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Cerebral Palsy Africa  brings training and other support to those programmes that are already helping children with cerebral palsy in Africa. Therapy training. Making assistive equipment. Appropriate Paper-based Technology(APT) Process and Possibilities.

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Cerebral Palsy Africa brings training and other support to those programmes that are already helping children with cerebral palsy in Africa.

  • Therapy

  • training

Making

assistive equipment


Appropriate paper based technology apt process and possibilities
Appropriate Paper-based Technology(APT)Process and Possibilities

Helping disabled children butkeeping the cost low



Materials paper and recycled cartons boxes tools knives ruler and measuring tape
Materials: paper and recycled cartons/boxesTools: knives, ruler and measuring tape


The layers of cardboard are pasted together with flour and water paste then pressed while they dry. Then sides seats and so on, are cut from the flat pieces




Helping school work
Helping school work adapted if necessary, and decorated

A booster seat and footstool

Adding an easel to help him learn to draw and write


Stiff in wheelchair ... adapted if necessary, and decorated

Ready to try a different seat

She felt so comfortable in the new chair ... only a few more adjustments so she can work independently


3 months later adapted if necessary, and decorated


The child’s sitting ability can be promoted by using APT to make a wedge/rampto angle the whole seat


An apt reclining and curved back chair
An APT reclining and curved back chair to make a wedge/ramp

See sloping wedge/ramp which can angle chair




Going into production apters in zambia
Going into production to make a wedge/rampAPTers in Zambia


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