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All-Terrain Buggies for Disabled Children

Freedom for Kids offer a range of special needs pushchairs that provides parents and carers of disabled children the opportunity to enjoy life with a new perspective of adventure. Perfect for everyday walks, country parks, woodland/mountain trails, day trips to the beach and theme parks….our rugged single and double buggies do it all while providing a comfortable ride for your children – we don’t believe in limits, don’t let your equipment keep you from your adventures and time together as a family!

Ideal for children with mild to moderate needs, whether it be a physical disability, behavioural condition, neurodevelopmental or brain disorder like Autism (ASD/ADHD) or a life-limiting condition that makes it difficult to walk and get outdoors. Our all-terrain buggies allow children to access places where a smaller pushchair or wheelchair just can’t go like nature trails, country parks and woodlands, even the beach! These all-access pushchairs can really help you to get out with your child and change your life, helping them to pursue a more active and inclusive lifestyle, improving the quality of life for the whole family.

No boring models here….all-terrain styling provides a non-medical appearance which is aesthetically pleasing for children and parents alike. Reclining seats provide increased comfort and support for those passengers that need to take a nap or have medical conditions that may require them to be in a reclined position e.g. Epilepsy. Some buggies come with optional postural supports so for those children that lack upper body strength and trunk control, this allows them to be fully engaged with their surroundings.

For children with autism and sensory processing disorders, some of our pushchairs have large canopies that create a “cocoon” effect with the covered sides and overhead protection – this is ideal for those children who can become overwhelmed with the sensory input or for those children who are sun or light sensitive. We can also add additional sun protection to some of our pushchairs, although in the all-terrain category this is limited as these pushchairs are designed for you to be out and about exploring.

So, let’s explore some options………

The Mountain Buggy Duet offers robust engineering and superior functionality in a compact all-terrain pushchair for two younger children. The ideal choice for parents who have a disabled child with medical needs and a sibling, or two disabled children, possibly twins. This all-terrain double buggy is not only a great off-roader but just as happy nipping around town. So, you’re no longer limited getting out and about with your children as you can take your duo and their equipment with you! This pushchair is also available as a single seat and a side bag, handy for keeping medical equipment or shopping.

The Mountain Buggy Duet is the smallest side by side twin pushchair on the market at a compact 65cm wide.  Practical and versatile for newborn twins, baby and toddler or two toddlers up to age 4 years old.

We provide this option for our younger/smaller children and their siblings. Although not specifically designed for children with special needs, this double buggy may be suitable for some parents whose children have either outgrown their standard pushchairs or those requiring a buggy with a parent-facing option, perhaps where their child has medical conditions which need close parental supervision and support.

For younger children, a good single option is the Joggster Trail v2 which is a three-wheeled buggy with an option to add an innovative 2nd seat so you can ‘shuttle’ two children from A to B in style. A sturdy, sporty looking pushchair which is suitable for younger children with special needs and with the rear Shuttle Seat added it becomes a tandem buggy fit for two!

For most standard buggies the increased weight of the child is a limiting factor but not so for the superior build quality of the Joggster Trail Buggy as it has a roomy front seat with an extra large weight capacity of 34kg (5 Stone/approx 5-6 years old) – if you’re adding the optional 2nd Shuttle Seat to make a Joggster Trail Double Buggy, this has a 15kg weight limit (approx 3-4 years old). Passenger Height on main seat approx: 112cm

This is an all-terrain double buggy with a fixed or swivel front wheel. This updated model offers something new and exciting for families with children who have physical, mobility or behavioural disabilities, as well as their siblings, helping them pursue a more active lifestyle and getting out and about as a family.

The Joggster Sport v2 is a brand new 3-wheeled all-terrain buggy for sport-loving parents! We’ve added this to our range for younger children with special needs as we feel it offers something new for parents and has a roomy seat and a fantastic weight capacity for children who have outgrown a standard sized pushchair. Max weight capacity is 34kg and Max passenger height approx: 110cm

This pushchair has features that make it perfect for the more active parents amongst you. If you like jogging and want to take your child with you, then this sporty version of the Joggster could be for you. The buggy has been approved for speeds up to 15km(9 miles)/hr. The large 16-inch Schwalbe air-filled tyres have the best running performance and you won’t feel much roll resistance. The new model comes with a frame partly made of carbon which not only adds stability, but it saves weight also. With the optional rotating front wheel, the speedster is even more manoeuverable and comfortable ideal for shopping! The new rims make this Joggster look even more sporty and agile… there’s no doubting, this is a super-cool looking buggy!

The Special Tomato Jogger offers an ideal special needs buggy for the family who like to be out and about. The stylish jogger provides the comfort and positioning needed for you and your child to enjoy the outdoors. A lightweight, all terrain pushchair designed for children requiring minimal to moderate positioning, suitable from early years to the older child up to approximately age 10-12 years old (max weight limit is 50kg and max Passenger height (with canopy) 135cm).

From a practical point of view, the washable upholstery is reversible, so that the canvas side can be used in the summer and the fleece side in the winter. It combines all these features you would expect from a buggy with positioning for your child, including a 5 point harness. The seated position is a little more laid back and the elevated footrest provides the passenger with a comfortable position, it suits those children who may like to ‘escape’ too as it is more difficult to get out of!

And for kids who need a little more positioning, the Size 1 and 2 Soft-Touch Liners and Soft-Touch Sitters can be inserted into the Special Tomato Jogger and an optional head support attached. The Soft-Touch Liner easily attaches to offer contoured body support for additional positioning and the pushchair still folds with it in place. Adding Soft-Touch Sitters will provide more trunk support for your child. Both sold separately. There is also the option to add a 2nd side seat for a younger sibling to make a double buggy.

The Axiom Endeavour special needs pushchair provides older disabled children, their families and caregivers the opportunity to enjoy life with a new perspective of adventure. Suitable from age 5 to 16 years old, this large all-terrain pushchair is perfect for everyday walks, country parks, woodland and off road mountain trails, day trips to the beach or theme parks….the Axiom Endeavour does it all while providing a comfortable ride for your child. We don’t believe in limits, don’t let your mobility difficulties keep you from fulfilling your adventures and spending time together as a family!

The Axiom Endeavour all-terrain special needs buggy for disabled children will take you where no other paediatric mobility pushchair can follow! Designed for use both indoor or outdoors, the stylish jogging stroller easily glides over smoother surfaces and handles rougher terrain like grass, gravel and even sand with ease!  The Axiom Endeavour combines the off-road ability of a multi-terrain stroller, the lean agility of an urban jogger, and the comfort, support and positioning needs for both children and adults with mild to moderate physical disabilities. Max weight capacity is 75kg (12 Stone)

Ready to tackle any terrain, Axiom Endeavour Special Needs Pushchair comes standard with hand and foot brakes, large multi-position sun canopy with peek-a-boo window, a height-adjustable handle, large storage basket, and built in removable storage pouches and two water bottle holders. The quick-fold lever allows you to fold your buggy in one simple step and folding up in seconds. It comes with the traditional fixed front wheel as standard but if you’re going to use a lot indoors then you may want to add the optional swivel wheels.

Reconditioned Models

Our range of reconditioned single and double pushchairs have all been checked and cleaned and offer excellent value for money. One of these is the Advance Mobility Independence Pushchair designed for use by older children who may have a physical disability and cannot walk or challenging behaviour and needs to be kept safe. Suitable from 5 to around 13 years, with a maximum weight capacity of 45kg (7 Stone), this all-terrain pushchair is ideal for getting outside to the countryside, beaches, woodlands and, of course, around town too. The larger frame, wheels and higher seat base making it ideal for larger and/or taller children who have outgrown a standard pushchair.

The larger, strong yet lightweight frame, taller ‘hammock style’ padded seat, which can be reclined, adjustable 5-point harness and longer seat to footplate distance all accommodate a larger child or your adult with mild to moderate needs in comfort. For children who need postural support, you may wish to look at other models we have where this can be incorporated.

The Independence is designed for the active, outdoor or sport-loving family and is a great off-roader, allowing you to access the places a wheelchair isn’t suitable. Anywhere, any time, whether it be to a country park, woodlands or beaches, or why not try your hand at doing a charity fun run or marathon. The Advance Mobility Independence by Baby Jogger has a fixed front wheel for extra stability across rougher terrain, although it can be used around town too.

These re-conditioned pushchairs have been pre-loved by another family with a disabled child and are in good condition. They will come with a rain cover and sometimes additional accessories which will be stated for each package. There is no warranty on these pushchairs. We only have limited stock and they always go quickly, so if you are interested please call us today on our Helpline: 01670 458624 and we’ll be happy to help you.

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