The client requires a step to encourage correct posture when sitting in a dining chair, which will not move out of place but can be removed when required. A wooden step with holes to accept the chair legs provides a simple solution.
We received the following request.
I wonder if you could help out a local child who has mild cerebral palsy with adjusting a school science stool?
I fitted two science stools with adjustable flip down foot rests and modified the front stool legs to mitigate tip risks.
Our client suffered from MND and a support had been made to help lift her head, but she was finding it a little difficult to move her head sideways to look at her computerised vision driven voice box or her carer. 0
Help for children with dwarfism at school and home to reach wash basins, toilets and other places.
A low, wide and lightweight laptop table for a client
The client needed special foot support for this chair. A hingeable flap was added.
Provide safe means of carrying a ventilator, two infusion pumps and an oxygen cylinder on a child’s walking aid
An eleven year old boy with sensory processing issues, finds it difficult to remain seated in class. He was rocking his chair back and forth. The school negated this risk, only for him to start throwing his weight sideways, putting him at risk of tipping to the side.
The client uses a powered riser-recliner chair and finds the controller confusing, causing her to panic. A cover was made that allows her to use a restricted number of buttons, but still allows her careers full access.
Gary could not use his favourite arm chair as it was too low and no raisers were avaliable.
This project raised the chair by approx 75mm
5yr old loved pushing her dining chair back during and after eating, with the risk that she would tip the chair over backwards.
The client’s Occupational Therapist has requested a slide, to enable the child to remove himself from the wheelchair – and have fun doing so. The slide will also help to improve the child’s strength, as he will pull himself back up the slide to get back into his wheelchair.
The client needed arm support when seated. A standard dining chair was converted with a table rest.
The client, a 7 year old child, has cerebral palsy and is unable to walk, talk and has poor vision. One of his carers wanted a special folding chair to fit into a small room, which would provide the correct body support. Modifying a standard baby bouncer type chair was tried without success. A special chair was designed and made from wood.
The client needed a workshop stool that would provide support to his badly damaged pelvis and back to allow him to return to work in comfort. Working with him and his OT we devised the right amount of support, stability and mobility by modifying an existing commercially available stool.
Because of his height, the client finds that the footrest of his riser/recliner chair does not support his feet.