Mobility plays important role in development for toddlers with disabilities

Typical toddlers simultaneously spend about three hours a day in physical activity, play and engagement with objects such as toys, while their peers with mobility disabilities are less likely to engage in all of those behaviors at the same time, new research from Oregon State University shows.


Photo: Toddler uses a Go Baby Go modified toy car; Copyright: Oregon State University

Modified cars like this give children independence and allow them the mobility needed to increase their interaction with peers and other objects; © Oregon State University