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  1. ABLE GENERATION BASIC PLAY CHAIR Picture of ABLE GENERATION BASIC PLAY CHAIR The Able Generation Basic Play Chair is a youth positioning chair designed for use by children with physical disabilities. This wooden chair features a moveable seat which can be angled and adjusted to any height within a specified range. The seat can be lowered so the child's legs rest on the floor, enabling supported floor play. The chair includes a nylon seat belt and pads. OPTIONS: An optional footrest and tray (sold separately) are available for the regular chair. A therapeutic back insert ...[More Information]

  2. ABLE GENERATION MODULE A PLAY CHAIR Picture of ABLE GENERATION MODULE A PLAY CHAIR The Able Generation Module A Play Chair is a youth positioning chair designed for use by children with physical disabilities who have adequate head control and early sitting skills. This wooden chair features a moveable seat which can be angled and adjusted to any height within a specified range. The seat can be lowered so the child's legs rest on the floor, enabling supported floor play. The chair includes a nylon seat belt, pads, a flat insert back, and a pommel. OPTIONS: An optional footrest ...[More Information]

  3. ABLE GENERATION MODULE B PLAY CHAIR Picture of ABLE GENERATION MODULE B PLAY CHAIR The Able Generation Module B Play Chair is a youth positioning chair designed for use by children with physical disabilities who require additional trunk support. This wooden chair features a moveable seat which can be angled and adjusted to any height within a specified range. The seat can be lowered so the child's legs rest on the floor, enabling supported floor play. The chair includes a nylon seat belt, a winged insert back, one- or two-inch side leg pads, and a pommel. The winged back inser...[More Information]

  4. ABLE GENERATION MODULE C PLAY CHAIR Picture of ABLE GENERATION MODULE C PLAY CHAIR The Able Generation Module C Play Chair is a youth positioning chair designed for use by children with physical disabilities who require full back, head, and trunk support. This wooden chair features a moveable seat which can be angled and adjusted to any height within a specified range. The seat can be lowered so the child's legs rest on the floor, enabling supported floor play. The chair includes a nylon seat belt,height-adjustable legs, a therapeutic insert back, a choice of one- or two-inch ...[More Information]

  5. BETTERPOSTURE KNEELING CHAIR - STANDARD (MODEL F1420) Picture of BETTERPOSTURE KNEELING CHAIR - STANDARD (MODEL F1420) The BetterPosture Kneeling Chair - Standard, model F1420, is a height-adjustable posture chair designed to promote good posture and strengthen the lower back muscles. The user sits in a kneeling posture with the knees resting on a knee pad. This manually height adjustable kneeling chair has a steel frame with nylon casters. The seat and knee pad are made of supportive polyurethane foam covered with durable fabric. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 21 to 28.5 x 29 x 18 inches. The seat is 12.5 x 17.5 inches. T...[More Information]

  6. Beach Chair Supports Child With Cerebral Palsy. ------- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Posture chair with a wide base to allow stability on uneven ground. Chair made with plastic water pipe and fittings, with the deep seat made of nylon mesh, pop riveted to the frame. There is a chest high bar which can be fitted across the front. Designed for an active child with cerebral palsy. COMMENTS: Working drawings of the chair are available from: Technical Aid to the Disabled, 227 Morrison Road, PO Box 108, Ryde, New South Wales 2112, Austra...[More Information]

  7. CORNER SITTER Picture of CORNER SITTER The Corner Sitter is a corner chair designed for use by children with neurological or severe physical disabilities. This chair is designed to help improve posture and promote upper body control. Features include a reclining backrest with adjustable sides for lateral support. The backrest angle is adjustable from a 20 degree recline to 15 degrees prone. Other features include a hip belt and an adjustable depth, removable pommel. The chair folds flat for storage. OPTIONS: Options include a high-ba...[More Information]

  8. CRAZY CREEK CHAIR & POWER LOUNGER Picture of CRAZY CREEK CHAIR & POWER LOUNGER The Crazy Creek Chair and Power Lounger are therapeutic seats designed for use by individuals who are unable to stand for long periods. The portable seats provide a padded seat and back support that can be used on the ground, boat deck, etc. They are constructed of coated 420 pack cloth, closed cell foam, fastex buckles, nylon webbing, carbon fiber stays and Neoprene. These seats can be adjusted from sitting to flat positions; they are waterproof and can be rolled or folded for carrying. Creek C...[More Information]

  9. Chair for the Child with Hypertonic CNS Dysfunction. ------- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Chair with a cylindrically shaped seat for the child to straddle, in order to promote balance and encourage adduction and external rotation of the hip, hip and knee flexion and ankle dorsiflection. Describes child's chair made with a length of 10 inch sewer pipe on a base high enough that the child's feet rest flat on the floor. The base and backrest are made of wood. Seat and back are padded, and velcro straps may be added as thigh supports. Inclu...[More Information]

  10. Cylinder Chair. ------- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Chair with cylindrical back and sides to provide support for the trunk and encourage the child' s shoulders forward. Chair made with wood and a cardboard cylinder. Lists materials needed and provides instructions for constructing the chair, which can be made with a removable pommel. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Hartrick, J TITLE: Equipment to Make: A Guide for Parents with a Child who has a Physical Disability REF: Melbourne, Australia: He...[More Information]

  11. FIRST CLASS CHAIR (MODELS FC 2000 & FC 4000) Picture of FIRST CLASS CHAIR (MODELS FC 2000 & FC 4000) The First Class Chair is a youth positioning chair designed for use with children with physical and neurological disabilities. Designed to promote good feet-on-the-floor posture, this vinyl-upholstered chair is equipped with a pelvic strap and has a height- and depth-adjustable seat with up to 15 degrees of tilt. Each armrest is independently height-adjustable and they swing to the side for ease in transfer and positioning. OPTIONS: Adduction pads; headrest; and an accessory kit with a trunk har...[More Information]

  12. HEATHFIELD CHAIR WITH ADJUSTABLE ARMS (MODELS 6901, 6902, 6903, 6904, 6905, & 6906) Picture of HEATHFIELD CHAIR WITH ADJUSTABLE ARMS (MODELS 6901, 6902, 6903, 6904, 6905, & 6906) The Heathfield Chair with Adjustable Arms, models 6901, 6902, 6903, 6904, 6905, and 6906, is an adjustable child's posture chair designed for home or classroom use by children with physical or neurological disabilities. This chair is designed for good postural sitting with minimum support. It is a low chair with a choice of feet on the floor, dolly, footrest, or footplate configuration. The legs and arms can be adjusted independently. The seat height and depth are also adjustable. The chair is a...[More Information]

  13. HEATHFIELD CHAIR WITH FIXED CARVER ARMS (MODELS 6911, 6912, 6913, 6914, 6915, & 6916) Picture of HEATHFIELD CHAIR WITH FIXED CARVER ARMS (MODELS 6911, 6912, 6913, 6914, 6915, & 6916) The Heathfield Chair with Fixed Carver Arms, models 6911, 6912, 6913, 6914, 6915, and 6916, is a child's posture chair designed for home or classroom use by children with neurological or physical disabilities. This low chair has a contoured seat and buckle strap for good postural sitting with minimum support. It is available in feet on the floor, dolly, footrest, or footplate configuraton. OPTIONS: Flat seat; Velcro strap; tray; footrest; footplate; dolly (mobile base) with 75-millimeter locking...[More Information]

  14. HOWDASEAT The Howdaseat is a posture chair or web seat designed to provide correct support for the back for persons with back and lower extremity disabilities. The multi-purpose, roll-up seat is made of sanded basswood slats covered with stain and water resistant canvas. Cotton webbing straps are attached to the back and seat of the chair with a stapling and wrapping method of closure for extra strength and durability. Designed to firmly support the back, the seat wraps itself around the back and bottom w...[More Information]

