Transporting infants and children with special needs in personal vehicles: T46-47/2008E-PDF

a best practices guide for healthcare practitioners /

"The purpose of this guide is to provide healthcare professionals with information on issues relating to transporting infants and children with special needs in personal vehicles. This resource should be used in consultation with families and health professionals who are very familiar with the child’s condition and their physical or behavioural challenges. The guide provides information on the legislative and regulatory requirements for the safe transportation of children. It also includes a description of the types of children’s restraint systems (i.e., car seats) currently available in Canada, including conventional car seats, production restraint systems for persons with special needs, and custom restraint systems for persons with special needs"--Introduction, p. 6.

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Title Transporting infants and children with special needs in personal vehicles
Subtitle a best practices guide for healthcare practitioners /
Publication Type Monograph
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note Issued also in French under title: Le transport de bébés et d’enfants qui ont des besoins spéciaux dans des véhicules particuliers. "January 2008."
Date c2008.
Number of Pages 31 p. :
Catalogue Number
  • T46-47/2008E-PDF
Departmental Catalogue Number TP 14772 E
Subject Terms Child safety, Automobile safety equipment, Disabilities