This is Bell Hall, the only dormitory on Main Campus. It is home to 90 of our Honors and Scholars Program participants and various other students who may have special housing needs.

Post-Secondary Education: What Your Student With A Disability Should Know

This is a guest post by Erin Breedlove, a first year college student with Cerebral Palsy. It's that time of year again! Many students are headed off to various universities, technical, and vocational schools in the fall.  Has the student adequately prepared to be properly served upon his/her [..}

Summer Poses Increased Risk for Spinal Cord Injuries

This article is reprinted with permission from the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis. The summer months are some of the busiest for spinal cord injuries, warn leading doctors at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, a Center of Excellence at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. As we [..}

Positioning Possibilities of the EasyStand Bantam (video)

Altimate Medical designed the new EasyStand Bantam to offer an infinite number of positioning possibilities into one pediatric stander. These position possibilities are especially beneficial for children with flexible or fixed contractures because they can start standing supine with hip/knee flexion [..}

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Stimulus Funds + EasyStand Standing Frames = Filling Assistive Technology Needs in Schools

School therapists, are you aware that federal stimulus funds may be available for adaptive equipment like standing frames?  Your school could have the opportunity to get adaptive equipment for your classroom through the Economic Stimulus Package. As a therapist in education, it is important to be [..}

Here I am with one of the great members of my medical team, Dr. J. Craig Morrison, Orthopedic Surgeon.

What Can Happen When You Work with a Great Medical Team

This is a guest post on the EasyStand Blog, by Rhonda Clark. Having Cerebral Palsy for almost 40 years now, working with many physical therapists (PT), occupational therapists (OT), and medical doctors (MD) has pretty much become the norm for me. Over the past 13 years I've had the privilege of [..}

EasyStand Bantam Works for Max When No Other Stander Would…

I got a tweet this morning from a mom, who wrote a blog post about her experience with the EasyStand Bantam stander for her son.  They have tried several other standers in the past but have not found one that her son could use. Mom explains, "I asked one day if they could recommend a stander for [..}

Stand Up and Fight for the Equipment You Need

In the past few months I've had the great pleasure of working with children who have tried the new EasyStand Bantam Stander. Parents, teachers and therapists were thrilled with how well the child can stand, sit and position in the Bantam. They like how it fits naturally in the home and school, [..}

Ryan gets all the benefits of standing while having fun helping mom with breakfast in his EasyStand.

20 Fun Activities for Kids to do While Standing…

Keeping kids busy is a full time job and finding fun options for kids with disabilities can be even more challenging.  A great place to start is to find activities your child is interested in and build adaptations from there. This is a collection of ideas from parents, clinicians and teachers on [..}

Here are the research studies that document how a standing program helps motor skills.

Can a Passive Standing Program Improve Motor Skills?

This is a guest post on the EasyStand Blog by Ginny Paleg, DScPT, MS, PT. Ginny is a pediatric Physical Therapist from Silver Spring, MD. This post will be of interest to physical therapists and physicians, and others with a clinical background.  The EasyStand Blog will feature a blog post from [..}

What are the Indications and Contraindications for a Standing Program?

This is a guest post on the EasyStand Blog by Peter Wankelman. This post will be of interest to physical therapists and physicians, and others with a clinical background. My name is Peter Wankelman and for the past 15 years I have earned the reputation as the “Altimate” Road Warrior. In that [..}