No. Requests for bath equipment, umbrella-like medical strollers, some activity chairs, wedges, simple wheelchairs, do not need a therapist referral. Custom wheelchairs, power wheelchairs, standers, gait trainers/walkers and augmentative communication devices require a therapist referral and fitting. Communication Loan Library items must have a speech therapist referral. Families can put the therapist contact information in the notes section when making the request or have the therapist contact us by email or phone.