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GoBabygo workshop: June 1, 2019

Illinois children with spina bifida who will be age 1-5 on June 1 are eligible to receive a free, customized electric car at a GoBabyGo workshop hosted by the Illinois Spina Bifida Association, statewide Kiwanis Clubs, led by the Kiwanis Club of River Forest and Oak Park, and volunteer engineers and clinicians from the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab.

GoBabyGo is a program of the University of Delaware committed to all people exploring their world via independent mobility.

The workshop will be held at 11am at Shriners Hospitals for Children - Chicago, 2211 N Oak Park Ave, Chicago. MAP

There is a $40 refundable deposit required to register and receive a car. Space is limited and registration is available on a first come, first served basis. In order to receive a car, the child must have:

  • Cognitive age of 12 months or greater

  • Head and trunk control

  • No severe visual disorder

  • Enthusiastic parent(s) with ability to supervise a child in a car.