  15. KANGAROO CHAIR AND TABLE -------- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create custom adapted Kangaroo chair and table set for a child with developmental delays. The child has had a Kangaroo chair and table set for several years. The Kangaroo is generally designed to provide well-supported long floor sitting for children up to primary school age, and has a chair with a winged back support and a height-adjustable table. However, the child still needs long periods on floor sitting to stretch his legs and loosen his ...[More Information]

  16. KANGAROO CORNER CHAIR --- CUSTOM ADAPTATION --- PURPOSE: To provide supported seating for a child with cerebral palsy, developmental disabilities, and hearing and vision impairments. Made of wood, this low-to-the-floor chair and table set enables the child to sit with correct, supported posture with her legs straight out in front of her to stretch the hamstrings. The set is adjustable and can be used for eating, reading, or play. TITLE: Playing and Growing. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Volume 25, Number 4, Summer 2005....[More Information]

  17. KAYE KINDER CHAIRS (MODELS K1 & K2) The Kaye Kinder Chairs are positioning chairs designed for use by children with neurological or severe physical disabilities. These wooden chairs are designed for children between one and seven years of age up to 48 inches tall. Model K1 is a low chair designed to fit under preschool tables between 17 and 25 inches tall. Model K2 has long legs and is intended for use at standard 30-inch tables. Model K2 is suitable for children who have outgrown conventional highchairs, but still require that de...[More Information]

  18. KAYE NEAT-SEAT The Kaye Neat-Seat is a youth positioning chair designed for use with children ages two to six years with mobility, neurological, or other physical disabilities. Useful for traveling therapists, wooden one-piece unit combines a table and positioning chair and folds flat without tools for storage and transport. This seat provides a firm seat, back, and footrest to maintain proper postural alignment, freeing the child's arms for skilled movement. The chair is particularly useful for children with ...[More Information]

  19. LECKEY EASY SEAT Picture of LECKEY EASY SEAT The Leckey Easy Seat is a youth positioning chair designed for use with children with mobility and neurological disabilities. Designed to provide users with a variety of customized seating options, this seat allows for seat depth, leg height, armrest height, and backrest angle adjustment. Since the legs are independently height adjustable, the seat can also be tilted in space. Other features include an adjustable headrest, a height- and angle-adjustable tray with a molded rim to prevent objects ...[More Information]

  20. MERRY MOTIVATOR Picture of MERRY MOTIVATOR The Merry Motivator is a height-adjustable geriatric chair designed for use by individuals with mobility, walking, or balance disabilities. This chair is designed to enable the user to remain seated while propelling the chair with his/her feet. The design keeps the coccyx off the seat, reducing the risk of pressure build-up and ulcers. Standard features include a low pressure seat with pneumatic lift for height adjustments, a high back, washable upholstery, side pouch, a non-tip U-shaped base, f...[More Information]

  21. NADA-CHAIR The Nada Chair is an adjustable posture chair with poly/cotton pad to provide extra support for the lumbar (lower back) area. The fabric "back- sling" uses the knees to brace the back and maintain the curve of the lower spine. Webbed straps extend from the back pad around the knees while sitting. A buckle between the knee straps prevents legs from abducting. Padded around the knees and back for extra comfort. COLORS: Assorted....[More Information]

  22. NEUTRAL POSTURE CHAIR - 6000 SERIES Picture of NEUTRAL POSTURE CHAIR - 6000 SERIES The Neutral Posture Chair - 6000 Series is an adjustable office chair designed for use to provide back support while working at a desk. This chair has a high back with adjustable back height and angle and an inflatable lumbar pad. This chair features six seat size and contour options with adjustable seat height, depth, angle, and tension. It has adjustable arm height, width and 360-degree armpad rotation. The 6000 Series also has a plastic outer shell and a multi-function mechanism with seat sli...[More Information]

