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The Assessment Process for Seating and Wheeled Mobility

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The assessment process is performed with the rider (wheelchair user) and significant others to work with the clinical therapist, supplier, and sometimes the manufacturer to gather medical, physical, functional, and environmental information necessary to determine the parameters for recommending an optimal wheelchair and seating components. This webinar guides the participant through the process using an evaluation form for documentation, while providing a pictorial overview of the process. Download the evaluation form originally developed by Jessica Presperin Pedersen and Jill Sparacio.

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