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Oklahoma State University
Department of Wellness

America's HEALTHIEST Campus®

ABLE Tech's Adaptive Baby Care Program

Serving Oklahoma Parents with Disabilities

This Adaptive Baby Care Program provides baby equipment to parents with disabilities, free of charge, for as long as they need it.

Who Can Utilize This Program?

Parents, guardians, and parenting grandparents who have any disability or physical limitation that restrict the ease and safety of completing baby care tasks.

Occupational Therapists may also borrow equipment to demonstrate its use and ensure suitability for a patient and his/her child.

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Equipment can assist tasks such as:

  • Feeding
  • Bathing
  • Diapering
  • Dressing
  • Holding/Soothing
  • Carrying
  • Sleeping
  • Supporting health & safety needs


Equipment can accommodate challenges such as:

  • Fatigue
  • Back Pain
  • Mobility challenges
  • Blind/low vision
  • Hand weakness, pain, coordination and numbness
  • Shoulder weakness and decreased range of motion

Check out our inventory today!

Contact: Melisa Cranfield, MOTR/L

3325 N. Lincoln Blvd. | Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Phone: 405.523.4810 or 833.431.9706

Email: mecranf@okstate.edu

This program, established with the support of a grant from the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation and in partnership with SOONERSuccess, Oklahoma Developmental Disabilities Council and Oklahoma ABLE Tech, provides equipment to parents with disabilities or physical limitations that increases the ease and safety of baby care tasks.