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Posted: 5.16.2002

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Final Report

Wheelchair Seating: A State of the Science Conference
on Seating Issues for Persons with Disabilities

Sponsored by NIDRR
and the Rehabilitation Engineering Center on Wheeled Mobility
at the University of Pittsburgh

February 19-20, 2001


FAQ's on the RERC

Wheelchair Transportation Safety

A FAQs forum intended for wheelchair users, parents, and practitioners concerned about wheelchair transport safety


New Web site address for Wheelchair Standards

Due to the increasing amount of information related to wheelchair standards we have created an autonomous web site dedicated to this subject.

The new Wheelchair Standard web site is located at:
http://www.wheelchairstandards.pitt.edu


17th International Seating Symposium
February 22-24th, 2001 in Orlando, Florida

http://www.iss.pitt.edu


State-of-the-Science Conference 2001

Planning Update (1/30/01): The SOS workshop is planned for February 18-20, 2001 at the Rosen Center Hotel, Orlando Florida. The workshop will precede the International Seating Symposium, which will be held in the same hotel on Feb. 22-24. Approximately 45 invited attendees will participate in a series of forums designed to solicit and document the current status and future needs in wheelchair seating. As indicated above, the results of the workshop will be posted on this web-site for general dissemination by June, 2001.

State-of-the-Science Conference

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