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Travel after spinal cord injury: Finding your comfort zone.

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Travel after spinal cord injury: Finding your comfort zone.

Abstract: Video features three individuals with spinal cord injuries who talk about their experiences traveling after injury and share tips for making travel successful. Panelists address the topics of knowing what you need and how to ask for it, caregivers, handling the unexpected, your health, air and ground transportation, and hotels and accommodations. Resources cover travel tips, travel checklists, accessible travel websites, travel and tour companies, accessible vehicle rentals, and more. Along with sharing their experiences and tips, the panelists also respond to a question and answer session. Run time: 1 hour 2 minutes 45 seconds.
Descriptor Terms: ACCESSIBILITY, ACCOMMODATION, ADVOCACY, AIR TRANSPORTATION, AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS, DAILY LIVING, INDEPENDENT LIVING, PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION, QUADRIPLEGIA, SPINAL CORD INJURIES, TRANSPORTATION ACCESSIBILITY, TRAVEL.

NARIC Accession Number: O18417.  What's this?
Author(s): Van Kleek, Caren; Curtis, Chris; Meyer, Joe.
Project Number: H133N110009.
Publisher(s): Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury System, University of Washington, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Box 356490, Seattle WA, 98195-6490; 206/685-3999.
Publication Year: 2011.