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February 28, 2020

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February 11, 2020

COGY, pedal wheelchair, gives people with walking difficulties the opportunities to move lower limbs by themselves, where there is not many other options. This equipment has a set of pedals. User has to pedal without electric, yet with little strength.

Usage options:

-ho...

February 3, 2020

This message from Ben's mum always warms me up.

"Ben walked the whole day with his walking frame at school today. He is showing a lot more determination than he has shown in a very long time."

Really? Whole day? He was on his wheelchair for whole day a week ago.

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January 18, 2020

Our regular outing was at Hobsonville point wharf, on a Saturday early afternoon.

We usually meet up at 2pm.

Market is on at the place on Saturdays, closing at 2pm.

Then, we decided to meet up at 1pm instead, to enjoy a bit of festive air.

This market is very much organise...

November 17, 2019

(NDIS = National Disability Insurance Scheme (Australia))

Here below is my understanding and observation regarding NDIS.

-each person with disability plans by themselves, support/service/goods etc they want in coming year, and apply for budget

-NDIS decide the person’s bu...

November 17, 2019

We visited The Ponds School. 8 students tried COGY. Most of them are COGY-size-wise in between S and M. Their body and limbs are big and long, but because of the stiffness etc, their foot sometimes don’t reach the pedal.

I discovered the common way of arranging M size C...

November 16, 2019

This unit has about 20 beds, occupied with people with neurological condition, before they recover to the stage they go home. Stroke, Brain injury etc.

They have a COGY for their patients in the therapy room.

I asked one of the therapists. Is there any tendency who likes...

November 16, 2019

There are 3 Public Children’s Hospitals in NSW.

COGY visited them.

At one of them, they had a boy (their patient) who they think would enjoy COGY.

Alex, 12yo, very tall. In my eyes, he seems to have had a brain injury. He cannot talk, but communicate using hand gesture et...

November 15, 2019

What is differential gear?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yYAw79386WI&t=1m50s

This video explains all.

On COGY or Profhand,

if the unit is WITHOUT differential gear,

right wheel is engaged to pedal, but not left wheel.

We tried both WITH and WITHOUT model with a post stroke...

October 12, 2019

After pedalling a while on the ground floor of Te Manawa, we started to want to explore more. I heard before, that they have a garden terrace on top level. We decided to go find it out. 

We took a lift, which is totally COGY friendly, to the top level. Wow, yes, we can...

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