Ralf Hotchkiss experiences the travails of a wheelchair rider on San Francisco public transit. Read The Story Here.
Ralf Hotchkiss teaches a wheelchair design and fabrication class at San Francisco State University and enlists the help of students in continually improving wheelchair designs for the developing world. Read The Story Here.
It's Not About Wheelchairs (.pdf available here) By Marc Krizack, Whirlwind Executive Director Building an Inclusive Development Community: A Manual on Including People with Disabilities in International Development Programs, Heinicke-Motsch, Karen and Susan Sygall, editors, Mobility International, USA, 2003 Chapter 4.1. 8 pages. People wanting to provide wheelchairs to those in developing countries who need them are
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xi770ZEvhAM PBS NewsHour covers Whirlwind Wheelchair International's efforts to send low-cost durable wheelchairs to Haiti for amputees after the January 2010 earthquake Ralf Hotchkiss, is speaking the former headquarters at SFSU.