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The Elevating Office Chair is an adjustable height chair designed to enable a person with a disability to easily reach a standard kitchen countertop. The modified office chair is mounted on a two-ton car jack. The car jack is operated by extension handles that are easily reached by the user. The unit is mounted on castors from the original chair. PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT: Designed by Frank Heminsley for wheelchair users who have standard height kitchen countertops and cannot reach them from a wheelchair. The modified chair raises the user to a suitable height to make the countertops more accessible.
Notes: Tetra is a voluntary organization which links persons with disabilities, technical volunteers, professional engineers, technicians, and tradesmen. Persons interested in having this device made for them should contact Tetra.
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This product record was updated on August 11, 2003.
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Tetra Society of North AmericaThe purpose of Tetra is to recruit skilled volunteer engineers and technicians to create assistive devices for people with disabilities. Volunteer engineers, design technicians, and health professionals work one to one with their clients to make assistive aids or modifications to their environments.
3077 Granville Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3J9
Telephone: 877-688-8762 or 604-688-6464.
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