Poster Session  |   July 2015
User Testing of the Self-Referenced Personal Orthotic Omni-Purpose Control Interface (SPOOCI): An Innovative Power Wheelchair Control Device
Author Affiliations
  • Miami, Florida
  • University Of Florida
  • Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Nova Southeastern University
Article Information
Assistive Technology / Community Mobility and Driving / Splinting / Prevention and Intervention
Poster Session   |   July 2015
User Testing of the Self-Referenced Personal Orthotic Omni-Purpose Control Interface (SPOOCI): An Innovative Power Wheelchair Control Device
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2015, Vol. 69, 6911515169p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2015.69S1-PO5098
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2015, Vol. 69, 6911515169p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2015.69S1-PO5098
Abstract

Date Presented 4/17/2015

Individuals who are candidates for power mobility but whose severe physical impairments prevent them from operating commercial wheelchair controls are more independent driving a power wheelchair controller that is user-referenced (worn) rather than wheelchair-referenced (traditional joystick).