Magazine article The Exceptional Parent

Quantum Dynamo Power Chairs. (Special Advertising Section)

Magazine article The Exceptional Parent

Quantum Dynamo Power Chairs. (Special Advertising Section)

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Let Children Enjoy Life to the Fullest

Dubbed "the power chair for playing," the Quantum Dynamo power chair line is giving children the opportunity to simply be children, sometimes for the first time in their lives.

Manufactured by Quantum Rehab, a division of Pride Mobility Products Corp., the Quantum Dynamo power chair line serves the needs of children with varying disabilities, focusing on a child's desire to be an active member of his family and circle of friends.

While the Quantum Dynamo offers many features that allow for easy maneuverability in the home, at school or on the playground, parents and children prefer the Dynamo for its non-medical, aesthetically pleasing design, outstanding indoor and outdoor performance, and the variety of vibrant, child-friendly colors available.

"The Quantum Dynamo line takes away the stigma of being in a power chair," says Scott Higley, National Sales Manager, Quantum Rehab. "The Dynamo's design and performance capabilities allow children to keep up with friends in a variety of environments, from the tight corners of the classroom to the playground and ball field."

Positive Outcomes Thanks to the Quantum Dynamo Line

Luke, a young boy with muscular dystrophy, experiences the benefits of using a Quantum Dynamo every day. Thanks to the Dynamo he affectionately named "Buzz," Luke is able to play soccer and other sports with his brother and friends. Luke's mother, Diane, sees the positive impact this power chair has on her young son's life, returning him to his happy, easygoing personality. "It allows him to be a kid again," she says.

Craig, a six-year old boy from the Washington, D.C. area, was diagnosed with type III osteogenesis imperfecta, a debilitating bone disease. During his first power chair evaluation at the Hospital for Sick Children in Washington, the seating clinic therapists recommended that Craig try out a Quantum Dynamo power chair. …

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