Pool Fun! Assistive Technology

Kim Kim Karwal is the Rural Solutions and Assistive Technology Center Coordinator at Easter Seals Iowa. She has worked for Easter Seals Iowa for five years and says she enjoys every moment! In her role she has a unique opportunity to travel the state to support farm family members with disabilities and provide assistive technology support for children and adults with disabilities and/or special needs.

The Easter Seals Iowa Assistive Technology Center Lending Library has a variety of devices for use in the pool.

stabalizing barAquatic Balancing Stabilizing Bar (AT4All # 169536) This lightweight stabilizer bar provides added resistance in pool-settings. This device may support swimmers to keep their balance during aquatic activities.

Danmar Delta Swim System (AT4All # 169531) The Delta Swim System may provide swimmers with postural balance with arm-movement freedom. This pediatric aquatic system is designed with removable pieces that can be adjusted with swimmer’s progress.

aquatic ringAqua Ring for Aquatic Walking (AT4All # 170173) The Aqua Ring Floats are designed for adults and children who need assistance when walking in water but are able to support themselves in upright positions.

For more information or to see these devices, visit www.eastersealsia.at4all.com or contact the Easter Seals Iowa Assistive Technology Program by calling 1-866-866-8782 (Toll Free), or 515-289-4069 (TTY) or emailing atinfo@eastersealsia.org.

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