Impact & Publications


Key Wheelchair Skills Program papers

  • Keeler L, Kirby RL, Parker K, McLean KD, Hayden J. Effectiveness of the Wheelchair Skills Training Program: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol 2019;14(4):391-409.

Google scholar citation of Keeler et al. 

  • Kirby RL, Swuste J, Dupuis DJ,  MacLeod DA, Monroe R. Wheelchair Skills Test: pilot study of a new outcome measure. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2002;83:10-18

Google scholar citations of Kirby et al.

PubMed Searches & RSS Feeds

 View Selected Articles in PubMed About Wheelchair Skills Testing

View Selected Articles in PubMed About Wheelchair Skills Training Programs

Other Wheelchair Skills Program Tests

Wheelchair Propulsion Test

  • Askari, S., Kirby, R. L., Parker, K., Thompson, K., & O’Neill, J. (2013). Wheelchair propulsion test: Development and measurement properties of a new test for manual wheelchair users. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation94(9), 1690-1698.

WPT Cited Articles

Self-Efficacy in Assessing, Training and Spotting Wheelchair Skills (SEATS)

  • Paula W. Rushton, Emma M. Smith, William C. Miller, R. Lee Kirby & Geneviève Daoust (2019) Reliability and responsiveness of the Self-Efficacy in Assessing, Training and Spotting wheelchair skills (SEATS) outcome measure, Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, 14:3, 250-254,

SEATS Cited Articles


Google Custom Search – Wheelchair Skills Outside Sources

Please Note: Custom searches created using Google Custom Search Engine require Internet Explorer 9 or higher to work.

This custom Google search was developed as a one-stop shop for finding wheelchair program, skill, and test information outside of the Wheelchair Skills Program. The Wheelchair Skills Program site is not included in this search. These sites are included in the custom Google search:

View the latest Google results from the above sites for – wheelchair skills test

View the latest Google results from the above sites for – wheelchair skills training program

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Librarians with Nova Scotia Health Authority have developed a grey literature checklist for physical rehabilitation to assist you with starting your search. The custom Google search for physical rehabilitation in this checklist includes the Wheelchair Skills Program website.