Poster Session
Issue Date: July 01, 2017
Published Online: August 07, 2017
Updated: June 13, 2018
Usability of Access Ramps and Securement Systems on Transit Buses for Wheeled Mobility Device Users
Author Affiliations
  • University at Buffalo
  • University at Buffalo
Article Information
Assistive Technology / Home Accessibility/Environmental Modification / Prevention and Intervention
Poster Session   |   July 01, 2017
Usability of Access Ramps and Securement Systems on Transit Buses for Wheeled Mobility Device Users
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111515227. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO2195
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111515227. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO2195
Abstract

Date Presented 3/30/2017

This study evaluated six ramp conditions and three securement devices encountered by wheeled mobility device users when using transit buses. The findings will help occupational therapists anticipate potential barriers and suggest accommodation strategies to improve community mobility outcomes for clients.

Primary Author and Speaker: Brittany Perez

Additional Authors and Speakers: Jim Lenker

Contributing Authors: Victor Paquet, Lydia Kocher, Medha Nemade