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Modified Student Desk For Individuals With Dwarfism

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CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide customized desks for children with dwarfism. To modify the existing desks, the wooden desktops were removed and a 20-centimeter piece was cut from the 25-millimeter metal legs using a jig to ensure all the desks would be the exact same height. Tubing inserts were cut to fit inside the metal legs and rejoin them, but because the tubing had a raised manufacturer seam, the leg pieces had to be drilled to a depth of 10 centimeters. The legs were reassembled, fixed with pop rivets, and refitted to the desktops. TITLE: Starting High School. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Volume 28, Number 3, October 2008: p. 14-15. PAGES: 3. (including cover).

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01/28/2009
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Technical Aid To The Disabled (TAD)
Technical Aid To The Disabled (TAD) Organization Type: 
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TAD is a charity organisation that has the authority to fundraise. TAD uses volunteers dedicated to the design, construction and provision of aids for people with disabilities. Members of TAD provide a resource pool comprising a range of design, engineering, rehabilitation, computer, therapy and other professional and technical skills. Aids custom-designed by TAD volunteers are described in the TAD Journal.
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Email address: tad@tadnsw.org.au
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http://www.tadnsw.org.au
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Therapeutic Aids