Profile 3

Wheelchair user with very poor balance and inability to grip and release objects.

Profile Group: G1

Functional Description: Wheelchair user with very 3 poor trunk control – poor balance.

Medical Description: All four limbs and trunk affected.

  • Unable to grip and release objects.
  • Can propel manual wheelchair.
  • May use a power chair for mobility.
  • Needs some assistance with activities of daily living (ADL).
Upper Limbs Trunk Lower Limbs
Severely impaired Moderate deformity or weakness (C6/7) Powered chair
Medical diagnoses (example):

Muscular dystrophy, Spinal Muscular Atrophy (Dysmelia), Spinal cord injury (Tetraplegia).


Inclusion Spectrum – modified, parallel, disability sport, separate.