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Research Article  |   January 1989
Safe Transportation for Children With Disabilities
Author Affiliations
  • Janet D. Stout, MS, OTR, is Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy at Indiana University and does clinical work at Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis, Indiana. (Mailing address: 6120 Georgetown Road, Indianapolis, Indiana 46254.)
  • Marilyn J. Bull, MD, is Professor, Department of Pediatrics, and Director, Automotive Safety for Children Program, at Indiana University
  • Karen Bruner Stroup, PhD, is Research Associate for the Automotive Safety for Children Program at Indiana University
Article Information
Pediatric Evaluation and Intervention / Rehabilitation, Participation, and Disability / Features
Research Article   |   January 1989
Safe Transportation for Children With Disabilities
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, January 1989, Vol. 43, 31-36. doi:10.5014/ajot.43.1.31
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, January 1989, Vol. 43, 31-36. doi:10.5014/ajot.43.1.31
Abstract

Few guidelines are available on providing safe transportation for children who cannot use conventional auto restraints. This article discusses the misuse of restraints and reviews several modified car seats and other restraints that have been tested and that meet safety standards.