Fire Evacuation (in) Wheelchair and Scooter Users (FEW)

The DPQOL is working to develop a fire safety and emergency preparedness education program for individuals living with Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) who use wheelchairs and/or scooters full time. Previous research indicates that only 60% of individuals living with SCI have a plan for emergency evacuation, and that individuals with mobility disabilities disproportionately die in […]

Individualized Reduction of Falls Intervention Program – Mobile Health Application (iROLL-O+)

The DPQoL is working to develop a comprehensive fall prevention program for wheelchair and scooter users with Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) and Multiple Sclerosis (MS) using an innovative and interactive mobile application (iROLL-O+). The study is sponsored by Craig H. Neilsen Foundation and is performed by researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Previous […]