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Powered mobility devices assessment and cognitive impairment: a systematic review

Powered mobility devices assessment and cognitive impairment: a systematic review


Often, when we evaluate a powered mobility device (PMD) for a child with disabilities, as well as motor issues we must also consider cognitive issues. Many clinicians ask themselves how to get around these issues, and often ask certain questions:Can children with cognitive impairments access these mobility technologies? Are there tools that can help clinicians in the evaluation of powered mobility devices? What are the tricks you can use to personalise the power wheelchair (PWC) and improve safety?This position paper aims to answer these questions via a systematic review of the scientific literature, and accompanying discussion of the results.

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