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  1. 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]

  2. 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]

  3. 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]

  4. 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]

  5. RIFTON ADVANCEMENT CHAIR (MODELS R901, R902, & R903) Picture of RIFTON ADVANCEMENT CHAIR (MODELS R901, R902, & R903) The Rifton Advancement Chair is a modular seating system that promotes functional sitting for individuals with physical or neurological disabilities. This chair provides total support for people with little motor control or muscular strength. As sitting skills and strength are gained, this modular chair can be configured for decreased support. Adjustable arm prompts accommodate variable positioning, and assist in supporting posture for users that are unable to hold themselves upright for periods...[More Information]

  6. RIFTON COMPASS CHAIR (MODELS E310, E320, E330, E340, & E350) Picture of RIFTON COMPASS CHAIR (MODELS E310, E320, E330, E340, & E350) The Compass Chair is an ergonomic posture chair designed to provide support and positioning for children with mild physical disabilities. The armrests are high enough to provide upper body support and encourage self-supportive sitting, yet short so that the chair can be brought right up to a table or desk. The "hug" feel of the circular armrests provides a sense of security and boundary and enables the child to concentrate. The ergonomic curves of the Compass Chair promote correct posture. OPT...[More Information]

  7. 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]

  8. 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]

  9. 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]

  10. SEAT SHELL ADAPTATIONS --- CUSTOM ADAPTATION --- PURPOSE: To provide proper positioning for a child with multiple disabilities, including cerebral palsy and lung disease. The family owned a Medifab seat and insert that was used in the car and provided appropriate positioning and support. However, they found it inconvenient to transfer the seat from the car to the house each time it was needed. The solution was to create another shell for the seat insert using an existing Medifab mobile base frame that was not being us...[More Information]

  11. SMALL BALL CHAIR The Small Ball Chair is designed for children to improve posture and balance. Consists of inflatable ball for sitting and back support. Has four non-locking caster wheels. Includes pump. SIZE: 19 1/4 inches by 19 1/14 inches by 23 1/4 inches. COLOR: Silver...[More Information]

  12. SMALL WOODEN CHAIR --- CUSTOM ADAPTATION --- PURPOSE: To provide seating to encourage development of trunk control for children with balance or lower extremity disabilities or other physical disabilities. Made of plywood, these chairs have a low back and armrests and enable children to sit with their feet flat on the floor. The chairs are well-braced for added strength. TITLE: Happy Seating. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Volume 27, Number 3, October 2007: p. 9-12. PAGES: 5. (including cover). ...[More Information]

  13. 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]

  14. 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]

  15. 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]

  16. 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]

  17. 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]

  18. WOMBAT The Wombat is a child's adjustable positioning chair designed for use by children with mobility or neurological disabilities. This four-caster chair has an adjustable back and seat, and comes with a variety of support devices. The back adjusts manually in depth, height, and angle. The angle of the seating surface can be changed to accommodate multiple activities. In the classroom the chair can be adjusted for use by different children. OPTIONS: Available accessories include head supports, lift h...[More Information]

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