith
Some good basic advice.
Mobility Products Links from makoa.org
This is a links compilation site built by Jim Lubin.
Some basics of wheelchair use
Getting a wheelchair into a car.
This guide to techniques and products comes to us via the UK. Some of the products may be different, but the basic concepts are the same.
The Manual Wheelchair Training Guide
Lots of good advice from wheelchairnet.org. Scroll down to find the html, or pdf, index.
Gobs of information for the new user, or the experienced wheeler.
Culture and History
Really into the powerchair thing?
Check out Mark E. Smith's site, wheelchairjunkie.com
For those who want to know, a history lesson from about.com
Wheelchair, Definition Of A
This tongue-in-cheek article from Project Galactic Guide is very down to earth.
A guide to good wheelchair pushing.
A lighthearted commentary on the problems faced by people new to the world of chairs and pushing.