Susan Johnson Taylor; Evaluating the Client With Physical Disabilities for Wheelchair Seating. Am J Occup Ther 1987;41(11):711-716. doi: 10.5014/ajot.41.11.711.
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Positioning through wheelchair seating allows many severely physically disabled individuals to use their motor skills to access technical aids. In the last 10 years, many products relating to wheelchair seating have been developed and are now being used.
This article outlines evaluation and prescription guidelines that lead to the accompanying recommendations for seating. Categories for matching disability type/severity to seating methods are presented.
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