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

My disability might change the way I do things, but it never diminishes my independence. An inspirational young woman takes viewers through her tips and tricks for how to make any situation accessible while in a wheelchair.  

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Instructional Ideas
  • Take a look at the comments provided below the video for an understanding of how those in wheelchairs might react to the information and get an idea of questions that might arise
Classroom Considerations
  • This video is part of a larger collection on general wheelchair use and accessibility; other topics covered include choosing a wheelchair, transferring from floor to chair, and talking to a doctor
Pros
  • Engaging for young adults
  • Presenter is motivating and comforting
  • Includes useful metaphors and graphics to support instruction
Cons
  • None