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Chailley Cart

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---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a customized mobility cart for children with mobility disabilities such as spina bifida and hydrocephalus. This child is paralyzed from the waist down, and the only way she could move independently was to drag herself on her stomach across the ground. The Chailley Cart is designed as a mobility device for young children who cannot walk but have good upper body strength. The cart is made primarily of plywood. It has a winged back support and an extended, upholstered base with a lap belt. The child propels the cart by pushing it directly on the side wheels; It also has front and rear castors to prevent overturning and to facilitate steering. The cart can be used by children who are too young for a wheelchair, allowing them to develop skills in steering and to build muscle strength. TITLE: Gaining movement. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Volume 31, Number 1, Summer 2011: p. 14. PAGES: 2 with cover.

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Chailley Cart

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Technical Aid To The Disabled (TAD)
Technical Aid To The Disabled (TAD) Organization Type: 
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TAD is a charity organisation that has the authority to fundraise. TAD uses volunteers dedicated to the design, construction and provision of aids for people with disabilities. Members of TAD provide a resource pool comprising a range of design, engineering, rehabilitation, computer, therapy and other professional and technical skills. Aids custom-designed by TAD volunteers are described in the TAD Journal.
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Email address: tad@tadnsw.org.au
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http://www.tadnsw.org.au
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Therapeutic Aids