Pretty sure she’s Swedish, or maybe she’s Norwegian, but that’s not important. What is important is what Cindy Sjoblom created for her university project: A stroller made for parents who use wheelchairs.
Called the “Cursum,” the stroller Cindy designed is specifically made for parents in wheelchairs, and it has dozens of design features that are oh-so helpful. Listen up, if you have a child under 3 and can’t walk, you should be *very* excited right now.
It’s hard to believe, but no one has created a stroller like this yet. I’ve been waiting for it (even though I have no desire to be a parent myself). I’ve always thought it was something that was terribly needed for parents with mobility disabilities.
I should preface this entire complimentary blog entry however by saying that it is not yet available for purchase. I expect the Cursom will be eventually, or someone out there will copy the design and sell it themselves. It WILL be available at some point — of that I am sure. Cindy created a video profiling her stroller and the creation process. You can check it out on Vimeo here.
To give you a basic rundown, the stroller is essentially different because of the noticeable height difference in this design. Instead of a stroller being too low, this one is at the perfect height for someone sitting in a wheelchair. And then the stroller also has smaller wheels, a