The increasing importance of inclusive design and in particular accessibility guidelines established in the U.K. 1996 Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) has been a prime motivation for the work on wheelchair access, a subset of the DDA guidelines, described in this article. The development of these guidelines mirrors the long-standing provisions developed in the U.S. In order to raise awareness of these guidelines and in particular to give architects, building designers, and users a physical sensation of how a planned development could be experienced, a wheelchair virtual reality system was developed.
|Number of pages||12|
|Journal||Assistive Technology: the offical journal of RESNA|
|Publication status||Published - 2010|
- virtual reality
- wheelchair use
Harrison, C. S., Grant, P. M., & Conway, B. A. (2010). Enhancement of a virtual reality wheelchair simulator to include qualitative and quantitative performance metrics. Assistive Technology: the offical journal of RESNA, 22(1), 20-31. https://doi.org/10.1080/10400430903520223