A variety of manual and power wheelchairs are available for purchase. Many brands come in several types, including large capacity, reclining, and lightweight.
Types of wheelchairs include:
- All-Terrain Wheelchairs
- Foldable / Transport Wheelchairs
- Large-Rated Wheelchairs
- Reclining Wheelchairs
- Wheelchairs for Small Stature
For vendors and other general information on scooters see below.
793. Wheelchairs for Small Stature
Wheelchairs that have been designed for use by Individuals of short stature are available. These may come in manual or power types.
794. Winches and Chain Hoists
These are vehicle-mounted devices that hook to materials to help move them by using powered cables and chains.
795. Window Opening Aids
Levers and cranks that are attached to windows to easily open them with minimal amounts of effort to assist in independant living.
796. Wireless Lapel Microphones
797. Woodworking and Carpentry Tools
Prosthetic accessories for individuals with amputations or hand dysfunctions to use for woodworking and capentry.
798. Word Prediction/Completion and Macro Software
Word prediction software displays a list of words that typically follow the word just entered. Word completion software displays sample words after someone starts typing part of a word. Macro software allows users to complete several steps of a task in a few programmed keystrokes. Many software programs contain all of these options.
799. Word Processing Devices
Compact devices for note taking and document creation.
800. Word Processing Software
People with reading limitations may have difficulty transferring information from one medium to another. Problems can occur when hand-copying written information from another source, when reading charts or lists, or when taking notes on information that is provided verbally. Using a word processor may help organize ideas, use correct spelling or grammar, compare lists, create documents, make signs, or otherwise communicate through written words.