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BYU Students Develop New Hand-Powered Wheelchair Attachment for LDS Charities

LDS Charities put six engineering students from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, to the task of developing a new hand-powered wheelchair attachment. The attachment will connect to LDS Charities' new wheelchair models. Read more about this great collaboration and see pictures of the hand-powered attachment.

LDS Charities Tests New Wheelchair Designs

An LDS Charities volunteer participates in leadership training with MAARDEC.

LDS Charities Specialist Empowers a Nigerian Mobility Nonprofit

In January, LDS Charities technical specialist David Jones completed a joint training with the Mobility Aid and Appliances Research and Development Centre (MAARDEC), a Nigerian nonprofit organization that provides disabled individuals with a variety of physical and social services.
Physical Therapists being trained how to fit a wheelchair to a recipient

Workshop Helps Physical Therapists Do More for Wheelchair Recipients

LDS Charities partners with the Jordanian Royal Medical Services to provide wheelchair assessment training to local physical and occupational therapists.