Entrepreneurs Design Backpack For Kids On The Spectrum


It may look like a typical book bag, but a backpack designed by a group of college students to meet the sensory needs of kids with autism is far from ordinary.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.disabilityscoop.com

Not high tech, but this low tech adaptive pack is a great idea generated by business students…

The Disability Scoop.com shared a new backpack design for students on the spectrum. The Nestle Pack provides sensory input as well as attachment of oral and tactile fidgets. Read on about the innovative pack.

HT to Disability Scoop for sharing this post.

Hmm, I wonder if an optional belly strap would also help???


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About Carol Leynse Harpold, MS, OTR/L, SCLV, ATP, CATIS

OTR/L with more than 35 years experience in pediatrics, school based therapy and adult rehabilitation. Masters of Science in Adaptive Education/Assistive Technology with 20 years experience in AT in education of elementary, middle school, secondary, post secondary students and work environments for adult clients. A RESNA Assistive Technology Practitioner with ACVREP CATIS credentials, AOTA Specialty Certification in Low Vision, USC Davis Executive Certificate in Home Modifications, servicing adults and students with disabilities in employment, education, and home environments. A 2020 graduate of the University of Alabama Birmingham Low Vision Certification Program.
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