One Step at a Time
Tiny treadmills produced in West Michigan have enabled Down syndrome kids like Evan Kurnick to participate in sports with peers. MVS professor Dale Ulrich and his team work with parents of DS kids to facilitate their development. Jeanette and Jim Kurnick are among the hundreds of families grateful for the research and treadmill that helped their son.
Jeanette Kurnick said, “…Our son was blessed to be a participant in the program and to be the recipient of such tremendous work. It has impacted his life.”
- Read the Stories of Our State piece, which includes video: https://impact.govrel.umich.edu/treadmills/
- Dale Ulrich's faculty page on the Kinesiology website: https://www.kines.umich.edu/directory/faculty/dale-ulrich
- Learn more about World Down Syndrome Day (March 21) on their website: https://www.worlddownsyndromeday2.org/
- The United Nation hosts the annual World Down Syndrome Day Conference March 21. Visit their website to livestream: http://myumi.ch/JlDdp