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Shepherd Center – Advanced Wheelchair Skills Clinic
October 12, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
Advanced Wheelchair Skills Clinic
- October 12, 2019
- 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
- Mike Utley Terrain Training Course (outside plaza level of Woodruff Family Residence Center
Shepherd Center’s Advanced Wheelchair Skills Clinic aims to provide persons who are currently using manual wheelchairs with continued education to learn, review and practice wheelchair skills under the guidance of Shepherd Center therapists. Practicing these skills may translate into increased confidence, safety and independence when performing manual wheelchair skills during daily activities and in the community. Skills covered in this clinic may include propulsion technique, wheelies, curbs, falling safely, uprighting the wheelchair, and negotiating elements such as grass, stones, sand and stairs. This event is free, and participants receive a complimentary t-shirt.