Go Baby Go Gives Another Set of Wheels

Posted by Leah Prater
The School of Health Sciences and Go Baby Go teamed up again to give a car to toddler Elise Mullins of Marion, Va.

The Go Baby Go team at the Emory & Henry School of Health Sciences has come through again with a new kid-size Mustang car for local child, Elise Mullins. Mullins, a native of Marion, Va., is afflicted with developmental issues that prevents her from getting a kid-sized car at the store in which to ride alongside her parents. 

School of Health Sciences students stand with their faculty and the modified Mustang car. School of Health Sciences students stand with their faculty and the modified Mustang car.The Emory & Henry School of Health Sciences Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy students partnered with Children’s Assistive Technology Service (CATS) to provide a Go Baby Go modified off-the-shelf ride on car. Mullins got to test-drive her new car on Oct. 23 for her family, her physical therapists and all the student friends she’s made along the way. 

“It’s really incredible that people could do this for her,” said Ashley Mullins, Elise’s mother. “Her grandmother has a big yard she can ride around in, and I cannot wait to see her go!”

This is the third child aided by the Go Baby Go team after the success of Creed Rosenbalm of Kingsport, Tenn. in April and Zavier House of Abingdon, Va. in September. 

See more images from the event on Flickr

 

Video by E&H student Allison Hamilton.

  • School of Health Sciences students help Elise drive her modified car.
It’s really incredible that people could do this for her.
-Ashley Mullins

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