Kansas high-schoolers help toddlers with immobility
June 18, 2017
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — More than 10 high school students from the Wichita area have been retrofitting toy ride-on cars for children with disabilities including spina bifida, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome and dystonia.
The students were divided into four pit crews that rewired, reprogrammed and adjusted the cars in partnership with Wichita State University physical therapy and engineering students. The cars are a part of the school's GoBabyGo! Project, the Wichita Eagle reported (http://bit.ly/2sGpFEs ).
"We hack the car — we change the electronics inside — and we custom fit it for each...