Disability

26 02, 2013

Findings and Recommendations from Whilrwind’s Assistive Technology Research on the Navajo Reservation

By |February 26th, 2013|Article, Press Coverage|0 Comments

Kim at the Canyon de Chelly Kim D. Reisinger, Ph.D, director of Whirlwind's Assistive Technology Research (ATR) Division,  recently concluded a major survey research project on the awareness of, access to, and acquisition of low-cost, high-quality Assistive Technology (AT) devices and services on the Navajo Nation.  The research was funded by a grant

28 05, 2011

Mission Local – October 2011

By |May 28th, 2011|Press Coverage|0 Comments

Ralf Hotchkiss experiences the travails of a wheelchair rider on San Francisco public transit. Read The Story Here.

15 06, 2005

Whirlwind Wheelchair Project with CIR in Afghanistan

By |June 15th, 2005|Article, Media|0 Comments

Whirlwind and the Center for International Rehabilitation conducted a six-day training workshop in Kabul, Afghanistan, in June 2005 that focused on skills such as wheelchair assembly and repair, fitting and user assessment. The goal of this project was to test a distribution strategy that combined central fabrication with local assembly, fitting and delivery. During the

15 05, 2015

Whirlwind And The RoughRider

By |May 15th, 2015|Media|0 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wjpPJSIcEB8 Whirlwind Wheelchair International's all-terrain wheelchair built in developing countries for use in developing countries. The RoughRider is now available for purchase in the US and Canada.