NewsWorks—A laboratory at the University of Delaware’s physical therapy department looks confusingly like a daycare center. There are ride-on cars stacked along the walls. Colorful foam alphabet tiles cover a section of the floor, strewn with small toys. But what goes on here isn’t just fun and games –there’s serious scientific work being done.
A 14-month-old child sits on the soft floor, surrounded by several smiling women. She’s got plump cheeks, wide blue eyes, and tufts of blonde hair pinned with a pink bow. Her name is Sarah Grace. She was born with arthrogryposis–joint contractures in her arms. Read the article on NewsWorks.