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Life on wheels : the A to Z guide to living fully with mobility issues

Author: Gary Karp
Publisher: New York, NY : Demos Health ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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There are 1.7 million regular wheelchair users in the United State. Like anyone else, they work, marry, have children, travel, play sports, and are full members of their community. Life on Wheels makes sure they take full advantage of every available opportunity. It is the A-Z guide for all you need to know about every aspect of living with mobility impairment. This unique book offers an initial road map to the  Read more...
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Karp, Gary, 1955-
Life on wheels.
New York, NY : Demos Health ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2009
(DLC) 2008017421
(OCoLC)225852436
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Karp
ISBN: 9781935281108 1935281100
OCLC Number: 327887620
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 477 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Rehabilitation --
Healthy disability --
The experience of disability --
Wheelchair selection --
Intimacy, sex, and babies --
Spinal cord research --
Home access --
Getting out there.
Responsibility: Gary Karp.

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Offers wheelchair users a road map to living life to the fullest. It helps them make adjustments sooner and more completely by explaining how to adapt to disability and addressing misconceptions that  Read more...

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