Disabled children helped to walk by 'amazing' machine
a motorised training device that enables users to change their postural position by safely and comfortably transitioning from sitting to standing to moving, is being trialled in #Edinburgh.
is hosting the trial for a month and one parent who has had a chance to see the machine in action has described the results as "amazing".They have now launched a fundraising campaign to help them buy two of the machines, which cost around £34,000 each, to keep on a permanent basis.
have had the chance to experience the equipment including ten-year-old Jack Weir, who has #cerebralpalsy
and uses a #wheelchair
Jack's severe #mobility
issues mean he cannot support any of his weight, which prevents him from sitting up or walking.
The Innowalk Pro has since enabled Jack to run with his brothers for the first time, covering a cumulative distance of 7.7km with a huge smile on his face.
#UK #Careless #Accessless #Disability #children #technology #disabled #inclusion