Harness helps children with physical disabilities to walk, now goes on sale worldwide
Debby Elnathan was tired of seeing her son without the possibility of walk and move like the others. Thus it was that was an idea that became the Upsee, a device that in many ways has changed the lives of children, called Rotem. Also that of his family and starting this month, with many others on the planet, and that goes on sale.
The device consists of a harness that fits the chest and legs of a child between three and eight years, ribbons that tie at the waist and legs of father or mother, and special "Twin" sandals, next to each other, which will facilitate the gait of children with adult driving.
In this way always accompanied by a parent, now Rotem can walk and experience new sensations, happily with his arms and hands free, ready to feel a flower, a tree trunk, to hold a ball or hug a friend.
The fact that children as Roten suffering from cerebral palsy not be an impediment to better interact with their environment. This was and has been the conviction Elnatan Debby. Now new children with motor disability will benefit.
The April 7 will be released innovative Upsee Firefly, designed and manufactured by Elnatan by Mark Leckey, based in Lisburn, in eastern Ireland. Now in its testing phase, the device was placed at the disposal of several families with disabled children in Canada, United Kingdom and United States.
traslation: Belén Zapata