On Emma's birthday she got to try out a new little device (well, new to her). We started out saying "let's see if she can handle 8 minutes" and after about 12 minutes we brought her off. She did great! Emma doesn't have a natural 'stepping' pattern and doesn't know to move her legs forward in a pattern in order to move. She now can bear weight on her legs with the assistance of the knee braces and ankle braces, but the 'natural' stepping isn't there. So this treadmill is moving very slowly beneath her feet and for 12 minutes her PT sat behind her and moved her feet in what would be a natural stepping motion, encouraging Emma to bear weight through each step. By the end Emma was occasionally moving her foot forward on her own! Yay! We'll continue doing this with her at the beginning of each session for 8-10 minutes (or shorter if she doesn't tolerate it as well next time).
One of these days I'll get a picture of 'the cage' to share as well. Another neat tool that gives Emma more mobility and the ability to do things that she couldn't otherwise due to resistance or just having to have too many different parts of her body stabilized at once making it difficult for one person to work with her.