Wheelchair Skills Program Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine Wheelchair Skills Program




Each of the training posters available here relate to a specific skill. Please feel free to download them and print them for hand-outs or as wall hangings that can be read from a distance.

  1. Ascent 5cm level change
  2. Rolling forward on a smooth, level surface
  3. Cargiver help to ascend a 15 cm curb
  4. Folding a manual wheelchair
  5. Unfolding a manual wheelchair
  6. Getting over a 15cm pot-hole
  7. Relieving weight from the buttocks
  8. Ascending stairs with 3 assistants
  9. Setting training goals