When possible, a caregiver should use a standard child restraint system to transport children with special health care needs. Some children may require special seats for a variety of medical conditions, including:
Some hospitals offer special needs evaluations and fittings; Talk to your physician, nurse and physical, occupational or rehabilitation therapist for recommendations. Lateral support and positioning can be achieved in a standard seat with rolled towels or blankets positioned around the child.
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