Purose : This study was to find the factors of guideline and expressing outcome about powered wheelchair
use for children with disabilities.
Method : The chosen studies were 38 published in Korea or abroad from 2000 to 2014, and the key research
is 2 review articles among them. And 19 studies were used by first search and 2 review articles to find
outcome factors and categorize followed ICF terminology. Moreover, 2 studies were analysed to find the
guidelines about powered wheelchair use for children with disabilities.
Result : All reviewed researches were published abroad. These suggested that powered wheelchair use for
children with disabilities didn't affect delayed development but many advantages. And they recommended
checking information about the guideline, child, parents and environmental support befor applying
the powered wheelchair to children with disabilities. Also, they usually used participation level
to express outcome about powered mobility use.
Conclusion : The power wheelchair was useful means of mobility for children who were delayed movement,
and it was important strategy to apply the powered wheelchair early for promote children's development
and participation normally. Finally, professionals needed to intervene contextual approaches concerning
children's families and environment, also institutional and social effort.