SEATING DEVICE FOR MULTIPLY HANDICAPPED INFANTS.Return to Search Results
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------- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Simple seating device to hold mildly involved children positioned correctly in standard chairs. This describes a commercial device called "Baby Safe Sit" but the pictures are so well drawn that the device could be fabricated if it cannot be found in stores. It is designed to use with healthy infants from 3 months to 2 years of age. It is one piece with a high back for support, a padded seat, and a support flap that is positioned between the child's legs and brought up around the trunk and buckled in back of the chair. There are ties on all four corners of the padded seat to tie to the chair legs. Includes drawings and photographs. SKILLS REQUIRED: Sewing. AUTHOR: Montgomery, P; Cashin, H. TITLE: Seating Device for Multiply Handicapped Infants REF: Journal: Physical Therapy; Vol 65 No 7, July; p 1069-1070. 1985.
Notes: Will stop a child from slipping down in a chair, or from falling to the side. Not intended for children who lack head control or who have excessive hypotonia.
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