About manual wheelchairs

In the market for a manual wheelchair? Here's the first thing you need to know: one size does not fit all. There are lots of choices to make in order to get the right chair for you – one that maximizes your mobility and independence, meets your everyday needs and suits your lifestyle. Now, you could spend a lot of time running around to wheelchair dealers looking at what's available. But don't. Stay right here. We've made it a whole lot easier.

The Manual Wheelchair Comparison video series provides you with detailed test drives and consumer-friendly information on some manual chairs from leading manufacturers.

Watch the series, learn about Quickie, Colours, Ti Lite, ROTA Mobility, and Intrepid Cycles. Also learn about chair shopping, accessories, and pediatric wheelchairs.

The manual chair series is produced by Jenni Gold, herself a wheelchair user, with the assistance of a crew of chair-users test-pilots who know first hand what to look for in a mobility product.

Chair shopping

Chair accessories

Pediatric wheelchairs

Colours

Intrepid cycles

Quickie

ROTA mobility

Ti Lite

This project was supported, in part by grant number 90PR3002, from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201. Grantees undertaking projects under government sponsorship are encouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions. Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official Administration for Community Living policy.