Tips & Advice Ingenious Solutions from the Field: Adding a Communication Tray to the Activity Chair May 02, 2016 by Elena Noble, MPT
For those who would like to use a communication device while in the Rifton Activity Chair, here is a creative solution from a school-based therapist. 1. Replace an armrest on the Activity Chair with the metal forearm prompt base (without the arm prompts attached). 2. Attach the clamp that comes with the Dynamic Pacer communication tray to the forearm prompt base. 3. Insert the communication tray post into...
Tips & Advice The New Rifton Seating Worksheet May 14, 2013 by Ann Kurtz
Rifton provides quality customer service and continually seeks ways to improve a customer’s experience when interacting with us. Recently we have improved our seating recommendation services to help you get the right size of chair the first time round. Choosing the right size of adaptive chair for a child with disabilities can be challenging; there are so many dimensions to consider. Therapists...
Tips & Advice Seating Problems Solved by the Rifton Activity Chair August 23, 2011 by Clare Stober
We always appreciate it when clinicians tell us about unique ways they’ve found to use our innovative medical equipment. Since introducing the Rifton Activity Chair in March 2010 we’ve had a steady stream of compliments and feedback from therapists telling why they like the chair. Here’s a short presentation we made from a list sent to us by Judi Rogers OTR/L of Los Angeles Unified...
Tips & Advice Chair Basics August 16, 2011 by Clare Stober
As a marketer, I shouldn’t be telling you about our product design, development and manufacturing details. But I’m so impressed by what it takes to make each Rifton Activity Chair that I can’t resist ‘lifting the hood’ and sharing these facts: A fully-loaded Rifton chair has over 1,080 separate pieces. Manufacturing each finished chair takes the combined efforts of...