Poster Session  |   November 2018
How Is Someone’s Identity as a Person Affected by the Fact That They Are a Full-Time Wheelchair User?
Author Affiliations
  • Tufts University.
Article Information
Rehabilitation, Participation, and Disability / Spinal Cord Injury / Health Services Research and Education
Poster Session   |   November 2018
How Is Someone’s Identity as a Person Affected by the Fact That They Are a Full-Time Wheelchair User?
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211510199p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO6033
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211510199p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO6033
Abstract

Date Presented 4/20/2018

People who rely full time on a wheelchair may find that it affects their personal identity, which may interfere with participation and well-being. This scoping review aimed to explore personal identity among people with congenital and acquired disabilities who were full-time wheelchair users.

Primary Author and Speaker: Freya McGregor

Additional Authors and Speakers: Sarah Cooper, Kathleen Price, Olivia Veillette, Sepanta Yousefian

Contributing Authors: Elizabeth E. Marfeo