Graco Glider Elite Baby Swing

Functional Analysis:

  • Handle
  • Located on the bouncer and makes it easier to carry.
  • Large enough to attach an adaptive device to help make it easier to manipulate and carry.
  • To adjust forward and backward, one must push a button, which could be difficult for some.
  • Glider
  • Handle needs to be pulled to remove the bouncer from the glider base.
  • Securing the bouncer back into the glider could be difficult with decreased strength as one must push down until it clicks into place.
  • Canopy
  • Provides covering from the sun.
  • Toy Bar
  • Has removable toys
  • Fastened and unfastened using velcro making it easier to manipulate toys.
  • Seat Harness
  • 5 point harness buckles could be difficult to manipulate.
  • Keypad Controls
  • Large and located on the side of the glider which can make it easier to reach and manipulate.
  • Easy to see keypad.
  • Includes 6 gliding speeds, 10 different music options, nature/white noise sounds, vibration, and volume settings.
  • Provide auditory, visual, and tactile stimulation to help soothe the child.
  • Wall plug in and battery operated.
  • Green Light on Keypad
  • Signals power on.
  • Lights up when glider speed changes.
  • Helpful to provide visual cue to make it easier to see what settings are in use.
  • Vibration
  • Controls are battery operated to soothe baby in seat.
  • Recline Position
  • 3 recline positions.
  • Requires an individual to pull a lever to set recline position and could be difficult to manipulate.
  • Convertability
  • Swing transforms into glider and a bouncer.
  • Height
  • The glider is 3ft tall and could make it easier to transfer child to and from swing if doing task from seated or standing position.
  • The process of transferring the child to and from the swing could be difficult to perform with decreased strength, trunk control, and/or hand function.
  • Use of Space
  • Product has a small footprint and can easily to fit in an apartment, or living room.
  • Portability
  • ouncer is removable from the base and can be easy to carry anywhere in the home.
  • Other Considerations
  • Includes infant car seat.
  • Glider swing holds babies from 5.5 to 30 pounds.
  • Bouncer holds up to 19 pounds.
  • Consistent parent reviews with complaints that the music and nature sounds are unclear and loud.

Worth Noting:

Swing converts into glider and bouncer. Powered by batteries or plugging into the wall compared to other swings.

Gray and black swing with removable toys that converts into a glider, bouncer, swing, and car seat.