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Adaptive seating for cerebral palsy – Keep your independence by using adaptive chairs

Specialized seating, also called adaptive seating, is designed to support and position people who are living with cerebral palsy. The goal of EMP Living adaptive seating solutions is to improve general comfort and function, reduce muscle contractures, and help people be independent.

Designed by physical therapists, our adaptive seating system is one of the most advanced mobility chairs available today. Any person living with mobility restrictions or difficulties due to cerebral palsy can recover their independence with EMP Living power chairs.

High quality, professionally developed adaptive seating for cerebral palsy

Why should people with cerebral palsy choose EMP Living mobility equipment?

Functional design

REAL Chairs are visually appealing and functional. They are designed for users with physical limitations to do more independently, longer and safely. They can help with completing tasks independently and include features such as electric powered adjustable height and tilt, customized cushions, and a safety brake for enhanced security. All of the elements combine to improve the user’s independence, safety and comfort.

Powered control

REAL chairs are electrically powered, allowing the chair’s position to be adjusted simply and securely. Powered functions can include the safety brake, seat tilt, seat height and backrest. The electric power guarantees smooth and precise adjustments, making it simple and easy for the user to attain the ideal posture and support they need. 

Easy to use

The small, sleek frames of REAL chairs allow them to be used in almost any environment without the need for room modifications. These chairs can be used in small areas such as bathrooms and kitchens and can fit through standard doorways. The small size makes it easy to move the chair from one area to another, preserving the user’s autonomy and mobility in their home, office or school.


REAL adaptive seats are designed for safety. They include a braking system that stops the chair from moving. Our safety brake provides confidence and stability, allowing people to use their chair without fear.

Modular design

REAL chairs are custom built for each user. A wide selection of accessories are available including seat belts, harnesses, trunk supports, calf supports, leg dividers, and leg supports which can be easily added or removed for people with cerebral palsy.   If we don’t have what you are looking for, we can usually find a customized solution.

Multiple chairs in one

REAL chairs are versatile, adaptable modular seating systems that can be used for a variety of purposes, including adaptive seating, powered hi-lo chairs, standing support chairs, physical therapy chairs, rehabilitation chairs, transfer chairs, lift chairs, and many more. These chairs are designed to meet the unique needs of individuals with physical limitations, providing support and assistance in various settings, whether at home, office, school, or a healthcare facility.

How can EMP Living Adaptive Seating aid you in your everyday life?

Adaptive seating, such as an EMP Living Adaptive Chair, can make a significant difference in the daily lives of individuals with mobility limitations. These specialized chairs are designed to provide support and improve body positioning to help individuals accomplish their everyday activities. EMP Living mobility chairs can help you with your daily activities, whether you have cerebral palsy, or other functional health problems that limit your movement..

We offer the largest variety of adaptive chairs and special needs activity chairs. We understand that each individual has unique needs and preferences. We have designed our chairs to be modular allowing us to  offer thousands of different configurations. Our adaptive seating systems are designed to fit a comprehensive range of health issues and can be tailored to meet your specific requirements.

Your quality of life can be enhanced and your independence maintained with the aid of an EMP Living adaptive chair. Regardless of your condition, our adaptive seating for cerebral palsy offers support and optimum body placement to help people complete their daily tasks.

EMP Living’s adaptive seating for cerebral palsy

We offer three different adaptive seating solutions for individuals, each created to meet each person’s unique needs and diverse range of physical limitations. We have a model that will work for you, whether you require a chair with an integrated headrest, or one that can be adjusted to perfectly fit your body.

The REAL Adult mobility device

Our adaptive seating equipment for adults is practical and functional. It is an aid designed to help you be more independent. Our chairs facilitate ease of movement by helping you perform daily activities at home and work. It is not just an adaptive chair – it is a hi-low chair, activity chair, standing support chair, lift chair, transfer chair, therapy chair, rehabilitation chair, elevator chair, dynamic chair, riser chair, and much more.

The REAL Child mobility device

Our mobility chairs for children help foster an inclusive environment. We focus on empowerment for children with mobility issues to help them conquer these challenges. Instead of being confined to one desk at school or needing to ask for help, children can operate our chairs by themselves and move the device anywhere they want. In school, they can use the chair in class, at lunch, or to play with friends. It encourages classroom and community participation. At home, they can use it in the kitchen, bathroom or bedroom. The chair can be used to play, study, and relax. The simple design of our functional and comfortable chair allows it to fit into many spaces. It is suitable for a wide range of activities.

The REAL Big & Heavy mobility device

Our bariatric chair for heavy users.   The REAL Big & Heavy is designed to be functional and assist users with a variety of needs. It is an aid that is designed to help you be more independent by helping with daily activities at home and work. The height control, safety brake, and Ergomedic Seating System help you do more activities, and to complete them independently, safely and comfortably.  Built with a reinforced frame, seat and backest, the REAL Big & Heavy has a weight limit of 605 lbs.

The REAL lift chair

Our REAL adaptive lift chair is equipped with electric height controls that allow the chair to go up and down while the user is sitting. It also features seat tilt control and four-inch caster wheels that can move in all directions. The REAL Lift adaptive lift chair can be used at the kitchen table or at a desk, and in the family room or bedroom. It’s useful anywhere you need to sit or stand. The large wheels make it easy to move the chair from one room to the next, and the REAL Lift chair fits easily through doorways. It caters to a variety of users’ needs by enabling the transition from sitting to standing. That’s how it earned the lift chair name.

Before making any purchases, we recommend you speak with a healthcare expert. Adaptive seating is often prescribed by a therapist or doctor and selected based on the unique needs of the individual.

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