E&H Helps Another Child Hit the Road!

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 another Go Baby Go modified off-the-shelf ride on car for a local little boy, Zavier House.

The Go Baby Go team at the Emory & Henry School of Health Sciences has come through again with a new kid-size tractor for local child, Zavier House. Zavier, a native of Abingdon, Va., is afflicted with developmental issues that prevents him from getting a kid-sized car at the store to ride alongside his parents with. 

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. Zavier got to test-drive his new car on Sept. 13 for his family, his trainers and all the student friends he’s made along the way. 

“We are so appreciative to have this tractor, love the adaptation on the steering wheel, he has been so excited,” said Katie Bolling, Zavier’s mother. “Nice that he can be mobile now other than crawling and standing. He’s really tickled and has been singing a truck song for weeks!”

This is the second child aided by the Go Baby Go team after the success of Creed Rosenbalm of Kingsport, Tn. in April.

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  • Students and faculty with Zavier House and his mother Katie Bolling with the tractor that was mod...
    Students and faculty with Zavier House and his mother Katie Bolling with the tractor that was modified.
Nice that he can be mobile now other than crawling and standing. He’s really tickled and has been singing a truck song for weeks!
-Katie Bolling, Zavier’s mother

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