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Adapted Classroom Chair

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CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable a child with neurological disabilities to participate in the classroom. This chair began with the standard classroom chair. Side supports were created from metal plates and fixed to a bracket underneath the seat. Covered rectangular foam wedges were later fitted inside the supports to hold the child in position and prevent the child's knees from splaying outward. Glides were also placed on the legs of the chair to make it easier to move on carpeted floors. TITLE: School Desk and Chair. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Vol. 21 no. 3, Spring 2001: p.16. PAGES (including cover): 2 2001.

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09/22/2003
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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