The A Frame by Smirthwaite is a swing frame that has been designed to handle a large weight capacity. It is designed for use by children with sensory integration disorders, and physical and neurological disabilities. Made from tubular steel and supported by six legs, the A Frame can handle 300 kilograms (661 pounds). This allows two Smirthwaite swings or bolsters to be used at the same time. It is easy to construct and can be used with or without cushioned mats.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: An eight foot high A- Frame with a heavy duty swivel hook to be used as a base for hammocks, tire swings, chair or platform swings that can be used for vestibular stimulation. Instructions for constructing a large A-frame using three 4 by 4 inches by 8 feet boards and 3/4 inch plywood. Lists materials needed. Includes drawing. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Arnold, P L TITLE: Designing for Individual Needs: A Manual on the Design of Environments
---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To custom adapt the height of a play frame for a child with multiple disabilities including cerebral palsy, epilepsy, visual impairment, and developmental delay. The child’s current play frame provides her with stimulation and entertainment. The play frame consists of a square fabric base on which the child lies, and two hooped rods with padded covers which anchor in pockets on opposite corners of the square and cross in the middle. The child had ou
The Portable Itinerant Support Frame, model 7250, is a support frame designed for use in therapeutic settings by individuals with physical and neurological disabilities. The ITN Support Frame is made with lightweight material for ease in transport, thus assisting therapists to provide suspended equipment treatment in remote locations. It comes with a built-in safety rotational device and a zippered carrying case. The ITN Support Frame is compatible with the following Southpaw Swings: Thera