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Five-year-old Rhiannon, who has mild cerebral palsy, is quite small, and needed a relatively high platform to give her stability transferring on to the toilet but also struggled to step up so high.

Custom step and rail

Rhiannon’s therapist therefore asked for an extra step between the floor and the platform. This needed to be retractable in order to fit into the family bathroom and enable the shower door to be opened. Also, the rails are height adjustable so they can be raised as Rhiannon grows and still provide optimum support. Read more...

Wheelchair protection

However, she happily attends school and enjoys playing with her sisters Georgia and Stephanie in their beautiful home near the water in Sydney’s south. Read more...

Steps for therapy

However, the steps need to fit into the building in which each service is housed, and suit their individual arrangements. Read more...

Bunking down

The beds were designed so they could be used as bunks or detached and used as separate beds. Read more...

Growing up with TAD

Grace has cerebral palsy, vision impairment, hearing impairment and developmental delay. She needed the raised bed so that her carers did not have to bend over when tending to her, and side railings to keep her safe at night. Read more...

Safe in bed

Margaux has Angelman syndrome and frequently has insomnia, so it is very important that she is prevented from wandering around the house at night while her parents are asleep. Read more...

Custom cup

With developmental delay, cerebral palsy and vision impairment, as well as some changes to her mouth structure following an accident, Aviva was coughing when she used most cups. She was not adequately swallowing the liquid and there was a danger that she would choke. Read more...

Exercise ladder

But Angela and Phil were determined that their son would have the chance to live a happy and fulfilling life, and to be as independent as possible. Read more...

Change table, supportive seating and Freedom Wheels

These included items adapted to suit Aiden, such as a standing frame, a side support chair and table, and a Freedom Wheels bike. When Kath wanted help with a change table for the bathroom, it was natural for her to ask TAD for assistance. Read more...

Daniel Rides and Swings

Daniel is a happy five-year old who has cerebral palsy. Over the years, his parents have frequently turned to TAD for help so Daniel is able to enjoy the things other little boys of his age do – riding his bike, being pushed on the swing and playing with toy cars and trucks. Read more...

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