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Assisting others/childcare: all 28 tips and ideas

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User with his daughter on the changing tableAdjustable-height changing table
- suitable for parents of young children with disabilities
User next to crib with the gate open
Photo:  Tomas EngblomAdjustable-height crib
Crib suitable for parents with disabilities who have young children
Adjustable-height cribAdjustable-height crib
Crib suitable for parents with disabilities
Child in baby carrier on user’s lapBaby carrier for parents who use wheelchairs
Having babies in a carrier makes it easier for parents who use wheelchairs
Child in baby carrier on user's lap. 
Photo: Tomas EngblomBaby carrier for wheelchair-bound parents of small children
Baby carrier that makes it possible to ride in wheelchair with child on lap.
Babysitter attached to tableBabysitter chair on table
Babysitter chair mounted on table with casters, appropriate for parents who are wheelchair users.
Babysitter seat on wheelsBabysitter seat on wheels
- makes it easier for parents with disabilities to bring their child along with them
Book for parents with physical disabilitiesBook for parents with physical disabilities
Tips and ideas for parents of young children
User with daughter in lapCarrying child on lap
Slightly older children of parents who use wheelchairs can sit on a lap unassisted
Cat leashCat leash: assistive device for parents of young children
An assistive device for parents with disabilities who have young children so that the child cannot run away.
Child is on stomach on user's lap; user removes diaperChanging a diaper with child sitting on lap
Technique for changing diapers that works for wheelchair users.
User moves child over to chair. 
Photo: Tomas EngblomChildren's chair that opens from the side
A children's chair that is suitable for wheelchair-using parents of young children and who find it difficult to lift the child in and out of an ordinary highchair.
Combi stroller with soft fabric carrierCombi stroller with soft fabric carrier
A Combi-stroller works well for parents with disabilities who have young children
Crib, power-operated adjustable heightCrib, adjustable height power-operated
Power-operated adjustable height crib with side rails, user-friendly for parents with disabilities
User with his child on his lapHarness for child sitting on lap
- suitable for parents of young children who use wheelchairs
User at cribHigh bed with play area
High crib makes it easier for a parent who uses a wheelchair to communicate with their child
The user moves his daughter to the highchairHighchair with fixed chest support
- a way to lift the child into a highchair for wheelchair users who have a strong upper body
Highchair with opening from the sideHighchair with opening from the side
Highchair appropriate for children whose parents sit in a wheelchair.
User with daughter on lap with a soft corset around him and the childHolding a child on lap
Soft corset around user and child – simple way for a wheelchair user to hold a small child on lap
User with her baby in an infant carrier on wheelsInfant carrier on wheels
Modified baby harnessModified baby harness
An assistive device to help parents with disabilities who have young children to pick the child up from the floor.
Modified crib with fabric over the opening of the bedModified crib on wheels
Crib on wheels with the opening on one long side suitable for parents with disabilities who have young children
User lifts baby up so that she ends up next to himPicking a baby up from the floor
- a technique for people with tetraplegia
Child standing next to the user, who holds the child by the upper armsPicking a child up from the floor
- technique for people with low tetraplegia whose children can stand up on their own
Child's seat attached to tablePortable highchair
Parents who are wheelchair users can attach this portable highchair to the table and lift the child into and out of the seat
User lifts baby so the baby ends up next to himPutting a baby down on the floor
- a technique for people with tetraplegia
Child in highchair with harnessSimple harness to secure child in highchair
- easy to handle for wheelchair users
User changes his daughter’s diaperWall-mounted hinged baby changing table
Wall-mounted hinged baby changing table is suitable for wheelchair users