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This Summer Bounce your Kids into
Better Health, Behavior and Social Fun
Swing sets used to be the standard addition to family backyards, but parents and health professionals are discovering a far more effective play set that adds more than just fun for children of all abilities – bouncers and trampolines. Trampolines can be a bit risky for many children, especially those with special needs. That’s why we love the Jump & Slide Bouncer by little tikes.
The inflatable guardrails create a protective barrier, with room enough for three children or two and a caregiver (maximum weight 275 lbs) to jump around. Scientists at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) cited rebounding (bouncing) as being 68% more efficient than regular running exercises.
The benefits of bouncing is great news for children who have difficulty running or riding a bike because bouncing is safe, gentle and puts less stress on joints and the back. Researchers have sited improvement in children with cystic fibrosis and learning disabilities. But the general health benefits are reason enough to find a place for bouncers in any yard:
- Stimulates metabolism, reducing likelihood of obesity
- Builds strength, stamina, endurance and agility
- Increases oxygen saturation at cellular level
- Improves coordination, balance and overall fitness
- Increases adrenaline levels now, aids in sleep later
- Strengthens musculoskeletal system
- Improves circulation to extremities
- Stimulates lymphatic system to remove toxins
- Helps aid digestion and elimination process
- Improves mood
Enough about why you might encourage your child to bounce, what about them? Bouncers are play magnets for other kids to share, laugh, frolic and have a boatload of fun — social barriers slip away while jumping, tumbling and sliding together. Smiles are contagious and communication becomes easier. After bouncing sessions children are in better moods, and often with an increased ability to focus on other tasks.
Summer experiences often end up among our most cherished childhood memories. These memories can take place right in your own backyard.
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This stylish Bandana Bib is manufactured by Able Apparel and has a waterproof breathable backing, cotton front and Velcro neck closure. This bib is made with quality materials, attention to detail, and thoughtful consideration of the wearer. The front is soft cotton and absorbent, while the back is waterproof yet breathable, providing comfort and style while protecting clothes. Bandana Bibs are available in youth and adult sizes. Chose from the following colors: navy, pink, denim and patriotic. The Bandana Bib is designed for use by individuals with eating, swallowing, or upper extremity disabilities.
Mobili T Rover™
*No transfer required! Beaches, parks, campgrounds, construction sites, golf courses, nature areas, farms and off road uneven terrain! Now accessible with this one of a kind innovation!
*Unique customized base platform powered by the wheels of the power chair and steered through use of the joy stick. No auxiliary power required. Drive your rear or front wheel powered chair right up on to the platform using the attached ramp.
*Stable and safe, utilizes the same type of wheelchair securements available in today’s modified vehicles.
*Roll bars and other safety features enable maximum confidence while you enjoy your independence.
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