Magazine article The Exceptional Parent

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Magazine article The Exceptional Parent

New Products

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This stand-up wheelchair is intended for children over 18 months. Propelled like a standard manual wheelchair, this product allows the user to stand up with a touch of a button. The seat depth and arm-rest height are adjustable. The chair is easily transportable and comes with detachable rear wheels, front casters, a knee support, and battery pack.

LEVO USA, 140 Howell Road, Ste. 3, Tyrone, GA 30290; Phone: (888) LEVO-USA (538-6872); Web site:; E-mail:


This learning toy uses S.M.A.R.T. Chip Technology to teach children about letters, colors, numbers, and music with stimulating lights, sounds, and music. The toy teaches songs that can be played back either by note, color, or following a blinking light. In addition to teaching, the toy also tests in different categories, including note, color, object, and song quiz modes. The S.M.A.R.T. Chip Technology automatically adjusts to the child's learning and skill level. Advanced levels only occur following consecutive correct responses and the toy adjusts down if the child has difficulty mastering the task.

KIDdesigns, Inc., 1299 Main St., Rahway, NJ 07065-0902; Phone: (888) TOP-TOYS (867-8697); Web site:


These reusable stickers are designed as communication aids for children. Sold in packs of 50 words each, Ransom Notes comes in 14 different word kits for exactly the right situation. Each sticker has commonly used single words and phrases in different colors and fonts. The stickers adhere to practically any surface and can be easily removed and reused.

My World[TM] Inc., 9687 E. River Rd., Minneapolis, MN 55433; Phone: (763) 754-4403; Web site:


This car seat footrest is for children with physical disabilities. …

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