The Upsee

Like most 3-year-olds, my youngest son, Charlie, is desperate to explore his world. And like most 3-year-olds, he is very vocal about his displeasure when his desires are stifled. But unlike his peers, Charlie's frustration is compounded by the fact that he has Cerebral Palsy and is unable to walk or talk.

In an effort to aid Charlie's mobility, my husband and I have invested a great deal of time and money in procuring all sorts of adaptive equipment for our son. Charlie has a wheelchair, a gait trainer and an eclectic assortment of leg braces. But we're really excited about our latest purchase - a simple but genius device called the Upsee. The Upsee is a walking harness designed to help non-ambulatory kids ket up on their feet.

For the past week, Charlie, my husband and I have all been learning how to use the Upsee. Charlie was apprehensive at first, but after a few attempts, he was off to the races. I cannot express my glee and delight at seeing my gorgeous boy upright and meeting the world head-on. This new piece of equipment is a game changer for Charlie and for our family.

Learn more about the Upsee HERE.
Learn more about Charlie and his journey HERE.
And if you have questions about it, please don't hesitate to contact me!