Leckey PAL Classroom Seat
Posture + Attention = Learning
Designed by the Leckey team of experienced therapists and engineers, Pal is an attractive, robust and easy to use classroom and nursery seating system for kids of 1-12 years of age, with mild to moderate postural needs. It is designed to give improved stability, which helps reduce fatigue and allows the child longer periods of concentration and fine motor activity.
Created for self assessment
The simplicity of the Leckey Pal enables the therapist to assess the child’s needs, instantly order their Pal Classroom Seat and quickly and easily set up the product when it arrives. Pal really is the simple, fast way to help kids join in with learning.
Available in 4 sizes and 4 colors it will help kids up to 12 years of age to participate, learn and give their full attention in the classroom.
- 4 sizes available
- 4 color options
- Wipe clean fabric
- 2 point pelvic strap
- Adjustable seat base depth
- Angle adjustable backrest
- Height adjustable legs
- Optional castor legs, rocker legs, stabiliser legs or high frame.
- Footrest available
- Matching tables available in three heights: Size 1 ~ 16" Size 2 ~ 18" Size 3 ~ 21" Size 4 ~ Not available, Size 4 seats can be used with standard table heights
The Pal Seat comes as standard with depth adjustable seat base, angle adjustable back rest, 2 point pelvic strap, height adjustable legs and wipe clean back rest and seat base cushions.
When children are posturally unstable, they end up using more energy simply trying to sit in place. This can leave little left for concentration, listening and find motor tasks. You know.... School
Pelvic Stability is acheived using a simple combination of two-point lab belt and side pads for lateral stability.
|An optional ramped cushion can be added if children need a little extra help to keep pelvis and femers in alignment.|
Trunk and Head Alignment
Maintaining the trunk in a midline posture translates into improved head alignment, enabling eyes to focus more easily, and contrubuting to improved reading and writing ability.
Where a less upright angle is required, the backrest angle and armrests adjust to suit the child's needs, and along with the large tray or table, provides appropriate posterior and anterior support.
When children are provided with postural stability, their functional abilities are enhanced. Pal's additional features allow increased function.
|In the classroom environment, the optional matching table provides a large surface for anterior support, feeding, writing and other table top activities.||For small children, the optional high seat frame converts PAL size 1 to a high chair, ideal for feeting and inclusion at family meal times.|
Leg and Foot Positioning
Supporting the femurs and feet is important for weight distribution and comfort.
|The seat depth is adjustable for maximum femoral support, and when children need additional help to maintain the alignment of their femurs, a pommel is available.||Lower leg and foot support is provided by the height adjustable legs and footplate, contributing to pelvic stability.|
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||Size 1||Size 2||Size 3||Size 4|
|Maximium User Weight||(Kg/Lbs)||30kgs||66lbs||35kgs||77lbs||40kgs||88lbs||50kg||110lbs|
|Seat Width||Min (with 2 X 50mm side pads)||150||5.9||170||6.7||230||9.1||280||11.1|
|Max (with no sidepads)||250||9.8||270||10.6||330||13.0||380||15.2|
|Seat to Footplate||Min||140||5.5||165||6.5||230||9.1||280||11.2|
|Seat to Floor||Min||160||6.3||185||7.3||250||9.8||300||12|
|(Seat to floor height in frame)||650||25.6|
|Overall Product Dimensions||Depth||315||12.4||380||15.0||460||18.1|
|Width with footplate attached||460||18.1||520||20.5||735||28.9|
|Width with castor ski attached||480||18.9||580||22.8||610||24.0|
|High Seat frame||Width||370||14.6|
|Seat to floor height in frame||650||25.6|
|Table (Small 2 person)||Height||400||15.7||460||18.1||530||20.9|
|Table (Large 4 person)||Height||400||15.7||460||18.1||530||20.9|
Additional information you might find useful...
|Leckey PAL Classroom Seat Brochure (929.2 KB)||Full Color Brochure to download, print and share|
|Leckey PAL Classroom Seat User's Manual (1019.8 KB)||Detailed User's Manual with assembly instructions.|
|24 Hour Positioning (5.9 MB)||A great resource for families. Created by Otto Bock in partnership with Leckey.|
|Leckey PAL Classroom Seat 2015 Order Form (154.4 KB)||2015 Order Form for the Leckey PAL Classroom Seat. Tadpole Adaptive offers these items at a discount!|
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