Carrot 3 Special Needs Car Seat
The Carrot 3 Special Needs Car Seat is the most comprehensive car seat restraint system available for children, teens and small adults with special needs. It was designed, engineered and built to provide optimal positioning & safety for children with insufficient head, trunk, and pelvic stability. Plus, extensive growth capabilities will ensure that the Carrot 3 is the ONLY car seat you will ever need!
Carrot 3 Car Seat Features
WC19 Wheelchair Safety Standard Information:
The Transit Option will safely allow your child to remain seated in their wheelchair when aboard a school bus, van or motor vehicle. All Convaid transit wheelchairs comply with RESNA WC19 safety standards. The Transit Option require Foot Positioners, Headrest Extension, and a choice of a Trunk Positioning Belt (either the 5-Pt Harness with Padded Covers or the combination of the H-Harness with Padded Covers and 3-Pt Positioning Belt with Depth Adjustable Crotch Strap)For more information please visit our school bus safety page.
The Carrot 3 has unique modular extensions and accessories which provide extensive growth where needed. With the modular extensions the user can achieve up to 4" of growth in the seat and 11" of growth in the back, add length to the seat, or both! The Carrot 3 also comes with various seating and positioning options to maintain upright seating and positioning and can be adjusted for growth. In addition, the Carrot 3 has an optional Seat Angle Wedge that can raise the seat 4" and can achieve a 20 degree angle and tilt that will provide the child more support for the head and body.
The Carrot 3 conforms to the natural contour of the body to provide maximum comfort and positioning for those with special needs. In addition, the built-in adjustable headrest provides added positioning and security. The depth adjustable Pommel feature can position the child's pelvis correctly, separate the thighs to improve hip alignment, stabilize sitting posture, and reduce incidence of sliding down the seat due to decreased trunk control.
The Carrot 3 exceeds U.S. Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 213 (FMVSS 213) and meets all flammability code FMVSS 302 for automotive upholstery. In fact, the Carrot was designed on IndyCar principles, therefore it protects more securely against side impacts. Also, similar to commercial car seats, the Carrot 3 has a lifetime of up to 7 year.