Equipment

The need for equipment is par for the course for us.

We have found that Mikayla needs different equipment to help with different things…..from postural support, to therapy, to play, to greater independence, to back care for me…………

There is simply not one piece of equipment that does everything we need it to, and as Mikayla is a child, her equipment needs have varied over time, and many pieces of equipment have needed adjustment and replacement for growth and changes in her needs.

This list is by no means exhaustive, but I hope it gives some idea of what is/has been involved over the past 6 yrs for us.

  • corner chair with adductor pommel
  • bath chair
  • cut out table
  • static stander
  • Kelly chair
  • specialized potty seating
  • adductor straddle seat
  • height adjustable bench
  • height adjustable table with cut out
  • gator frame
  • hart walker
  • height adjustable change bench
  • wheelie stool
  • tilt stool
  • wedge cushion
  • shower chair
  • kaye walker
  • manual wheelchair
  • modified tricycle
  • modified car seating
  • power wheelchair
  • height adjustable supportive seating – Mygo Hi/Lo system
  • Flamingo Potty/Shower Chair
  • Beach/All Terrain wheelchair (hippocampe)
  • kidwalker
  • portable ramping

Also things such as:

  • AFOs
  • leg splints
  • soft hand/wrist splints
  • hard arm splits
  • theratogs
  • casts
  • swash brace
  • lipped plates/bowls
  • thicker handled cutlery
  • non-slip matting
  • slope board
  • thicker pencils

Through to more recently:

  • home modifications including the modified bathroom (after moving to a single story home)
  • modified wheelchair accessible vehicle

That’s what I can think of off the top of my head – Im sure I’ll think of more as I go along and will update the list accordingly – and with photos as they come to hand…..

Kelly chair, cut out table, hand splint
Kelly chair, cut out table, hand splint

height adjustable cutout table and corner chair with pommel

height adjustable cut out table and corner chair with pommel

Hippocampe - All Terrain Wheelchair

Hippocampe – All Terrain Wheelchair

Hart Walker

Hart Walker

Modified Trike

Modified Trike

Manual Wheelchair

Manual Wheelchair

power chair

power chair

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