Bath Chair for a Boy with Short Arms

Designers: Robert Buechler, Aaron Carlson and Lenny Slutsky Supervising Professor: Larry Bohs

INTRODUCTION Our client, an 8-year-old boy with Thrombocytopenia Absent Radius (TAR) Syndrome, could not bathe independently because his arms are weak and very short. The Bath Chair has a PVC frame and mesh bath sponges as washing surfaces. A shower caddy is mounted […]

Automatic Rocking Chair

Designers: Katie Myers, Anne Marie Amacher, and Meredith Cantrell Client Coordinator: Diane Scoggins, Hilltop Home Supervising Professor: Larry Bohs

INTRODUCTION The Hilltop Home in Raleigh, NC is a residential facility for young children with profound physical and mental disabilities. The children enjoy and medically benefit from rhythmic motion, such as rocking, but due to various […]