How To: Hop, Pop, and Jump (Using a Wheelchair): Part Two

Here is the second part of the video series designed to support individuals in wheelchairs with accessing a variety of public spaces. Mary Allison Cook specifically details how to hop up and down curbs either facing forward or backward, breaking the movements down into steps. 

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Classroom Considerations

  • The first part of this tutorial can easily be accessed using the link in the upper-left corner provided within the first five seconds of the video
  • If offering to specific students in your class as a resource, remind them to practice the skills in safe learning environments prior to trying them out in public
  • Note that the last two minutes of the video consist of credits and bloopers
Pros

  • Details everything from wheel alignment to weight displacement
  • Demonstrates each movement and motion
Cons

  • None