Sep 082018
 
BK2018/57 – Blind dominoes playing boards

 Board and stand for standard dominoes gameBoard for Concentration game for double-9 set. The board for double-6 is similar. A ten year old boy who has been totally blind since birth had recently become interested in playing dominoes. The school had acquired two special sets of tactile dominoes, double six and double nine, where the […]

 September 8, 2018  Posted by at 08:25 Children's Equipment - Development and Play, Uncategorized Comments Off on BK2018/57 – Blind dominoes playing boards
Aug 142018
 
BK2018/58 – Body rollers modifications

  Unmodified body roller in use Modified body roller being moved Second body roller unmodified Modified body roller being moved The special school has two types of body roller to provide deep pressure therapy as the children crawl between the rollers; both have no means of moving them safely. On the first type of body […]

 August 14, 2018  Posted by at 15:54 Children's Equipment - Development and Play, Uncategorized Comments Off on BK2018/58 – Body rollers modifications
Jun 072018
 
BK2018/48 – RDA trailer remote speed control

A Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) school uses a small tractor to tow a powered machine for picking up horse droppings. Its speed needs to be controlled remotely by the tractor driver. The speed control lever is mounted on the tractor with plastic pipe clips which allows it to be detached easily when necessary. […]

 June 7, 2018  Posted by at 15:08 Children's Equipment - Development and Play Comments Off on BK2018/48 – RDA trailer remote speed control
May 272018
 
BK2017/32 - Four-sided activity stand

A special needs school needed an activity wall similar to those found in almost every junior school playground. The complication was that most of the children at the school were in wheel chairs so they could not access the usual type which is attached to a fence or wall. They needed a free standing unit […]

 May 27, 2018  Posted by at 15:24 Children's Equipment - Development and Play Comments Off on BK2017/32 – Four-sided activity stand
Mar 152018
 
BK2017/77 - Buggy steps

Buggy with steps in position Transit wheels in use Several of the children at a special school arrive in  MacLaren buggies which are quite high and they are unable to climb in and out of them. Because of their height and the fact that the seat is angled back, the children struggle to reach the […]

 March 15, 2018  Posted by at 14:44 Children's Equipment - Development and Play Comments Off on BK2017/77 – Buggy steps
Oct 132017
 
Modified Cozy Coupe to allow use by growing child Essex North Job

The cient had a rare genetic disorder and was really only happy when he was sitting in his “cozy coupe”. However, as he was outgrowing the  coupe he was having to bend his legs backwards to allow him to use the car. Essex north  adapted the wheels by extending both the front steering wheels and […]

 October 13, 2017  Posted by at 19:41 Children's Equipment - Development and Play Comments Off on Modified Cozy Coupe to allow use by growing child Essex North Job
Oct 132017
 
Xbox Controller Modification Essex North  Job 13/1306

The clients physiotherapist asked Remap to devise a way of preventing the client working the left side buttons with his right hand which he was apt to do but it was preventing correct development of his left hand. Essex North  volunteer added a perspex shield between the buttons preventing the right hand operating the left […]

 October 13, 2017  Posted by at 19:36 Children's Equipment - Development and Play Comments Off on Xbox Controller Modification Essex North Job 13/1306
Jun 022017
 
BK2015/10 – Activity stand

A special needs school required two mobile indoor stands onto which various items could be hung to provide visual and tactile stimulation to the children. Two simple A-frame gantries on castors were made. A similar outdoor stand has also been made. Berkshire Panel Job BK2015/10. BerksRemap@gmail.com

 June 2, 2017  Posted by at 09:09 Children's Equipment - Development and Play Comments Off on BK2015/10 – Activity stand