Term Automobile/Van Adaptations
Code LH-0600.0100
Definition Programs that pay for or provide automobiles or vans which have ramps or wheelchair lifts, or seats or steering, signaling, gear shift and braking controls that have been modified for use by people who have disabilities; or that help these individuals to obtain this type of modification for their own vehicles. Also included are organizations that offer devices to facilitate the operation of specific functions within the vehicle such as car door openers, car door reachers, gas cap openers, seating restraints, especially designed rear view mirrors and other accessories which can be installed in or used with automobiles or vans.
Created 7/6/11
Changed 7/6/11
Use References
See Also References Adaptive Driver Training (PL-7400.1900-050)
Mobility Aids (LH-0600.5000)
External Classification Terms Assistive Technology Equipment Provision (NPC E08.02)
Biomedicine & Bioengineering (NTE G92)
Centers to Support the Independence of Specific Populations (NTE P80)
Disability (ACH M-01)
Health (CAN HC-300)
Health Care (USA HC-300)
Related Concepts Disabilities
Physical Disabilities
Facet Service
Bibliographic References ABLEDATA Thesaurus, Fifth Edition, Adaptive Equipment Center, Newington Children's Hospital, Newington, CT, 1990

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