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GoTo Seat

GoTo is a postural support seat developed by Firefly and CIC that lets children participate in those moments that make family life special. Families worldwide use their GoTo Seats in supermarket trolleys, on planes, swings and Granny’s dining chair. They make daily tasks easier, and mean kids don’t need to miss out. It gives a little piece of independence that lets them see the world from a new perspective and feel they’re at the heart of the action.

“Absolutely fantastic product! The GoTo seat is so easy to use and has allowed us to bring Jake shopping with us anytime we want! It really has changed the way Jake can interact with people around him! His posture is excellent in the GoTo seat.” – Kate Mellor

Find out more and buy the fantastic GoTo seat here:


Oxy – Gem

Oxy-Gem enables children to independently transport their own oxygen cylinders, ventilator or food pump. We’ve designed a seat for those well-earned breaks and a little added room for fun items like toys and books! Oxy-Gem was developed with a child’s independence in mind. Now they are free to explore without constant adult help while being the envy of all the other children in school.

“Oh wow, thank you….. This is going to promote her independence so much and make a huge difference to all our lives.” – Caroline

Rocking Chair

Proving a hit with our members this concept offers support in a fun, beautiful and portable rocking chair to keep children moving, aiding core muscle development and soothing. We designed and developed precise snap-fit joints into the birch plywood construction using our CNC router. Giving the chairs the additional benefit of being able to pack away flat for transport or storage, they can be reassembled in only a few minutes without using any tools, nuts or bolts.

Doodle

Doodle has been developed for any child who may need a writing slope to aid their writing, drawing, posture and hand control. We have used magnets and a gas strut for quick removal and changing of the ingenious paper and book holding rulers, whilst including a set of pens stored in an inventive swivelling holder to aid children with reduced motor skills. We believe these innovative features make it the best and most beautiful writing slope available anywhere.

“Thank you sooooo much, it is amazing! Lucy’s class mates were envious of such a fantastic accessory” – Lucy’s mum

 

R.A.V.E

RAVE 2The inflatable Relaxation, Audio Visual Entertainment tent is one of our most ambitious concepts to date. RAVE is an ultraportable sleeping, relaxing or sensory stimulating space for children or adults alike. Inspired by the kitesurfing world RAVE packs away into a suitcase and can be inflated and deflated using a hand pump in a matter of minutes. We’ve included loads of attachment points inside so you can tailor the experience with all your favourite sensory toys and equipment.RAVE 1

Scooot

Developed by Firefly using one of our most popular concepts, Scoot provides an experience of independence for many kids with mobility problems. It frees them to explore their home, play with friends, chase big brothers and race little sisters without any help. Firefly’s expert clinicians, designers and engineers worked hard to create a device that will help kids discover new skills as well as new pals. The potential for physical and cognitive development was a key factor in every element of the design.

The firefly Scooot is available here:

iPad Mini Case

A prototype case for the iPad mini. This case allows for the same connections to a table stand or wheelchair as the regular iPad case developed by CIC. This offers protection from dropping, throwing and chewing whilst still being able to access all the functions of the iPad Mini. The two-part case was modelled in a 3D CAD package before highly accurate parts were machined from solid blocks of polypropylene on our very own CNC mill.

Scoot Horse

We developed the Scoot Horse for children to keep exploring once they’ve outgrown the Firefly Scooot. As children grow taller they need something with a little more leg room while zooming around the house! This Scoot Horse is simple to use and elegantly designed to have a playful, simple appearance. It features four castors for ease of movement and turning, whilst avoiding the use of complex features such as steering or pedals.

“The lads spent most of half term on them and always ask to play on them when they get back from school they’re brilliant, and definitely their favourite toy! Thank you”

Rocking Horse

To create this stunning rocking horse we collaborated with the brilliant design team at Sanders Design in Cardiff. We chose this striking and clever design, incorporating plenty of adjustment for children aged between 4 and 8 years old. It’s available with a flat seat or an option that provides enhanced postural support for the rider over a conventional rocking horse. Children love the calming rocking motion which helps build their core strength whilst they enjoy a fun and engaging indoor activity.

“Charlie loves it and now his brother can have his one back. It is brilliantly made and attractive to have in the house! Thank you!”

 

iPad Case


Our iPad case is completely unique, using an EVA foam construction to offer great protection with a fun and colourful exterior. Our case can be attached to a RAM mounting system enabling you to fix the tablet to almost anything; including a wheelchair or our very own table stand shown in the pictures. We have prototyped 10 units receiving excellent feedback so far! The children really enjoy being able to carry and enjoy their iPad’s with less help from adults.

Please note the Cerebra iPad case is no longer available. As an alternative we recommend the Griffin Survivor range of cases: