A woman meets with her clinician and provider to assess the fit of her new wheelchairGetting your first power chair can be a demoralizing process — at best you get to pick the color. Even well-meaning therapists and providers often don’t know what to expect. Until you have used it for a while, you can’t know how a power chair fits into your life. It’s then that you learn what works and what doesn’t, what you want and what you don’t — the good, the bad and the indifference of power chair use. When the time comes for a replacement, you know much more about what you need and what you want.

Still, the process of moving up to your second power chair isn’t seamless. Knowing h