HANDICAPS WELFARE ASSOCIATION

an organisation of the disabled for the disabled by the disabled

About Disabilities

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Physical Disability can be acquired through diseases, accidents or unknown factors. It can affect your closest friends or loved ones and even you at any time. The following information provides some basic knowledge about different types of physical disabilities and tips for those or their family members who have just acquired a physical disability.


    How to Help a Wheelchair User?

  • Why people depend on wheelchairs
  • Parts of a wheelchair as shown:
  • How to Fold and Unfold a Wheelchair
  • How to tilt a wheelchair backwards
  • How to tilt a wheelchair backward
  • Getting up & down the Stairs Safely
  • Going down a steep but short slope or ramp
  • Keeping the wheelchair in a Car Boot
  • Think Safely and Comfort when Assisting
  • What You Can Do
  • What You Should Not Do