The Piggyback Rider standing child carrier is now classified as a medical assistive device for special needs children by the U.S. Department of Education’s, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, AbleData database of assistive devices. The Piggyback Rider is the only is the only child carrier listed with this ISO classification and is also classified as a medical assistive device.
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The Piggyback Rider is a compact, lightweight, standing child carrier for toddlers 2.5 years old or more and up to 60lbs. The sturdy, unisex design functions like a standard backpack, distributing the child’s weight at the wearer’s core enabling a natural upright posture.