• Modified Toy Cars for Mobility and Socialization: Case Report of a Child With Cerebral Palsy

    2 monthes ago - By Pediatric Physical Therapy

    Purpose:
    Children with cerebral palsy have limited opportunities to explore their physical and social environment. The purpose of this study was to determine the feasibility of using a “ride-on toy car” as a readily available, low-cost, fun, and functional option for children with special needs.
    Methods:
    Brenden, a 21-month-old child, was provided a modified ride-on toy car for a 15-week study period divided up into a 1-week baseline, 12-week intervention, and 2-week postintervention. We coded mobility and socialization measures from video recordings.
    Results:
    Brenden was more mobile and...
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