Category Archive: Equipment

St. Louis HELP Equipment Drive

St. Louis HELP is having an equipment donation drive on October 11, 2014 at area Walgreen’s. St. Louis HELP is a non-profit organization that lends medical and adaptive equipment to local families at no cost. Here is a flyer with locations for equipment donation drop off. EquipmentDriveFlyer_10_11_14

Courtney Bed – Pediatric Special Needs Bed

I just came across information on the Courtney Bed which looks like the solution we were looking for a few years ago when transitioning our son out of his crib. We decided on a bed that sits very low to the ground with a long safety gate around his sleeping area and that solution has …

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Hands-Free Walkers

My son is getting close to outgrowing his current reverse walker so we are beginning the process of considering what comes next for him. One option we are exploring is a hands-free walker or gait trainer. These types of walkers have advantages and disadvantages and are certainly not the right choice for all children. As …

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St. Louis Equipment Companies for Wheelchairs, Walkers, Etc.

Med Resources Med Resources supplies respiratory equipment, walkers, wheelchairs, canes, ramps, products for the bathroom and other daily living aids. One mom’s experience with Med Resources- “We used Med Resources through Ranken Jordan to get my son’s bigger walker and it could not have been a better experience. The rep came during our already scheduled …

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Equipment Lending

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Would you like to borrow assistive technology and accessibility equipment while deciding what would work best for your family member? The following is a list of local resources that might help fulfill this need:   Paraquad maintains an AT Reutilization Program. Contact them at 314-289-4200.   St. Louis Help (Health Equipment Lending Program) also lends …

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Gait Trainers

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Rifton Pacer Gait Trainer KidWalk Gait Mobility System If you have experience with either of these gait trainers or another brand, please comment below to let us know what you think.

LadyBug Corner Chair and Kaye Corner Chair

Ladybug corner chair

LadyBug Corner Chair The LadyBug Corner Chair offers support for a child who may need to recline a bit more while seated. This chair offers a cushioned seat and back which are covered in easy to clean vinyl. The tray is waterproof and easy to clean as well. The back support, as well as other …

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Squiggles Seating System

Squiggles Seating System For a young child with greater support needs, including head support, the Squiggles Seating System might meet your needs.  Designed for children 1 to 5 years old, the Squiggles Seat is equipped with cushions and contouring for a comfortable fit for your child.  Unlike the chairs mentioned above, the Squiggle Seat can …

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Kaye Bolster Chair

Kaye Bolster Chair Designed for children with athetoid or spastic cerebral palsy, the Kaye Bolster Chair provides a wide base of support for ideal trunk alignment when seated.  The Kaye Bolster has a tray that can be used for eating, therapeutic and play activities. One of our families borrowed the Kaye Bolster Chair and found …

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Moderate Support Feeding/High Chairs

If your child does not need help with head support or a great deal of trunk support, the first two types of chairs may fit your needs. Keekaroo HeightRight Chair   The Keekaroo HeightRight Chair can be used for infants as a high chair with tray, but it can also be used as a chair …

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