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Headpod: Head Support to Promote Participation, Learning, and Motor Control

Anat Lahav - M.Sc. P.T., physical therapist specializing in rehabilitation and child development. Beit Issie Shapiro


Beit Issie Shapiro’s Technology Center’s staff manage a professional blog in the field of assistive technology (AT). The blog includes posts on ideas for uses of AT, applications and technologies in the field of education and treatment of people with disabilities.


The Headpod is a low-tech device that can be attached to a variety of seating/standing systems and even to some walkers, such as the Hart Walker. The Headpod allows children and adults with poor head control, and without excessive tone, to maintain their head in midline, to look around, to maintain eye gaze, and...


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