  23. ORTHOPOD CHAIR The Orthopod Chair is a high back posture chair designed with a back support system engineer for the human spine. This adjustable office chair features a free float and dynamic back that moves with the user; adjustable arms with 7 different height settings; a free float seat tilt that locks into any position; a totally adjustable strapping system for individual and precise back support comfort. The chair has a 5 point base with caster wheels. OPTIONS: The chair is also available with a mediu...[More Information]

  24. PEDIATRIC BALL CHAIR (MODEL AP 400) Picture of PEDIATRIC BALL CHAIR (MODEL AP 400) The Pediatric Ball Chair is a posture chair designed for use by children with physical or neurological disabilities. This chair is designed to promote dynamic active sitting to strengthen a child's back and help his/her posture. The chair consists of a frame, with a back rest, that holds a therapy ball as the seat of the chair. The latex-free ball can be inflated to different sizes to accommodate the child. The frame has non-locking casters for mobility, and the four legs are height adjustable....[More Information]

  25. POSITIONING CHAIR Picture of POSITIONING CHAIR --- CUSTOM ADAPTATION --- PURPOSE: To provide proper positioning for a child with neurological disabilities. An existing Sebel Hobnob Junior Chair was modified to meet the child's specific needs. A height-adjustable footrest that slides out from under the seat was added. The chair was also equipped with glides on the legs for easier movement, and ant-tips were added to the rear legs. For more precise support, a removable lateral plywood insert was added to the seat. The insert was removable when...[More Information]

  26. RIFTON STATIONARY CHAIR LARGE (MODEL R613) Picture of RIFTON STATIONARY CHAIR LARGE (MODEL R613) The Rifton Stationary Chair, model R613, is a positioning chair designed for individuals 53 to 72 inches tall with mild physical or neurological disabilities. Intended for individuals who can walk with assistance and do not need a chair on wheels, this chair enables the child to sit properly positioned with feet on the floor (or with the footboard at floor level). The Stationary Chair comes with the chair frame, and a choice of the low backrest with armrests and pads or the high backrest with ar...[More Information]

  27. RIFTON STATIONARY CHAIR MEDIUM (MODEL R612) Picture of RIFTON STATIONARY CHAIR MEDIUM (MODEL R612) The Rifton Stationary Chair Medium, model R612, is a youth positioning chair designed for use by individuals 42 to 55 inches tall with mild physical or neurological disabilities. Intended for individuals who can walk with assistance and do not need a chair on wheels, this chair enables the child to sit properly positioned with feet on the floor (or with the footboard at floor level). The Stationary Chair comes with the chair frame, and a choice of a low backrest with armrests and pads or a high ...[More Information]

  28. RIFTON STATIONARY CHAIR SMALL (MODEL R611) Picture of RIFTON STATIONARY CHAIR SMALL (MODEL R611) The Rifton Stationary Chair Small, model R611, is a youth positioning chair designed for children 36 to 46 inches tall with mild physical or neurological disabilities. Intended for children who can walk with assistance and do not need a chair on wheels, this chair enables the child to sit properly positioned with feet on the floor (or with the footboard at floor level). The Stationary Chair comes with the chair frame and backrest with armrests and pads. The seat depth is adjustable, and there is...[More Information]

  29. RIFTON TODDLER CHAIR (MODELS E760, E770, & E780) Picture of RIFTON TODDLER CHAIR (MODELS E760, E770, &  E780) The Rifton Toddler Chairs are positioning chairs designed for use by children with physical or neurological disabilities. Made of solid maple, these chairs are designed to encourage normal posture while discouraging abnormal patterns. The calf rest swings and locks at the desired angle for varying degrees of knee flexion. The footrests adjust separately for vertical height position, and can pivot out of the way to facilitate transfers. All models include a hip strap. OPTIONS: Tray, suction cup ...[More Information]

