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Out of necessity and heartfelt concern, the Kangaroo Cup is an ingenious design from the bright young mind of 11-year old, Lily Born. Lily’s grandfather and his difficulty to easily manage a cup due to the effects of Parkinson’s disease prompted Lily to find a practical solution to help him. The name of this cup is based on Lily’s knowledge of Kangaroos and how the animal uses its tail to balance when jumping or standing. The three-pronged handle is easy and comfortable to grasp and, like a kangaroo, will not tip over, even on unlevel surfaces. The prototype was created as a ceramic cup that proves to be very effective and aesthetically pleasing. Stackable and without the need of a coaster, the cup is uncommonly simple and organic. The BPA-free version of the Kangaroo cup addresses any durability issues and maintains the charm and functionality of its predecessor. It is an excellent transitioning tool for children from a sippy cup to a glass cup. Both the ceramic and the BPA version of the Kangaroo hold hot and cold beverages. The Kangaroo Cup not only provides lessons in design development through a child’s vision but also brings a wider, more valuable awareness of Parkinson’s disease in our ageing population.