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  1. 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]

  2. 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]

  3. KOALA CORNER CHAIR --- CUSTOM ADAPTATION --- PURPOSE: To provide seating and positioning for a child with microcephaly, epilepsy, and developmental disabilities. Made to dimensions specified by a therapist, this unit includes a chair with a footrest and a table that enable the child to be seated in a posturally and functionally correct position for learning, eating and playing. Made of plywood, the unit has a pedestal seat with a winged back for shoulder protraction. The seat and back panels are equipped with fabr...[More Information]

  4. LARGE RIFTON ACTIVITY CHAIR The Large Rifton Activity Chair Standard is a positioning chair designed for children with neurological and physical disability for use in the classroom and at home. It enables children to learn functional sitting skills while they participate in activities. The Rifton Activity Chair does not require any additional tools to make adjustments. Parents and caregivers can make adjustments with the child in the chair. OPTIONS: Spring Option - This allows the child to have user-initiated movement. It ...[More Information]

  5. 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]

  6. LECKEY SQUIGGLE ESS-EARLY SITTING SYSTEM The Leckey Squiggles Early Sitting System (ESS) is a 3-in-1 sitting system designed to provide support in sitting for children up to 4 years and 40 pounds with mobility and physical disabilities. The Leckey Squiggles ESS encourages 3 different types of sitting: 1. Dynamic Sitting – providing support to the trunk that moves with user's movements (this is a side view); 2. Long Sitting – sitting with legs out straight, often used to help stretch out the hamstring muscles on the back of the legs; an...[More Information]

  7. 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]

  8. MOBILE CORNER SITTER Picture of MOBILE CORNER SITTER The Mobile Corner Sitter is a posture chair designed for use by children with mobility or severe physical disabilities. Designed for children ages 4 to 8 years up to 58 inches tall or smaller children ages 8 months to 4 years, up to 39 inches tall, these chairs are intended to help children develop postural control and encourage balanced weight bearing. Features include removable, adjustable head supports; a padded removable, adjustable abductor; a height- and depth-adjustable tray; swivel loc...[More Information]

  9. 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]

  10. ONE LEG THERAPY STOOL ------- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: The stool helps those who struggle with fidgeting, such as individuals with Autism, ADD, ADHD or other cognitive disorders. Old crutches and scrap wood are utilized to create an adjustable seat that helps one practice self-regulation. COMMENTS: The One Leg Therapy Stool allows those with cognitive or fidgeting impairments practice self-regulation. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Unspecified. TITLE: One Leg Therapy Stool Autism. REF: Ins...[More Information]

  11. 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]

  12. 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]

  13. 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]

  14. 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]

  15. 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]

  16. 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]

  17. 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]

  18. 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]

  19. SAFCO ZENERGY BALL CHAIR With an exercise ball-based design, users of the chair are able to sit in therapeutic alignment. The chair allows an individual to practice correct posture over time. DIMENSIONS: 23 inches height x 22 1/2 inches width x 22 1/2 inches depth. CAPACITY: Weight rated for up to 250 lbs. COLOR: Black, red or white. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer....[More Information]

  20. 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]

  21. 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]

  22. 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]

  23. 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]

  24. 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]

  25. 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]

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