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GoBabyGo! Rodeo Celebrates Collaborative Efforts While Helping Children With Special Needs

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Physical therapy and occupational therapy students at UTHSC wrapped up an eight-month collaborative effort with engineering students at Christian Brothers University as they showcased their work designed to help children with special needs to the public during the third-annual GoBabyGo! Rodeo on Saturday. Students from both institutions, under the supervision of faculty, modified off-the-shelf, ride-in… Read More


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UTHSC, Christian Brothers University to Host GoBabyGo! Rodeo September 14

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Physical therapy and occupational therapy students from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, along with engineering students from Christian Brothers University, will host the third-annual GoBabyGo! Rodeo at UTHSC September 14. The event will unveil electric, ride-in toy cars adapted by students and faculty from both institutions. Modified toy vehicles will be provided at… Read More


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UTHSC to Host Second-Annual GoBabyGo! Memphis Rodeo July 21

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Alexis Phillips said she spent hours looking for a toy electric ride-in car to give her son, Wyatt, for Christmas, but she could not locate one he could safely use. Fate intervened, she said, when Wyatt’s physical therapist, an alum of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Physical Therapy (PT) Department, introduced her to… Read More


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UTHSC Physical Therapy Students Bring Mobility to Children with Special Needs Through GoBabyGo! Memphis

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When Steven Reeves saw a ride-on Power Wheels dump truck last Christmas at Toys “R” Us, he tried to figure out how to rig up a safety harness so his son, Noah, 2, who has hypotonia or muscular weakness, could sit up in it and operate it. Reeves couldn’t do it. But students in the… Read More


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Physical Therapy Department to Host GoBabyGo! Memphis, Bringing Mobility to Children with Special Needs Through Custom-Modified Toy Cars

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Initiative Retrofits Ride-on Toy Cars for Children with Mobility Issues; Promotes Movement, Sociability and Fun Those shiny motorized cars for sale at toy stores are off-limits to some children with mobility issues that prevent them from being able to maneuver them. But on a Saturday in September, a dozen children with limited mobility will get the… Read More