OSF Childrens Hospital

Short-Term Loan Program

The short-term child passenger safety restraint loan program provides seats to parents who have children with special healthcare needs. Each seat requires a $20 loan fee to paid by cash or check. Our staff will help parents with proper selection, installation and fitting of the special needs restraints. Children ride safer in vehicles when they are properly restrained, depending on age, height, weight and developmental level.

Car Beds

Car Bed Designed to provide safe transportation for infants with low birth weight and/or other medical conditions requiring alternate traveling positions.

  • Respiratory complications
  • Spina Bifida
  • Conditions that require a child to lay flat


Orthopedic Condition Restraints

Car Seat EZ-On Vest Designed to provide a safe traveling experience for children in an orthopedic device.

  • Hip-spica casts
  • Halo Traction
  • Certain orthopedic conditions
  • Conditions that require them to lay flat

Large Medical Restraints

T-Plus Car Seat Provides additional support needed to travel safety to children who require additional support, not offered by a conventional seat.

  • Cerebral palsy
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Severe behavioral disorders requiring specialized restraints
  • Complex medical issues