Powered mobility interventions for very young children
Bray N, Kolehmainen N, McAnuff J, Tanner L, Tuersley L, Beyer F, et al. Powered mobility interventions for very young children with mobility limitations to aid participation and positive development: the EMPoWER evidence synthesis. Health Technol Assess 2020;24(50).
Wizzybug and the Wizzybug Loan Scheme
Evans, N. and Baines, R. (2017) Trends, goals and outcomes for children and families using early powered mobility in a charitable loan scheme. Journal of Enabling Technologies, Vol. 11 Issue: 4, pp.138-147.
Practice considerations for use of EYPM
Livingstone, R. and Paleg, G. (2013) Practice considerations for the introduction and use of power mobility for children. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 56: 210–222.
Rosen, L., Plummer, T., Sabet, A., Lange, M.L., Livingstone, R. (2017) RESNA Position on the Application of Power Mobility Devices for Pediatric Users.
Systematic Review of EYPM outcomes
Livingstone, R. and Field, D. (2014) Systematic review of power mobility outcomes for infants, children and adolescents with mobility limitations. Clinical Rehabilitation, Vol. 28(10) 954 –964.
Other research articles
Bray, N., Noyes, J., Edwards R.T. and Harris, N. (2014) Wheelchair interventions, services and provision for disabled children. A mixed methods systematic review and conceptual framework. BMC Health Services Research, 14:309.
Jones, M.A., McEwen, I.R. and Neas, B.R. (2012) Effects of power wheelchairs on the development and function of young children with severe motor impairments. Physical Therapy, 131-140.
Livingstone R. and Field, D. (2015) The child and family experience of power mobility: a qualitative synthesis. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 57: 317–327.