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    head support for manual chair on long road trips?

    Are there any out there? I have to believe we would take more road trips if my son could sleep or rest comfortably while driving (he is the passenger). Any ideas, clever inventions ????

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    If the manual chair has no way of tilting I don't think having a headrest would be much of a break for being able to sleep or even rest comfortably. He would still be sitting bolt upright, which I certainly don't feel is very comfortable or nap inducing because I would be scared of falling out of my chair. If it has a recline or tilt feature there are a ton of headrests available.

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    On a long trip I would think he'd be more comfortable transferring to a seat. Is that possible for you guys?
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    Quote Originally Posted by JenJen View Post
    On a long trip I would think he'd be more comfortable transferring to a seat. Is that possible for you guys?
    this is the best (and safest) option.

    if he'd feel more at ease w/ another cushion for the car, look into the roho airhawk ($80, link).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scott Pruett View Post
    this is the best (and safest) option.

    if he'd feel more at ease w/ another cushion for the car, look into the roho airhawk ($80, link).
    maybe, but if youre in a train/taxi/paratransit, transferring is not an option, so if only to avoid hurting my neck by it flopping around everytime we encounter a speedbump, a headrest may be the best option. there are loads of aftermarket headrests available for manual chairs.

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