Specialized/Adapted Crib Example

Functional Analysis:

  • Latch and Locks
  • Larger hooks can make it easier for individuals with limited dexterity to manipulate.
  • Side Door
  • Doors open toward the center post and door swing direction could be a barrier for some when reaching the child.
  • Height
  • Ergonomic height could reduce low back pain.
  • Raised with an open space underneath crib allowing sufficient room for an individual in a wheelchair to get as close as desired to care for child.
  • Convertibility
  • Crib does not convert to toddler bed or day bed.

Worth Noting:

This DIY option has easy to manipulate latches with a circular loop.

White elevated crib with two doors that open in.