Disability Etiquette Gone Wrong: Power Wheelchairs

By on 08/19/2015

Power wheelchairs. They’re big. They’re heavy. They’re menacing.

Well, they’re definitely big and heavy. But the one thing they definitely aren’t is menacing.

Take the example of Rachel, a student whose experience with another student turned from positive to negative with the utterance of the other student’s panicky words: “Watch my feet! Watch my feet!”

Like, OMG.

Trust a power wheelchair user to know exactly how to use it. Power wheelchair users have gone through extensive training and are used to maneuvering them through weird angles and tight spaces.

Learn more by watching this helpful video. (Please share it, too!)

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