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We often discover lots of new and innovative products for children and adults with disabilities, through word of mouth or from our current suppliers. As there are so many new products, it is hard to know what to feature and what will benefit our families the most. The following products have caught our eye, and we would like to know if you think we should stock them.

Let us know your thoughts!

 

‘Toilet Time’ Picture Cards

Some children have difficulty understand-ing and anticipating the toileting routine. These step by step sequencing cards help explain the process visually. The pack contains two sets of cards, one for a boy and another for a girl plus a parents guide.

£7.00

Code: CC0340

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Childs, Collapsible Portable Urinal

This child-friendly compact urinal (affectionately known at Fledglings as ‘Froggy’) could be a god-send for families travelling this summer. If your child needs to ‘spend a penny’ when stuck in a traffic jam, there’s no need to worry as the dis-creet ‘Froggy’ will take care of the problem wher-ever you are. Suitable for both boys and girls, this item will also help when toilet training your child and can be especially helpful for children who use wheelchairs.

£14.95

Code: CC0336

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Moozi

The low profile switch joystick
Moozi is simple to position on a tray or table, using Velcro™ or a non-slip mat. It has a smooth, light sliding action (190g force) so, with the right choice of knob, even young children will soon use it with ease.Its low profile allows the hand to rest in a natural position so it is very comfortable to use. Moozi is also suitable for visually impaired users as it has tactile features that help with finding the right direction.
With its standard 9-pin D-connector, Moozi can be used to drive any wheelchair with a switch-type controller (such as Dynamic Controls Master Switch Interface™).  It can also be used to control other kinds of multiple switch activated equipment (with similar voltage/current requirements and adaptors where necessary).
As long as a flat surface is available to put the Moozi on, no mounting brackets, spanners or fiddly screws are needed.
Moozi comes with Velcro™ for sticking to any flat surface. The 4 control knobs can be secured using a grub screw for maximum security.
Available in red, blue and black.
Moozi Base: £155.00
Moozi knobs:
T: £20.00
Mushroom: £20.00
Knobbly: £20.00
Bug: £20.00
Moozi Assessment Set (base + 4 knobs) £220.00

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Flexzi

The funky, flexible gadget stand
Flexzi is a single strand of flexible plastic segments allows perfect positioning for smaller items like buddy buttons, mobile phones, remote controls and sat-navs.
Flexzi comes in 3 lengths:
Small: 15cm (weight limit 2kg)
Medium: 30cm (weight limit 0.8kg)
Large: 45cm (weight limit 0.5kg)
All Flexzies are available in pink and green with black end pieces.
We do not recommend long Velcro base Flexzies as they they are not very stable.
Flexzi: velcro base 15cm- £41.50
Flexzi: velcro base 30cm-£46.00
Flexzi: with superclamp (fixed) - 30cm -£62.50
Flexzi: with superclamp (fixed) - £66.50

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Flexzi 2

Flexzi² is a double stranded Flexzi that offers a more stable support system – ideal for iPads and other larger items – just keep in mind that shorter Flexzies will be more stable and can hold more weight than longer ones.
Flexzi² comes in 3 lengths:
Small: 15cm (weight limit 4kg)
Medium: 30cm (weight limit 1.6kg)
Large: 45cm (weight limit 1 kg)

Flexzies come in a choice of 2 colours: pink and green with black end pieces.

Flexzi 2: with superclamp- 30cm. £75.00

Flexzi 2: with superclamp- 45cm. £83.25

 

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Flexzi Max

Flexzi Max is a desk console to hold all your stuff: iPads, iPods, phones, switches, buttons, remotes, mini hi-fi speakers, mirrors, games, handsets, toys and much, much more.
The giant, stable base grips the desk with Velcro™, allowing you to mount and position anything you like, exactly where you want it.  It’s the ultimate ergonomic desk tidy and gadget holder.
The sculpted mounting ends and funky segmented strands look amazing and complement your tech, without fiddly adjusters and holders.
Nothing could be simpler or more flexible.  For users with restricted mobility Flexzi Max allows you to set up everything you need in the right place.  It can be configured in numerous different ways with single and double mounting ends and adjustable lengths.

