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Elevating Office Chair

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The Elevating Office Chair is an adjustable height chair designed to enable a person with a disability to easily reach a standard kitchen countertop. The modified office chair is mounted on a two-ton car jack. The car jack is operated by extension handles that are easily reached by the user. The unit is mounted on castors from the original chair. PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT: Designed by Frank Heminsley for wheelchair users who have standard height kitchen countertops and cannot reach them from a wheelchair. The modified chair raises the user to a suitable height to make the countertops more accessible.

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08/10/2003
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Tetra Society Of North America
Tetra Society Of North America Organization Type: 
Public
The purpose of Tetra is to recruit skilled volunteer engineers and technicians to create assistive devices for people with disabilities. Volunteer engineers, design technicians, and health professionals work one to one with their clients to make assistive aids or modifications to their environments.
Address: 
Email address: info@tetrasociety.org
Phone: 877-688-8762
Fax: 604-688-6463
Phone (U.S. and Canada): 
604-688-6464
Web Address: 
http://www.tetrasociety.org
Tags: 
Vocational Management, Recreation, Personal Care, Home Management, Computers