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Roller Chair.

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--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Tubular chair with a straight back allowing a child with spastic cerebral palsy to sit with legs apart and feet flat on the ground. Chair made of plywood and hardboard. Two 8 by 8 pieces of wood rounded at the top are joined by 3 struts, two on the bottom, one on top. A piece of plywood 15 1/2 by 20 inches rounded at the top is screwed to the back. Hardboard (14 by 21 1/ 2 inches) is soaked overnight then bent over frame and tacked into place. A 1 by 1 by 16 inch piece can be fastened to the front of the chair for extra stability. Includes drawings. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Finnie, N R TITLE: Handling Your Young Cerebral Palsied Child at Home REF: New York: E P Dutton: p 170-171 NARIC CALL NUMBER: R0694 PAGES (including cover): 3 1975.

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