CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with a muscular disability resulting in limited strength to carry her infant. Lightweight plywood was used to build a carrying box sized so the base fit on the steps of the individual's home. The box is equipped with small rear wheels on the base, a long U-shaped handle made of copper tubing, and straps to hold the baby in the proper position. With the baby secured in the box at the bottom of the steps, the user steps up one step and rolls the
Baby Seat for a Wheelchair is designed for use by an individual with limited lower extremity strength and coordination the ability to interact with their baby while in transit.
The Buggypod Lite is an attachable baby seat carrier that can be mounted to the side of most wheelchairs. It is designed to enable individuals who use wheelchairs to travel outdoors independently with their child. The Buggypod Lite can be folded against the wheelchair when not in use or detached entirely from the wheelchair for storage or travel. This add-on seat has a soft, padded seat cover; a 5-point safety harness with three adjustable positions; an attachable/detachable wheel; a footrest; a
The Convaid Trekker is designed for users with mobility disabilities. The wheelchair is intended to be a lightweight, compact-folding, and adaptive-assistive device. The Convaid Trekker meets needs of both families and therapists, and offers the flexibility of 180 degree reversible seating that lets occupants face forward or face their caregivers with a simple adjustment. Additionally, it includes separate base and seating module, reversible seating, variable positioning, transit option, and ada
The Cursum Stroller is a baby stroller for wheelchair users by designer Cindy Sjöblom, designed to overcome the added challenge a mobility disability adds to early parenting in the first stages of infancy. The Cursum stroller concept aims to make life a little easier by adapting to use in tandem with a wheelchair. Swivel wheels, complete height adjustment, attention to comfort and visibility and advanced safety features give parents added security and a little independence to an already challeng
The Easy Stroll is a universal Connector that links a Wheelchair and a Baby stroller. It is designed for individuals with mobility disabilities, walking disabilities, or lower extremity disabilities who use a wheelchair to travel outdoors independently with their child. This small rod-like device has locking clasps on either end - one to clasp the bar between the front two wheels of the parent’s wheelchair and the second to clasp the bottom bar located on the back of the baby’s stroller. Once se
Styled specifically to appeal to very young children and their families, and developed in conjunction with therapists and care-givers, the Bee seating system by Jenx is a playful and gentle introduction to supported seating. Providing a high level of versatility through a comprehensive range of fixed and height adjustable bases, along with a wide variety of head, trunk, leg and foot support options mean each Bee can be exactly tailored to the needs of any individual child. Adjustable back angle
The New Bug Special Needs Stroller, Deluxe Package (Size Small), is an adapted stroller designed for children with lower extremity disabilities. It offers tilt-in-space functionality to provide the child with pressure relief and positional change, as well as numerous other adjustable features. The New Bug Special Needs Stroller has a backrest that can be reclined up to 40 degrees and adjusted in height by 3.9 inches. It has an integrated headrest for improved posture, a footrest that tips up and
The Ormesa Clip Stroller (Size 1) is a lightweight, foldable stroller designed for children with mild to moderate neurological or mobility disabilities. It is designed to provide the child with additional head and trunk support. Made of an aluminum frame painted with non-toxic epoxy paint, the Clip Stroller features a semi-rigid, reclining backrest that can be adjusted from 0 to 12 degrees from the upright position using the zippers located behind the backrest. It also comes with a leg support b
The Smart Baby Buggy is a sensored baby stroller specifically designed for parents who are blind or visually impaired. Ramona Williams, a woman who is visually impaired, and a team of students from the Department of Bioengineering at Imperial College London, came together to create a stroller that can sense its surroundings and send the user audible and haptic feedback through its handlebar and the accompanying mobile app.
Smartbe is an intelligent self-driving stroller. This equipment can be controlled through the user’s Android or IOS smartphone or smartwatch, so it may be beneficial to parents who are blind or visually impaired. Smartbe has a motion tracking sensor system that will monitor the user’s movements and move when he or she moves and stop when he stops. It also has sensors that can detect and maneuver around obstacles in the user’s path. Smartbe has battery-powered electric engines that propel it forw
The Stingray is a pediatric wheelchair designed for use by children with limited lower extremity strength and coordination associated with cerebral palsy, stroke, and traumatic brain injury. Its adjustments, comfort, and lightness of steering are keywords for this wheelchair. The Stingray offers an 180 degree turn able seat - even with a child seated. This seat allows the parent or caregiver to make a variety of angle adjustments to support the child needs.
The Trotter Pediatric Mobility Chair is an adapted stroller designed for children with upper extremity disabilities, lower extremity disabilities, or balance disabilities. This chair has a depth-adjustable padded seat and an Adjustable Tension Positioning™ (ATP™) backrest, and a positioning belt and a five-point “H”-style harness with padded straps to help keep the child safely secured to the seat. It also features two eight-inch front casters and two large rear wheels with toggle locks, and a p