August 20, 2008
K.D. Nesbitt, Special Education Teacher
The elbow anchor gives Matthew the chance to accomplish tasks he otherwise could never do. His motor condition causes his arms to move rapidly and abruptly. He often knocks things over when he tries to reach them or pick them up.
Matthew has always struggled – even to get food to his mouth without knocking everything off his tray. If I put...
July 17, 2008
Derek uses the elbow anchors while sitting at a multi-purpose table. He sits like this every day during morning group. Derek also uses the elbow anchors at the lunch table, while sitting in a Rifton advancement chair. (We use the advancement chair without the L-bars and arm prompts.)
The elbow anchor has been a great tool for our students who are still working on head and trunk control while sitting. The...