Cy Plan 120 Lecture 23 - -ODEP US needed a National Policy...

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Cy Plan 120 Lecture 23 Presentation 1: Ergonomics - 2.8 mil wheelchair users in US/ 67 mil world more need but cannot provide because people in other countries cannot afford the cost of a wheelchair - Motor technology and functionality - 1595 King Philip II created the first wheelchair went to crank 1783 bat wheelchair 1870 rubber wheel then comfort became important - Special factors such as foldable sling chair/ not good for posture/ more reclined is difficult/ 90% hand propelled which leads to carpool tunnel/ the best wheelchair is a standing one Presentation 2: People with Disabilities in Design - employ = huge gap between non disabled and disabled population that is employed
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Unformatted text preview: -ODEP US needed a National Policy for integration of people with disabilities-Building careers in design-Blind can use wiki sticks Presentation 3: ADA Para transit-ADA inspect the buses-Caregiver policy/ arrive on time-Budget rise-Increase in disabled citizens riding public transit Presentation 4: Risk of Stroke-in the brain there is a loss of blood Presentation 5: Advocacy for Parents with Disabled Children-in divorces, disabled parent often loses the children to non disabled parent-a disabled person is more likely to marry a disabled person-there is concerned that children of disabled parents are pressured to be caretakers for their parents...
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