Assistive Devices: Positioning Aids (Slideshow)enparentshttps://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/P_AssitiveDevices_Positioning_Aids_enHD_1.jpgKids with special needs have many options when it comes to supportive seats. View this slideshow to see what's available. assistive devices, positioners, cerebral palsy, cp, special needs, chair, commode, stander, infant seat, wheelchair, bath, bathing, bathroom, toileting, car seat, floor sitter, activity chair, activity table, shower chair, 06/07/201710/31/201910/31/2019Mary Bolton, PT10/01/201995432635-2867-40f6-8d30-38e2270d662dhttps://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/assistive-devices-positioners.html/<p><span style="font-size: 12.16px;"><span style="font-size: 12.16px;"></span><span style="font-size: 12.16px;">Kids with special needs might need help with sitting.&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 12.16px;">P</span><span style="font-size: 12.16px;">ositioning aids&nbsp;</span>provide supported sitting and help kids carry out everyday activities. </span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 12.16px;">Watch this slideshow to see what positioning aids are available</span><span style="font-size: 12.16px;">. C</span><span style="font-size: 12.16px;">lick on the arrows t</span><span style="font-size: 12.16px;">o go to the next slide or to return to an earlier slide.</span></p> <div class="rs_skip rs_preserve"><!-- TinyMCE Fix --> <script src="//familysurvey.org/misc/javascript/js_apps/kh-slideshows/kh-slider.js" type="text/javascript"></script> <script src="//familysurvey.org/misc/javascript/js_apps/kh-slideshows/assistivedevices-positioners-en.js" type="text/javascript"></script> </div>Dispositivos de ayuda para personas con discapacidades: Ayudas de posicionamiento (PresentaciĆ³n de diapositivas)Los niƱos con necesidades especiales pueden necesitar ayuda para estar sentados. Las ayudas de posicionamiento les ayudan a estar sentados y a hacer sus actividades cotidianas.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/es/parents/assistive-devices-positioners-esp.html/7248c691-4719-4231-b576-408d1dc84015
Assistive Devices: Walking and Mobility (Slideshow)Kids who have trouble walking have many options when it comes to getting around. View the slideshow below to learn more.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/assistivedevices-mobility-slideshow-html.html/422675fd-9d20-4405-95a6-dfd12116eae5
Cerebral PalsyCerebral palsy is one of the most common developmental disabilities in the United States. It affects a person's ability to move and coordinate body movements.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/story-cerebral-palsy.html/c17c0b68-3e8b-4d2e-9639-8cc27ff43d52
Cerebral Palsy (CP)Learn all about cerebral palsy (CP), one of the most common congenital disorders of childhood. Help your child or teen manage the condition, and find the help and services that kids with CP are entitled to.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/center/cp.html/efe651ef-23e3-47db-9e18-f26ac3a1eb3b
Cerebral Palsy Checklist: Babies & PreschoolersIf your child has cerebral palsy, there's a lot to know. This checklist makes it easy to find out what programs and services may be available to you.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/cp-checklist-younger.html/b4bcc9af-ba7b-48b9-893f-42487d916c20
Cerebral Palsy Checklist: Big KidsIf you have a school-age child with cerebral palsy, there's a lot to know. This checklist makes it easy to find out what programs and services may be available to you.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/cp-checklist-big-kids.html/ae0bb623-b044-4183-a2a7-14b97d97aa2e
Cerebral Palsy Checklist: Teens & Young AdultsIf your teen has cerebral palsy, there's a lot to know. This checklist makes it easy to determine what programs and services might be needed as your teen nears adulthood.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/cp-checklist-teens.html/5d460cde-6713-4360-ac8e-560c01a2fb18
Finding Respite Care for Your Child With Special NeedsFinding that perfect person to care for your child can be a challenge. These resources can help.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/respite-care.html/ac182f03-7445-409f-b6be-e592121335e6
Going to an Occupational TherapistOccupational therapy helps children overcome obstacles to be as independent as possible. Learn more about OT.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/kids/occupational-therapist.html/9ecadc70-436b-4573-a947-12df6b333021
Kids With Special NeedsLots of kids have special needs. Find out more in this article for kids.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/kids/special-needs.html/59add500-bf3d-4e15-8611-87e58e291780
Muscular DystrophyMuscular dystrophy is a disorder that weakens a person's muscles over time. People who have the disease can gradually lose the ability to do everyday tasks.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/muscular-dystrophy.html/470da9dd-ba4f-4a20-890d-d7e8f712a0f6
Occupational TherapyOccupational therapy can help improve kids' cognitive, physical, and motor skills and build their self-esteem and sense of accomplishment.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/occupational-therapy.html/e6873992-af60-4bab-82d9-3bd1fe9ad5a3
Physical TherapyDoctors often recommend physical therapy for kids who have been injured or have movement problems from an illness, disease, or disability. Learn more about PT.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/phys-therapy.html/b6464f6d-3679-4c44-b12d-6d6d3b1a95a7
Spina BifidaSpina bifida is a birth defect that involves the incomplete development of the spinal cord or its coverings. It's usually detected before a baby is born and treated right away.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/spina-bifida.html/a13499de-e5ce-40a1-a8bd-12bd447f75cf
Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a condition that causes muscle weakness and atrophy. There's no cure, but therapy and other treatments can help most people who have SMA.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/sma.html/a161e655-0f4d-4b0e-8d85-c5deb4d839cc
Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Steven's Story (Video)Steven was diagnosed with SMA when he was 3. Here's a look at his life today and why he says, "When someone tells you you can't do something, don't be afraid to try something new."https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/steven-story.html/2cf2ecd0-4b12-4bf3-a971-11f202228007
WheelchairsWheelchairs are a way for some people to be independent, despite illnesses or injuries. Find out more in this article for kids.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/kids/wheelchairs.html/659ae94f-c1ee-40b7-a024-c6de75b25325
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