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Modified Toy Cars Help Drive Learning for Children with Disabilities

August 10, 2017

Aacen Huck, 2, sits in the driver's seat of his new red car with a huge smile on his face as University of Mary physical therapy and engineering students measure padding on both sides of him. The six graduate students, who are partnering with engineering students and faculty, are modifying the Lightning McQueen toy car over the next two weeks to allow Aacen, who is unable to walk, to maneuver while learning some skills along the way. The idea stems from a Go Baby Go program that was created by physical therapist Cole Galloway, of the University of Delaware. Read More