One of the "goals" I asked for at Rehab was to please, please teach Bob to propel his wheelchair. I did this for two reasons. The first, I figured it would be a fairly easy goal for Bob to show "progress" in and second, I do get tired of pushing him around....
At first, he could only go backwards...
Then, around in circles, sort of...
But finally, he's getting the hang of it!
Yesterday, when we went to Rehab, I had Bob drive himself through the hospital.
He did pretty good.
Only nearly ran over one pedestrian.
...and one garbage can.
Only bumped into a few walls.
Only went about .0000000001 miles per hour. I mean, elderly ladies with walkers were passing him.
Only took a couple of wrong turns.
Only nearly knocked everything off the countertop at the Rehab check in.
Oh, I do wish he would look up when he's driving instead of looking down at his feet.
I told him that I was going to put a sign on the back of his wheelchair: CAUTION: STUDENT DRIVER