noun. a chair that has wheels modeled to accelerate the mobility of people not capable of walking without help. One of the oldest assistive technology tools, wheelchairs might be manual or motorized.

WHEELCHAIR: "Wheelchairs are often used to assist elderly individuals who can no longer walk. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "WHEELCHAIR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/wheelchair/ (accessed October 18, 2021).