The Active Wheelchair Platform Rocker is a rocking attachment for a wheelchair designed for use by individuals with mobility or neurological disabilities, Alzheimer's disease, or spinal cord injury. This unit is designed to enable an individual to experience the benefits of rocking without transfering from a wheelchair. The rocker features an entry/exit rear ramp, adjustable front caster stops to center the wheelchair on the platform, and two safety wheelchair tie-down straps. The Active Platfo
The Challenge Platform Wheelchair Rocker is a rocking attachment for a wheelchair designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. This device enables individuals to experience the benefits of rocking without transferring from a wheelchair and is designed for individuals with good upper-body strength and a sense of balance. The platform base has minimal arc, requiring users to exert more force to cause rocking movement.Features include entry/exit from the platfor
The Easy Platform Wheelchair Rocker is a rocking attachment for a wheelchair designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. This device enables the user to experience the benefits of rocking without transfering from a wheelchair. The rocker features entry/exit using a rear ramp. The adjustable front caster stops center the wheelchair on the platform and two safety straps secure the wheelchair to the platform for added security. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 48 x 30 inches.
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a motorized sensory platform for a high school student with shaken baby syndrome to allow her to enjoy movement and music independently. The young woman has severe cognitive, visual, and physical disabilities and poor muscle coordination. She can only voluntarily control her head and right hand. She spent most of her time in a manual wheelchair and was unable to propel herself. Her teachers were unable to give her constant 1-on-1 attenti
CUSTOM ADAPTATIONPURPOSE: To make it possible for a wheelchair to absorb the shocks from the involuntary backward and forward movements of a girl with cerebral palsy. This girl has broken parts of her chair several times previously. Instead of building a special rocking chair, it was decided to convert the wheelchair itself into a rocking chair. A device was built using 6-millimeter thick aluminium plate rolled to a suitable curve. The chair can be rolled onto the device and tied down. The devic
The Wheelchair Glider is a rocking or glider platform for a manual wheelchair that is designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury and others who use a wheelchair. A person in a wheelchair rolls onto the platform using it spring-loaded ramp system, and he or she is able to glide (move horizontally forward and backward) by holding onto handles on each side of the plat form and pushing or pulling. If the user does not have use of his or her ar