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Child with poor trunk control

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We will be flying soon with our 9 year old special needs child.  He is non verbal and in a wheelchair.  He has poor trunk control and is unable to sit unassisted.  Last time we flew, we were still able to use a standard car seat.  This time he is too big.  He is about 50 inches tall and 65 lbs.  Any suggestions how to fly without a car seat?  He is too big for the Cares Harness as well.



Re: Child with poor trunk control

Top Contributor

That does sound like a dilemma. When traveling by car, what equipment does he use? Perhaps something similar would work?