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WEATHER ALERT! UPDATE 4/20: Unfortunately, our business continues to not have power. Our County was hit hard by the snowstorm and several power substations are still not operational. Please email info@adaptivemall.com with any questions or concerns and we will answer you as soon as we are able. We do have a few a staff that work remotely and will do their best to answer questions as they can! Thank you for your continued patience! 

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Due to an accounting system upgrade, we will suspend order processing beginning Friday, August 27 at 4:00pm EST.  We will resume normal order processing on Wednesday, September 1.  Orders placed online during this time will be processed in the order they are received. Note: Live Chat, phone calls and emails will not be answered from 5:00pm EST on Friday August 27th until 8:30am EST on Wednesday, September 1st. 

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Therapeutic Benefits to Bikes

Play opportunities are important for everyone, including children and adults with special needs. The literature and research on play show that it is good for physical, emotional, social and cognitive function. Adaptive tricycles help remove a potential barrier to play and social interaction with siblings, peers and family members.

Many of us recall the feeling of freedom when we first learned to ride a bike. As we picked up speed without falling, there was a feeling of confidence and achievement. Individuals with special needs experience the same joy and validation when they experience the mobility offered by an adaptive tricycle.

Brooklyn shows in this video the exuberating experience of riding a tricycle!

Mariel shows that riding a tricycle indoors can be fun too!

While adaptive tricycles provide recreational and social benefits, they also help individuals achieve therapeutic goals like increased range of motion, motor planning, reciprocal leg movement, strength, coordination, endurance and fitness. Developmental psychologist, Jean Piaget, emphasized the therapeutic benefits of play and said that “play is a child’s work.” Adaptive tricycles offer the best of both worlds…fun and purpose!

With Patience and Understanding,