The Flexzi Max Extra includes an extra double mounting end and 12 additional Flexzi segments to extend your Flexzies.

Flexzies come in a choice of 2 colours: pink and green with black end pieces.

Flexzi Max options come with a Velcro™ base only.

Flexzi Max: Standard-£83.25

Flexzi Max kit:£104.25

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Grabzi
The groovy grippable grab bar
Grabzi offers a secure anchor point for one hand allowing the user to focus on the free hand with the effect that involuntary movements are much reduced and control is improved.  This in turn enables useful functional tasks to be undertaken.
Grabzi can also help to support people with low muscle tone to maintain a stable sitting position and improve head and upper body control.
It is secured with Velcro™ and will stick to most surfaces including textured plastic trays and wooden desks where suction cups tend not to hold on well.
Grabzi is made from robust polyurethane with a stainless steel handle covered in soft, comfortable foam.
Grabzi is available in black, pink and green options.
Grabzi also has a companion product - Groovz.
£37.50
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Groovz

The super stable arm guide

Groovz can help people with impaired upper limb function to stabilise themselves, enabling them to perform useful tasks with their hands that they may not otherwise be able to manage.
Groovz attaches to desks, trays and other surfaces with Velcro™ which sticks well to surfaces that suction cups won’t hold on to (such as textured plastic trays). Clean and degrease the surface and stick down the Velcro™ pad provided.
You can purchase Groovz with or without a supportive wrist strap.
Groovz comes with or without a black wrist strap. These can not be purchased separately.
Groovz require in excess of 20kg force to remove.  Place the forearm into the guide and secure with the strap if required.
Available in pink, green and black.
Please note: Groovz are hand-made and some mottling of the colour often occurs in the manufacturing process. This does not affect the function of the product in any way.
One size.
£50.00
 
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Rokzi Armz

Stability for school chairs
A simple and effective stability system for children and young people with disabilities, who need extra support when using standard school chairs.
 
The Rokzi system consists of two elements – Rokzi Armz and Rokzi Legz which can be used together or separately.
 
Rokzi Armz are simple, bolt-on armrests which provide comfort, confidence and security, making it easier to sit and stand up safely. They have been specially designed to harmonise with the existing chair, helping children and young people with disabilities integrate into mainstream school environments.  They are available in dark gray, blue or red to match most school chairs.
 
A 5mm allen key (supplied) is required to fit the Rokzi Armz and Legz.
They fit chairs with 19mm diameter round tubular legs only.
£79.25
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Rokzi Legz

Anti-tip security for school chairs
A simple and effective stability system for children and young people with disabilities, who need extra support when using standard school chairs.
 
The Rokzi system consists of two elements – Rokzi Armz and Rokzi Legz which can be used together or separately.
 
Rokzi Legz are simple, bolt-on anti-tip legs which prevent children from tipping school chairs, potentially causing serious injury.  Now even longer and more effective, with new, versatile clamp mounting, all at a lower price!  They have been specially designed to harmonise with the existing chair, helping children and young people with disabilities integrate into mainstream school environments.  Supplied in pairs to fit to front or rear legs (or both - two pairs required).
 
A 5mm Allen key (supplied) is required to fit the Rokzi Armz and Legz.   They fit chairs with 19mm diameter round tubular legs only.
 
Rokzi legs are available in black.
£30.00

For more information on any of these products, call us on our helpline:0845 458 1124 or email enquiries@fledglings.org.uk

 

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Lucy is a little girl with chronic juvenile arthritis who loved to draw until the pain when holding a pencil became too great. Lucy's mother contacted us to ask if we could help. After much discussion and careful searching we found two different types of crayon which were easier for Lucy to hold. She started drawing again and sent us this lovely picture to thank us.


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