Innovations

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The PedREST Story

PMD March 2005: Announcing the PedREST

PMD March 2005: Announcing the PedREST

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Last updated on March 3rd, 2018 at 12:20 pmIn 2004 Pediatric Medical received notice that we were going to be granted our first patent – YEAH!!! We were finally ready to share our “creation” with... 

PMD 2004: And After Every Rain…A Rainbow

PMD 2004:  And After Every Rain…A Rainbow

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Last updated on March 3rd, 2018 at 12:21 pmAs you can probably tell, 2004 was a bit of a rollercoaster. And trust me when I say that after that disaster of a weekend, I was seriously ready for the cart... 

Creating a Prototype

Making Changes for Safety

Making Changes for Safety

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Last updated on March 3rd, 2018 at 02:54 pmNow that we had 3-Dimensional pictures, it enabled us to make any necessary changes to make transporting children the safest way possible…The most important... 

Turning our 2-Dimensional Prototype into a 3-Dimensional One

Turning our 2-Dimensional Prototype into a 3-Dimensional One

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Last updated on March 3rd, 2018 at 02:54 pmThe 2-D patent drawings were really just the first step in bringing our concept to life  With a little more help from our engineer… we added some... 

Novel Ideas

Senseez Pillows: Vibrational Therapy to Soothe Anxious Kids

Senseez Pillows: Vibrational Therapy to Soothe Anxious Kids

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My name is Stephanie Mitelman. I am a Mom and I created the Senseez Pillows. The name Senseez means to ease the senses… Let me tell you the story of how Senseez was born… When my son was 2, he... 

Stop, Look & Paws: Teaching Kids How to Be Safe Around Dogs

Stop, Look & Paws: Teaching Kids How to Be Safe Around Dogs

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We’ve all seen or heard about horrific instances of dog bites to children.  I think most of us believe it will never happen to us.  Until I became a dog trainer and was doing research on children and... 

Loli-O’s and Kids: Puts the Treat in Breathing Treatments

Loli-O’s and Kids: Puts the Treat in Breathing Treatments

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Last updated on September 21st, 2018 at 10:49 amHave you ever received a breathing treatment, either in an ambulance or in the hospital?  It can be uncomfortable and you might be a little hesitant if... 

Kids Can Fidget in a Vidget: Seats that Inspire Natural Movement

Kids Can Fidget in a Vidget: Seats that Inspire Natural Movement

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Last updated on July 18th, 2017 at 12:56 amHealthy movement. Healthy learning. Healthy minds. Healthy spaces. As I explored many different topics for my MFA Thesis in Industrial Design at RIT back in 2009,... 

The WarmMe: The Safe Car Seat Winter Coat Alternative

The WarmMe: The Safe Car Seat Winter Coat Alternative

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Last updated on May 21st, 2017 at 11:04 pmJust over four and a half years ago (Winter 2012), I found myself as a first time mom of a beautiful 6 month old baby girl and I had a problem. We had moved my...