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--- CUSTOM ADAPTATION --- PURPOSE: To provide outdoor mobility for a teenager with cerebral palsy. The teenager had outgrown the child’s jogging stroller she had used outdoors for hiking and rugged terrain. The existing three-wheeled jogging stroller was redesigned and rebuilt to accommodate her. To bring the center of gravity more over the wheels, the wheels were moved in relation to the chassis and the frame rebuilt. The original aluminum tubing was reused and extended where necessary. To widen the seat, a gusset was made from the fabric of the stroller’s matching carrying bag and a new back was fashioned from netting. New footrests were made from PVC and attached to the front wheel. Guards on the insides of the footrests protect the user from tangling her feet in the wheel’s spokes. TITLE: Super Jogger. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Volume 24, Number 4, Summer 2004: p. 11. PAGES: 2 (including cover).
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Technical Aid to the Disabled (TAD)TADNSW 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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Wentworthville, New South Wales 2145
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