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Kids with limited mobility benefit from cross-campus collaboration
Aug 04, 2017
By Carrie Carroll University Public Affairs (804) 827-0890 cacarroll@vcu.edu   Kids with limited mobility benefit from cross-campus collaboration Simone Woody, a first-year physical therapy student in the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Allied Health Professions, volunteered at Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU over the July 22-23 weekend to benefit patients’ in CHoR’s physical and occupational therapy program. Woody, along with 24 other volunteers that included VCU physical therapy students and faculty, as well as CHoR physical and occupational therapists and their family members, built and modified battery-operated ride-on cars for patients between the ages of 18 months and 4 years as part of the Go Baby Go program. Go Baby Go helps make power mobility more accessible for 1-to-3-year-old patients with significant mobile impairment, maximizing their ...

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