How-to close the belt fastener
Place the belt around the child's hips until the mushroom head fasteners (not Velcro) are opposite each other. To seal the belt, tightly pinch the ends together and continue to press all touching areas together to make a strong seal (watch video).
How-to attach belt to cane frame
An adult attaches the cane to the child.
Connect the belt and cane frame by clicking the magnets in place. Put the belt around the child at the hip level and push the mushroom head fastener squares together.
First put the belt around the child at hip level and push the mushroom head fastener squares together. Then connect the belt and cane frame by clicking the magnets in place.
I. Is it ever a good idea to first have the child just get used to wearing the belt without the cane frame?
Answer: No, the child receives no benefit from just wearing the belt. The only way to communicate the benefit of wearing the belt cane is to have the child wear both the belt and the frame as one device.
II. How do you separate the belt from the frame?
Answer: An adult can separate the belt from the frame at the magnet housing. The magnet releases easily when you push one corner of the black magnet socket away from the magnet.
What to do when magnets separate too easily
I. Check belt closure recommendations (sizing) above.
The belt fits when the end of the belt is half way on the mushroom head fastener.
II. If the belt fits well, but still separates?
Answer: Add bulk to the magnet holder (see example below)