Debby Elnatan, an Israeli mother whose son has cerebral palsy, has invented a device called the Upsee that will make it significantly easier for parents and their disabled children to take walks together. [Read more...]

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Cerebral palsy and the movement difficulties it brings make it difficult for kids like Rotem, Elnatan’s son, to walk. The Upsee, however, makes this simple form of bonding a lot easier. It features special sandals that can accommodate both the parent’s and the child’s feet as well as a harness that keeps the child upright and secure. Then they can both walk together with a shuffling gait similar to that which parents use when teaching their children to dance.

The $500 device will be available on the market starting April 7th.