LapStacker ®

The world’s first retractable strap system for wheelchairs.

It shouldn’t be this hard!

A woman moving in a wheelchair with laundry falling off her lap.

Carrying items as a wheelchair user can be difficult and frustrating.

LapStacker makes it easy!

Pull the straps over your lap. Clip the buckles together. Roll with confidence.

Oh, the places you will go!

Be more helpful, confident & independent, everywhere you go!

School or work

Around home

Outdoors

Grocery store

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Raised US$28K on Kickstarter: 250+ backers in 30 days

Kiwi’s invention could revolutionise life for wheelchair users sick of dropping things while on the move

LapStacker® Reaches Funding Goal

Do more with a LapStacker

Here’s a few of our favourites tasks – made possible, or easier with the LapStacker…

Carry firewood

Travel Independently

Carry bulky items

Do it yourself

Take Control

Independence

Stop asking for help. Increase your freedom and independence.

Confidence

Stop embarrassing fumbles. LapStacker gives you an extra set of hands.

Save $$

Save money by preventing items from breaking when they fall off your lap.

Built to last

Designed and made to last, with a lifetime warranty. 

What customers are saying

Daniel M.nz
verified ownerverified owner
5/5

These should be a given for everyone in a chair as soon as you leave the spinal unit. Don't know how I managed for 4 years before getting one! Such a great kiwi invention. Highly recommend

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3 weeks ago
Jason L.nz
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5/5

Quality built and innovative in its design, the Lapstacker is a great piece of equipment for every wheelchair user. Easy to install and built to last, I find new uses for it everyday and continue to be amazed in its practicality and usefulness. Definitely recommend !

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3 weeks ago
David Wienerus
verified ownerverified owner
5/5

Very elegant and functional solution to a major issue for those of us in wheelchairs.

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1 month ago
Rebecca Rodleygb
verified ownerverified owner
5/5

Absolutely life changing. Since having the lapstacker, I haven't dropped a single thing, and have been able to carry all sorts on my knees! I use it for everything from gardening, shopping, cooking. Anything in day to day life. I'm a jeweller and it's been amazing to not worry about my tools, and silver, falling off my knees when I'm going from A-B. If you're a wheelchair user, you need this in your life. It really does make all the difference in the world and has been absolutely life changing!
The installation was so easy, everything came quickly and was beautifully packaged. Thank you lapstacker!!

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3 months ago
Lynda Scottnz
verified ownerverified owner
5/5

I'm delighted to have found this product. Fitted it yesterday and today have found 2 uses for it, holding my backpack on my lap around town (a bit more secure than just sitting on my lap) and I managed to cart a lap load of firewood over the small doorstep and into the fireplace without spreading it around the floor!!! Thank you Adaptdefy... what an amazing gadget! 52 years in a wheelchair and it's the best thing ever.

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3 months ago
Skye K.us
verified ownerverified owner
5/5

Awesome product that is extremely well made! Easy to set up but I emailed pictures to make sure I did it correctly and got a very prompt reply. Thanks for creating a product that will make life easier!

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3 months ago
Silke Liesende
verified ownerverified owner
5/5

I am enthusiastic about LapStacker. I will not give up this great invention anymore. I don't lose anything anymore. No matter where, in the kitchen, when Shopping, in the garden or in the stable, when feeding the dogs... Simply great!

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4 months ago
Liekegb
verified ownerverified owner
5/5

I would definitely recommend the lapstacker to other wheelchair users. It doesn't matter whether the item you try to carry on your lap is large or small, it is likely to fall off if you have to brake suddenly, manoeuvre over a small obstacle or tackle uneven terrain. With the lapstacker, this is no longer an issue. I originally intended this mostly to transport a laptop in a bag, but it has so many more uses. Mike and Tim were incredibly helpful to get the right brackets for my wheelchair and their response to enquiries is very fast. My only regret is not buying the lapstacker sooner!

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4 months ago
LAURENTfr
verified ownerverified owner
4/5

Très pratique. Dommage que le site soit tout en anglais .Il faudrait pouvoir choisir la langue .

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5 months ago
Landon McGauleyca
verified ownerverified owner
5/5

This product is a game changer. For years I have said I need an extra arm for carrying stuff while I wheel, this is the extra hand I needed. Installation was easy and the LapStacker does exactly what it is supposed to do. 10/10 recommend to anyone who uses a wheelchair

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5 months ago
Sophie E.gb
verified ownerverified owner
5/5

The lapstacker is absolutely genius! It is a total game changer and means that I can carry so much more and that my disability doesn't prevent me from doing what I need to do to live my life! Thank you so much for creating this - couldn't recommend getting one more highly!

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7 months ago
Hayley Sparklau
verified ownerverified owner
5/5

excellent product idea, very useful, i’m sure that i will use it a lot

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8 months ago

What customers are saying

Daniel M.nz
verified ownerverified owner
5/5

These should be a given for everyone in a chair as soon as you leave the spinal unit. Don't know how I managed for 4 years before getting one! Such a great kiwi invention. Highly recommend

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3 weeks ago

Common Questions

How much does a LapStacker® weigh?

The Lapstacker® weighs approx. 800 grams (1.76 lbs.). OR, put another way, about the weight of a small bunch of bananas.

Full details for all component dimensions and weights are available here

Will the LapStacker® work for quads/tetras?

The LapStacker® has finger loops to aid in pulling the straps over your lap. This is particularly useful for those with reduced hand function such as quadriplegics.

Also, the Buckles have a built in magnet that guides the two sides together so all you have to do is get them close and they’ll join like magic!

If for some reason it doesn’t work for your level of function you can send it back for a refund.

Is it easy to install?

The Lapstacker®  has a detailed step by step installation guide and comes with the fasteners and allen keys necessary to install it yourself.

Think of it as a mini lego challenge, only useful. We’ve had some people say it was easy, and others say it took them a while to figure it out.

We’re here to help with advice if you need us, but think you’ll enjoy the satisfaction of working it out yourself.

Will insurance pay for a LapStacker®?

Both ACC (New Zealand) and NDIS (Australia) are funding LapStackers® for those covered under these insurance schemes. For more details on ACC funding click here

We suggest contacting your local wheelchair reseller, case manager or occupational therapist to request one. If you are able to submit receipts for reimbursement, then that could also be an option.

We are currently working to understand if insurance in other countries will also pay for a LapStacker®.

Visit the LapStacker FAQ page for more.

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LapStacker in action