A test dummy that met the requirements of section 11 of the ANSI/ RESNA
testing standards was used when necessary for all testing (Figure 2).
However, only one study to date has evaluated power wheelchairs' and scooters' compliance with ANSI/ RESNA
standards specifically on static and dynamic stability (sections 1 and 2, respectively) .
also administers the Technical Assistance Project funded by NIDRR.
12th Annual Conference (New Orleans, LA, 1989.
Abbreviations: OEM = original equipment manufacturer, RESNA
= Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America.
This book contains the proceedings of the annual RESNA
(Association for the Advancement of Rehabilitation Technology) conference, which focused on technology and individuals with disabilities.
Available from RESNA
, Suite 700, 1101 Connecticut Ave.
This list is produced by the RESNA
Catalyst Project, which provides technical assistance to Statewide Assistive Technology Programs, Alternative Financing Programs & Access to Telework Programs, and Protection and Advocacy for Assistive Technology Programs.
Wheelchairs that comply with RESNA
WC19 and ISO 7176-19 provide four easily accessible securement points on the frame to attach tie-down straps.
(REHABILITATION ENGINEERING & ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY SOCIETY OF NORTH AMERICA) ANNUAL CONFERENCE