Adam Raby says he conceived of the CushPad, a foam cover for
tablet devices such as the iPad, "almost accidentally."
He was in bed fumbling with his own device when he realized what
it needed was a supportive cover that could position it at a
For Raby, 29, that would allow him to use it comfortably without
fear of dropping the device or struggling to keep it in the right
position for long stretches of time.
But after creating an early prototype, Raby saw a new
"There's this entirely new world for children, especially
children with special needs, who rely on their iPad and use it,
really, 24 hours a day," Raby says.
Raby says he's shopping for local specialty stores to carry the
CushPad, which retails for $34.99. There's a $5 discount online at
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