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This is the 6th blog in our series on understanding cushion properties with the help of ANSI/RESNA and ISO standards. See part 1 here, part 2, part 3,part 4, and blog 5.
We’re continuing our series on understanding cushion properties with the help of ANSI/RESNA and ISO standards. So far, we’ve covered the ISO 16840-6 standard of simulation of aging, the pressure mapping test method, and the method for measuring the depth of immersion. Today we’re looking at the horizontal force test, which is part of ISO 16840-2, and a shear force test method.
As an occupational therapist who worked in seating clinics throughout my career, I always appreciated technologies that were innovative and improved by user feedback. Now, as the Director of Market Development for TiLite and SmartDrive, I get to help answer the challenge of integrating user feedback into product development and product updates.
Part 5 in our series about developmental milestones in early childhood focusing on mobility. Seepart 1, part 2,part 3, and part 4.
"When development along any line is restricted, delayed, or distorted, other lines of development are adversely affected as well.” (1)
Restricted experiences and mobility during early childhood can have a diffuse and lasting influence. Long term physical restrictions during infancy or early childhood can significantly alter and disrupt the entire subsequent course of emotional or psychological development in the involved child (2).
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More than 40 years ago, Permobil was founded with an idea: that what people can achieve should never be a question of ability, and we have the technology to make this dream possible. This belief is the very foundation of each of our brands – Permobil, TiLite and ROHO.
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