Like most expectant parents, Chelsie and Jeremy King started planning for the arrival of their first child shortly after learning Chelsie was pregnant. But unlike many soon-to-be parents, Jeremy uses a wheelchair part of the time following brain surgery three years ago.
While he can walk, Jeremy now needs to use a wheelchair at times due to balance issues, Chelsie King told Good Morning America, and carrying or pushing a baby in a stroller wouldn’t be safe.
When looking for strollers, the Kings couldn’t find anything online that would work with a wheelchair. So Chelsie King, a teacher at Bullis School in Potomac Maryland, asked fellow faculty member Matt Zigler if he could help. Zigler teaches the Bullis Innovation & Technology Lab (BITlab) Making for Social Good course to upper school students.
BITLab is described by Bullis’ website as allowing students to “develop and…