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    Pics- Special needs seats and stretcher harness

    Our model is Tyler. He is 10 years old, 71 lbs, 54" tall and has a 19" torso. He just outgrew the Regent a few months back.

    First is the TheraPedic 2000.

    This seat harnesses from 20-102 lbs. Both the TheraPedic 2000 and the 2500(40-130 lbs) have high sides, side head rests. You can adjust the harness in the back and fine tune it on the front. The crotch strap is also adjustable.

    2000
    Tyler is at the top slot of this seat and his shoulders are squished.





    2500
    Tyler had room to grow. Quite a bit, actually.







    These are not squishy seats. They have little padding and are very straight. L corners.

    The Merritt Roosevelt harnesses 35 - 115 lbs. Tyler actually has this seat. He has a lot of grow room. Shane Merritt worked at Britax and worked on the Regent. This is reflected in the Roosevelt.

    A head rest comes with the seat. You can get a pommel (well, all different sizes and firmness), side supports, and two different seat extenders. If the child does not have as much head control, a zelcro cap can be added.

    I will work on getting more pics of this seat.



    It can be installed long or short belt path.

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    Re: Pics- Special needs seats and stretcher harness

    Next is the EZ On 101M2 Vest.

    This vest is for 20-100 lbs, for kids that have to lay prone or suspine. For under 30", you use one seat belt. 30" or over, you use two. Great for a casted leg. This takes up a lot of room. We installed in the back of a minivan, with a doll.







    The 103Z has a zipper in the back. Good for a kiddo that escapes from the car. We used it with the tether mount and had the hip hooks also. It took a bit to get Tyler into it, and he was cooperating!

    The Carrie car seat comes in 4 sizes. 20-40 lbs, 30-60 lbs, 50-100 lbs and 60-130 lbs. The 2 smaller sizes, you seat belt over the seat first, then buckle the child in. The 2 bigger sizes you buckle the harness, then sealt bet around. Pic on the left.

    It looks a lot like the feeder seat.


    For the 2 smaller sizes, I don't like how the vehicle seat belt hits the hip part of the harness.
    Last edited by Judi; 02-28-2009 at 01:41 PM.

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    Re: Pics- Special needs seats and stretcher harness

    The Safeguard transport seat mounts on a stretcher. We saw this at Lifesavers also. It harnesses from 22 to 100 lbs.




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    Re: Pics- Special needs seats and stretcher harness

    Thanks for all the great pics Judi!!

    Tyler is such as sport for being your model in the pics and WOW over how much growing room he has left in the 2500!!
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    Re: Pics- Special needs seats and stretcher harness

    He went with us every day and did very good! he was happy to be a model.

    The instructor's assistant has an 18 year old daughter that is in the 2500. I sat in it. Also, your can put them in a stroller.

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    Re: Pics- Special needs seats and stretcher harness

    Super cool seats. What a great seat model.
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    Re: Pics- Special needs seats and stretcher harness

    How did I not see this before?! Great job!!! (reppity reppity reppity)

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    Re: Pics- Special needs seats and stretcher harness

    do you mind if I piggyback here and post a few photos from my special needs class?






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    Re: Pics- Special needs seats and stretcher harness

    Thanks Luvbug! Well the first looks like the Carrie car seat, being used with a stretcher, of course.

    The other two look like a WC19 approved wheelchair.
    Last edited by Judi; 05-06-2009 at 04:14 PM.

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    Re: Pics- Special needs seats and stretcher harness

    Would anyone know which SN seats are available in Canada? If any? Legally, I mean.
    Cat in Canada
    DS1 7 yo - 47 lbs (47"/??"t/??"top of head) - boostered in SKMonterey/2TBs/2CowmooPWSG/2HarmonyNBBs
    DS2 4 yo - 34.5 lbs (40"/15"t/??"top of head) - FF in CowmooMA/TrueFit/2Radians/2Nautiluses/HarmonyV7
    Also in possession of: Graco SafeSeat1 and MyRide (loaned out) + 1 demo seat: SnugRide.

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    Re: Pics- Special needs seats and stretcher harness

    That, I do not know.

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