Innovative Funding Initiative Buys AlertSeats™ For Pennsylvania School

Like any school that serves people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, money is tight at the John Paul II Center. So when the staff at the Shillington, Pennsylvania, school wanted AlertSeats™ for their students, they turned to family and friends for help. During a live auction at the Center’s annual dinner last year, AlertSeats™ were…

Details

Video Shows Users in School and Therapy Settings

AlertSeat™ has been getting notice in educational and therapy circles. Now the entire world will get to see it on YouTube. [pl_video type=”youtube” id=”FYcUCGO4dRw”] The brief, yet comprehensive, production went up on the video-sharing website in December. It shows the innovative AlertSeat™ in classrooms and therapy settings and offers close-up views of the seat’s features.…

Details

AlertSeat™ Enters Private School

Global Focus Energizes Harrisburg Academy Children are children, wherever they go to school, subject to the same impulses and energies that can disrupt a classroom. That’s why the Harrisburg Academy, a private school in Pennsylvania’s state capital that aims to prepare its students “for the globally connected world of the future,” is experimenting with AlertSeats™.…

Details

Graduate Student Investigates Impact of Ball Seats

Minnesota Study Supports Effectiveness More evidence that special education students benefit from stability ball seating comes from Minnesota where a graduate student studied the impact of the seats on students in a classroom setting. Victoria Bill earned a master’s degree in Special Education from Southwest Minnesota State University after submitting a research paper entitled “Effects…

Details

New Chairs are a Hit with 4th Graders

AlertSeat™ Pilot Conducted In Regular Classrooms An intermediate school in south central Pennsylvania is among the first in the nation to replace conventional chair with AlertSeat in regular classrooms. According to David Rice, principal of the Shippensburg Area Intermediate School, two fourth grade classrooms in his building have been equipped with the seats in a pilot…

Details

Devices Tested Are Similar to AlertSeat™

Evidence Based Research Study Supports Value of Stability Balls as Academic Seating Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder pay more attention and are better at remaining on task when their classroom chairs are replaced by stability balls, according to research conducted by a team from the University of Kentucky. “Stability Balls and Students With Attention…

Details

AlertSeat™ in New Jersey school’s classrooms and therapy sessions

Archbishop Damiano School Remains True to Ancient Mission Every day, the Archbishop Damiano School in Westville Grove, New Jersey, opens its doors to 165 students with cognitive disabilities. The school’s mission traces its origins to the 16th Century when a man known as St. John of God founded a Catholic religious order dedicated to serving the poor…

Details

AlertSeat™ being tested in classrooms and therapeutic settings.

Reports Show AlertSeat™ Offers Attention Benefits The AlertSeat™, an innovative seating device for developmentally and behaviorally challenged children that is currently being tested and adopted in educational and therapeutic settings, shows promise of helping students with attention difficulties, according to results monitored by Newman Adaptive, the seat’s manufacturer. A number of special education teachers whose…

Details