November 2018

Taking Control: Ideas for Increasing Success with a Standard Joystick

Taking Control: Ideas for Increasing Success with a Standard Joystick

One of the areas that has evolved greatly over the years has been the way in which a user accesses the drive control of the power wheelchair. The creation of alternative drive controls such as head arrays, switches, mini-proportional joysticks, etc. have all opened up the world of independence through power mobility to individuals who are not able to use a standard joystick. However, there are some circumstances in which utilizing a standard joystick is preferred for a variety of reasons.

Posted on 11/30/2018


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