School of Health Sciences Students Deliver Dreams

Posted by Rachael Wilbur
Emory & Henry School of Health Sciences Physical Therapy (PT) and Occupational Therapy (OT) students partnered with Children’s Assistive Technology Service (CATS) to provide a Go Baby Go modified off-the-shelf ride on car for a local little boy, Creed Rosenbalm.

Seven-year-old Creed Rosenbalm of Kingsport, a child who suffers from developmental issues, loves when his father and neighbors mow their lawns. While most children have the opportunity to get a kid-sized car at the store to ride alongside their parents with, Creed did not have that option.

In January 2019, the Emory & Henry School of Health Sciences PT and OT students partnered with Children’s Assistive Technology Service (CATS) provided a Go Baby Go modified off-the-shelf ride on car. Creed got to test-drive his new car on April 23 for his family, his trainers and all the student friends he’s made along the way. “For him to have something like a normal kid, to make him feel normal, there really are no words for that,” said Creed’s mother Jamie Rosenbalm of her son’s new ride.

Creed showed enthusiasm for his new car, quickly mastering all the controls and he learned how to steer. He will surely be driving through his neighborhood all summer long, and if there is a lawn to be mowed Creed will be there to help!  

See photos from yesterday’s inspiring moment

 

See coverage from WCYB News

Creed rides his accessible tractor for the first time!

 

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Creed rides his accessible tractor for the first time!

  • School of Health Science students present Creed Rosenbalm with his new tractor in part with Child...
    School of Health Science students present Creed Rosenbalm with his new tractor in part with Children’s Assistive Technology Service (CATS) and Go Baby Go.
“For him to have something like a normal kid, to make him feel normal, there really are no words for that,” said Creed’s mother Jamie Rosenbalm of her son’s new ride.

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