There’s a lot of research about the link between motor development and lifelong physical activity, and the importance of fundamental motor skill development in young children especially.
More than 2,500 miles away, Oregon State is never far from mind
Nearly 100 alumni and friends of IMPACT filled the Women’s Building to celebrate the program’s 35-year history.
IMPACT is a noisy, joyous program providing children with physical and/or intellectual disabilities the opportunity to move their bodies, play with peers and develop a passion for lifelong physical activity.
CPHHS Public Health student Greg Heinonen will be traveling to Washington, D.C., in April to participate in the 22nd annual “Posters on the Hill,” which allows him to present his research to national lawmakers.
Children under age 3 who have or are at risk of a developmental disability are eligible for services to improve cognitive, behavioral and physical skills under the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA).