Learn from the experts...

Meet your instructor

PT, ATP, Co-Founder, and CEO of Ride Designs

Tom Hetzel

Tom Hetzel has been involved in virtually all levels of the seating and mobility industry for over 30 years. He supports the clinical practice at Aspen Seating and leads education and product design at Ride Designs. Tom holds multiple patents in the wheelchair seating and mobility industry. When Tom is not working, he tries to hide in the mountains, camping, hiking, biking and simply hanging out with his family.

Worth your time?

The vast majority of students think so!

5 star rating

Excellent course and content

Mary McDonagh

Sound, practical and really useful

Sound, practical and really useful

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5 star rating

Well presented

Cynthia Willman

Complex information

Complex information

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Wheelchair Seating Strategies

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome

    • Welcome

  • 2

    Chapter 1: The Challenge

    • Chapter One Video

  • 3

    Chapter 2: Sitting Biomechanics

    • Chapter Two Video

  • 4

    Chapter 3: Principles of Postural Support

    • Chapter Three Video

    • Test your learning

    • What comes next?

  • 5

    Wrap it up

    • Course Evaluation