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Smart belt testers receive $50 gift card and standard belt cane ($200 value)
Each participant uploads a 1-minute video
of child wearing belt cane with motion
logger attached, return the motion logger
and upload video.
A. Belt with motion logger
B. Standard belt cane set
Agencies can apply to be a testing site
We are offering financial compensation to the facility and the parents/educators who participate in our one-day events.
To be selected as a site, we need at least 5 to 10 children who are blind or mobility visually impaired (ages 12-54 months who will have worn belt canes for one month) to attend the one-day data collection event. For this event, we will need access to space at your facility that offers unobstructed walking (e.g., gym).
Each individual tester (child wearing smart belt) will be compensated $50
Individuals can apply to test the smart belt
To be selected as a tester, we need at parent of children who are blind or mobility visually impaired (ages 12-54 months) who are either already belt cane users or would be interested in trialing the belt cane.
Current users can reach out to email@example.com to let us know how to get started.
Individual testers (child wearing smart belt) will be compensated with $50
Safe Toddles Project
Provide User Videos
Free Belt Canes
Until the Child Outgrows them!
Safe Toddles provides free belt canes to families and professionals who join our video library project. User videos showing before and with belt canes. These videos assist in improving belt cane design, demonstrating outcomes to potential users and teaches Safe Toddles how toddlers and preschoolers who are blind or mobility visually impaired employ their belt canes.
Everyone obtaining a pediatric belt cane is encouraged to consider submitting videos to us - families need you!