Wheel World News Issue 53 February - Page 26

Save The Date 

It's never too early to plan ahead! Check

out what is going on within the community

in the upcoming months!

Advanced wheelchair skills class

April 4th, 2020

Annual 'Let's Play Ball!'

March 29th, 2020

Join us for this annual favorite, "Let's Play Ball!" This event is FREE to survivors of Brain Injury and/or Spinal Cord Injury and their immediate family and/or caregivers. Everyone else is welcome to join us at a cost of $5 per person.

Family Friendly - All Ages - All Abilities

All equipment will be provided.

Participants, Spectators and Volunteers need to register by 3/25/2020 at: www.wmforward.org under "Activities"

AZSCIA will provide free transportation to the event from Ability360 for those who may need it. Call (602) 507-4209 to arrange.

The focus of this class allows individuals to brush up on old, previously-taught

skills or learn new, better ways to manage a wheelchair, promoting greater

independence. Participants learn effective wheelchair techniques including:

• Making wheelchair transfers to and from furniture, bed, floor and other key areas.

• Managing environments including opening and closing doors, piloting curbs,

ramps and terrain, and performing wheelies for improved navigation

• Traveling with your wheelchair

• Participating in adaptive sports