Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - technology - assistive-technology - wheelchair - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:42:18 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Fabricate, Configure, and Install a Backup System Camera onto a Wheelchair http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fabricate-Configure-and-Install-a-Backup-/
How to Fabricate, Configure, and Install a Backup System Camera onto a Wheelchair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/1IW7/GRTHP3S8/FTF1IW7GRTHP3S8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/1IW7/GRTHP3S8/FTF1IW7GRTHP3S8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/1IW7/GRTHP3S8/FTF1IW7GRTHP3S8.SMALL.jpg CATEA Rear view camera systems used in automobiles can be fabricated, configured, and installed on wheelchairs so users can increase their field of view. We aim to design a step-by-step guide that permits wheelchair users to have the capability to install a rearview backup system camera on their own wheel...
By: CATEA

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Fri, 2 Sep 2011 13:37:27 PDT
Wiimote Wireless Modification for Persons with Disabilities http://www.instructables.com/id/Wiimote-Wireless-Modification-for-Persons-with-Dis/
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By: CATEA

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Tue, 24 Aug 2010 13:40:03 PDT
Dachshund wheelchair http://www.instructables.com/id/Dachshund-wheelchair/
Dachshund wheelchair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/YL0D/IIREP27TEPW/FCJYL0DIIREP27TEPW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/YL0D/IIREP27TEPW/FCJYL0DIIREP27TEPW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/YL0D/IIREP27TEPW/FCJYL0DIIREP27TEPW.SMALL.jpg joelsprayberry our dachshund hurt his back, so for rehab we made him swim a lot and i built this chair until he could use his back legs again. some assembly required bought about $20 worth of stuff all together now parts: 2 - 8" pneumatic wheels, 1 aluminum tent pole, 2 dome nuts, 1 medium black dog harness...
By: joelsprayberry

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Fri, 3 Feb 2006 09:52:37 PST
Wild Wheelchair footrest pads and bumper http://www.instructables.com/id/Wild-Wheelchair-footrest-pads-and-bumper/
Wild Wheelchair footrest pads and bumper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F54/I9DN/G9BWXWLB/F54I9DNG9BWXWLB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F54/I9DN/G9BWXWLB/F54I9DNG9BWXWLB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F54/I9DN/G9BWXWLB/F54I9DNG9BWXWLB.SMALL.jpg DarkRubyMoon This is actually a double instructable on how to improve a typical wheelchair footrest by adding footpads and bumpers. The typical wheelchair footrest consist of either two rectangular pieces of metal or hard plastic to hold a person's foot off the ground. They almost never have any sort of pad...
By: DarkRubyMoon

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Thu, 20 May 2010 11:18:23 PDT
The Incredible Amazing Stick! For elevator buttons http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Incredible-Amazing-Stick-For-elevator-buttons/
The Incredible Amazing Stick! For elevator buttons - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/CPX9/G91Y4SCI/FNCCPX9G91Y4SCI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/CPX9/G91Y4SCI/FNCCPX9G91Y4SCI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/CPX9/G91Y4SCI/FNCCPX9G91Y4SCI.SMALL.jpg DarkRubyMoon This is called the incredible elevator stick, but it is very versatile for many many uses.  Sometimes the simplest inventions are the most useful.  Back when I was in high-school, I would often have to use an elevator to get from one floor of the school to the next.  As I am in a wheelchair, it was ...
By: DarkRubyMoon

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Wed, 12 May 2010 17:54:42 PDT
Hands free Camera Mount for wheelchairs, bikes, wrist, and more! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hands-free-Camera-Mount-for-wheelchairs-bikes-wr/
Hands free Camera Mount for wheelchairs, bikes, wrist, and more! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/N7NB/G8HN7CNH/F0EN7NBG8HN7CNH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/N7NB/G8HN7CNH/F0EN7NBG8HN7CNH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/N7NB/G8HN7CNH/F0EN7NBG8HN7CNH.SMALL.jpg DarkRubyMoon I love to take photographs, but due to my disability, it gets difficult to hold a camera steady, particularly for any length of time.   I've tried various tripods and other means of holding a camera, but nothing seemed to work very well, particularly when I need to use one hand to drive my wheelchai...
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Tue, 27 Apr 2010 16:02:44 PDT
The FerretMobile DIY Ferret Wheelchair http://www.instructables.com/id/The-FerretMobile-DIY-Ferret-Wheelchair/
The FerretMobile DIY Ferret Wheelchair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/P51A/FY3KSQI7/FB7P51AFY3KSQI7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/P51A/FY3KSQI7/FB7P51AFY3KSQI7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/P51A/FY3KSQI7/FB7P51AFY3KSQI7.SMALL.jpg odiekokee After a recent illness limited the use of one of our ferret's hind legs, I decided it wasn't fair for him to have to lay around while the other ferrets got out to play. He wasn't able to get around and enjoy himself. I decided to buy him a mobility aid, but after the sticker shock wore off (least I...
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Sun, 9 Aug 2009 20:40:56 PDT
Instructions on Completing Mock-Up of Track Slide Design for Lift/Lower of Center-Mounted Footrests on Power Wheel Chairs http://www.instructables.com/id/Instructions-on-Completing-Mock-Up-of-Track-Slide-/
Instructions on Completing Mock-Up of Track Slide Design for Lift/Lower of Center-Mounted Footrests on Power Wheel Chairs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/HUPT/FT7PVED1/FD7HUPTFT7PVED1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/HUPT/FT7PVED1/FD7HUPTFT7PVED1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/HUPT/FT7PVED1/FD7HUPTFT7PVED1.SMALL.jpg rantista Center-mounted footrests lift to be stowed beneath the seat well, and lower to be deployed. A mechanism for independent operation of footrest stowage and deployment is not included in market power wheel chairs, and PWC users have expressed the need for such a mechanism. We aim to design a solution ...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2009 22:03:55 PDT