Wheel World News Issue 53 February - Page 27

February 2020

Advanced Wheelchair Skills Classes

Every Thursday in April 2020


AZSCIA Spring Bingo Night

April 11th, 2020

Join the Arizona Spinal Cord Injury Association at our Valentine's Bingo Night on January 25th, 2020! Only a $5 donation includes a pack of 10 BINGO game cards, pizza and a drink (plus snacks!). With an additional donation, you can get additional card packs for more chances to win. Must be 18+ to attend. All proceeds support AZSCIA programs. For more information about the event or for transportation options, please call us at 602-507-4209. We hope to see you there!

Click here to sign up today!

Shorter hospital and rehabilitation stays may not allow enough time to learn important wheelchair skills, or changes through aging require a brush up course to learn new skills to remain independent.

Wheelchair skills are vital as they help prevent secondary conditions or isolation due to an inability to navigate our environment. It also teaches individuals to become more efficient in the usage of their wheelchair.

Spring 2020 Advanced Wheelchair Skills Dates: April 2nd, 9th, 16th, and 23rd, 2020 (Every Thursday of the month!) Click here to sign up today!

Topics Covered Each Week:

Week #1: Transferring

Week#2: Managing Your Environment

Week#3: Traveling with Your Chair

Week#4: Mechanics of Your Chair/Adaptive Sports