  30. Roller Chair. ------- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Tubular chair with a straight back allowing a child with spastic cerebral palsy to sit with legs apart and feet flat on the ground. Chair made of plywood and hardboard. Two 8 by 8 pieces of wood rounded at the top are joined by 3 struts, two on the bottom, one on top. A piece of plywood 15 1/2 by 20 inches rounded at the top is screwed to the back. Hardboard (14 by 21 1/ 2 inches) is soaked overnight then bent over frame and tacked into place. A 1 ...[More Information]

  31. Sleek Seat. ------- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Positioning seat to hold a child's legs in a flexed position, bring the shoulders into protraction and allow the hands to come together midline. Chair made from a large cardboard or PVC tube cut into the shape of a chair with edges padded with foam tubing, and a hole cut out of the area behind the head. The seat is a velcro-attached cotton sling, adjustable in depth, suspended in the tube. Includes drawings. SKILLS REQUIRED: Plastics. Sewing. Assem...[More Information]

  32. Square Chair. ------- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Chair with sides and a pommel to provide support for a child who cannot sit alone. Instructions for constructing a chair of plywood - 1 back, 1 seat and 2 sides - and a dowel for a pommel. The pommel can be made adjustable by drilling several holes it can fit; it can also be padded, as can the chair. Includes drawings and a list of materials needed. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Hartrick, J TITLE: Equipment to Make: A Guide for Parents with...[More Information]

  33. Standard Chair Conversion: 2: Backrest. ------- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: High back provides more support in a classroom chair. Back for a classroom chair made of plywood to fit the width of the chair and torso height of the child. Additional head support and harnesses depend on medical advisor. Includes drawing. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Caston, D TITLE: Easy to Make Aids for Your Handicapped Child REF: London, England: Souvenir Press: p 38-39. Also available from Prentice-Hall, Englewoods Cliffs, NJ. NARIC ...[More Information]

  34. TEEN / ADULT BALL CHAIR (MODEL 678) Picture of TEEN / ADULT BALL CHAIR (MODEL 678) The Teen/Adult Ball Chair, model 678, is a posture chair designed for office use by individuals with balance disabilities or back problems. This ball-shaped chair is designed to take pressure off the spine, reduce muscle tension, improve balance, and strengthen the torso. Features include an adjustable back rest and a latex free ball that can be inflated to the height of the user. DIMENSIONS: The ball is 22 inches. CAPACITY: 600 pounds. COLOR: Color may vary. ...[More Information]

  35. THERADAPT POSTURE CHAIR WITH LUMBAR SUPPORT The TherAdapt Posture Chair with Lumbar Support is a posture chair for preschool/primary or intermediate aged children. The Posture Chair positions child in a semi-kneeling position with forward tilting seat, keeping the back straight and the pelvis in proper position. The seat is height adjustable with dual adjustable knee pads. The chair has front castors. SIZES: Preschool/primary fits children 3 to 4 feet tall; Intermediate fits children 4 to 5 feet tall. OPTIONS: Velcro straps, seat belts, t...[More Information]

  36. TRIANGLE CHAIR ------- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Triangle chair to provide back and side support and to keep a child's legs apart. Describes chair made of 3 quarter-circles of plywood fastened together to make seat and support sides; 2 dowels are fastened to the front of the seat to keep the child's legs separated. This can be used on the floor or fastened to a standard chair. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Finnie, N R TITLE: Handling the Young Cerebral Palsied Child at Home REF: New York:...[More Information]

  37. ZACKBACK POSTURE CHAIR Picture of ZACKBACK POSTURE CHAIR The ZackBack Posture Chair is an adjustable office chair that provides postural support for individuals with back pain. This chair has two adjustable back support pads, one at the lower thoracic level and the other in the sacral region. The chair's sacral support stabilizes the pelvis in its proper neutral position, while the chair's lower thoracic support elevates and stabilizes the rib cage. Together, they prevent a slumped sitting posture....[More Information]

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