Resources for Repair and Maintenance
Reducing barriers to wheelchair repair!
Wheelchair Repair Workshops
Wheelchair repairs are costly and can take months to get done through insurance. We want to empower people with the knowledge and networks to get their wheelchairs repaired quickly and efficiently. These workshops are for people with disabilities as well as bike shop workers willing to provide wheelchair service.
During this session, you will:
- Learn about the different types of wheelchairs.
- Get hands-on experience with cleaning, lubrication, and adjustments.
- Take home the tools you need for preventative maintenance!
Registration is required, see details below.
State College - March 20, 6-8pm - Register at https://form.jotform.com/230403656598159.
Lancaster - April 30 - registration coming soon!
Not in your area? Please use the "Get Involved" button below to express interest.
Important Terms and Conditions
The company who supplied or manufactured your wheelchair may have rules about who can service it. Doing repairs yourself or taking your wheelchair to an alternative provider (such as a bike shop) could void this warranty.
Release of Liability and Terms
The information provided by TechOWL and our partners is for educational purposes. It does not replace the advice or requirements of your wheelchair manufacturer. Please check your owner's manual or contact the manufacturer if you have any questions.
By participating in a wheelchair repair workshop or other TechOWL offerings, you agree to the following conditions.
"I ("The Recipient") agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Institute on Disabilities, Temple University, the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, the Department of Labor and Industry, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and any and all partners, employees, agents or representatives of same, from damages to property or injuries (including death) to myself, and/or any other person, and any other losses, damages, expenses, claims, demands, suits, and actions by any party against the Institute on Disabilities, Temple University, the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, the Department of Labor and Industry, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and any and all partners, employees, agents or representatives of the same, in connection with an item donated to me or assistance provided to me from the CreATe Together and/or the Reused Equipment Exchange Program. I understand I am receiving items or services in “as is” condition and not sold or supported by the manufacturer."
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