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    06-11-2018, 07:21 PM
    Here's another example of where a MWD doesn't do well. Let's say you have to do the equivalent of parallel parking, where you have to park your chair...
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    06-11-2018, 05:45 PM
    Here's a visual way of looking at it. Imagine trying to get your car into a very narrow parking space. If you are backing in (simulating a FWD chair)...
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    06-11-2018, 05:38 PM
    I think the confusion comes with people who think turning radius equates to maneuverability. Turning radius occurs when you are sitting in one spot,...
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    05-23-2018, 10:43 PM
    Kulea replied to a thread Econoline brakes in Equipment
    The brakes should feel quite firm. I had an older Ford van and someone put in the wrong pads. I never knew and always just assumed the braking sucked...
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    Hi,
    I noticed your post about teaching. I'm looking into teaching and will likely start with subbing in social studies. I am also a quadriplegic with a similar level injury am curious about doing the job and doing things like taking pills while at school.
    What was your experience? Was there any difference how younger vs. older kids reacted to you and say your wheelchair?
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    do you play ukulele? I do. hello by the way
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