News: GoBabyGo

CSD Professor, UCF Go Baby Go! are the Driving Forces Behind GBG Chapter in Belgium

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | June 24, 2021
Martine Vanryckeghem, a Pegasus Professor in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders has teamed up with her colleague in Physical Therapy, Jennifer Tucker, to start a Go Baby Go! chapter in Belgium to help increase mobility...

College students make mom’s dream come true for 4-year-old son

Written By: USA TODAY | June 16, 2021
Engineering students at the University of Central Florida create a custom ride-on car for Evan Schaefer, a boy with a rare genetic disorder.

Everyday Hero: Teen helps give children mobility, one car at a time

Written By: Spectrum News 13 | May 10, 2021
Certain conditions make it nearly impossible for some kids to move on their own. But one Spectrum News 13 Everyday Hero is using what he knows to help a program...

UCF program Go Baby Go helps special-needs children get mobile

Written By: Spectrum 13 | April 30, 2021
For the first time, the University of Central Florida challenged engineering students to get creative, forming teams to craft a new device — a modified ride-on vehicle — for a child with...

Longwood boy with rare disorder gets new ride for 4th birthday thanks to UCF program

Written By: WESH | April 27, 2021
WESH 2’s Matt Lupoli explains, thanks to some local engineering students, he’s getting around, and having fun doing I Matt: a kid and his very own car. Even the sound...

Go Baby Go! Partners with Engineering and Computer Science Seniors to Enhance Toy Cars as Mobility Devices

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | February 8, 2021
Four teams of seniors in the College of Engineering and Computer Science will help drive innovation by working with UCF Go Baby Go! to enhance the technology used in its adaptive ride-on toy cars.  The students included representatives from all...

UCF Go Baby Go! Builds New Partnership with St. Joseph Children’s Hospital

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | November 13, 2020
UCF Go Baby Go! builds more than innovative motorized cars that increase mobility in children, it also builds community by bringing children of all mobility levels together. Through a new...

UCF harness system helping children with disabilities make strides

Written By: Kirstin O’Connor / Click Orlando | December 30, 2019
UCF’s Go Baby Go! program partners with Chance 2 Dance studio for The Nutcracker Reimagined.

Go Baby Go at Sabal Point

Written By: Sabal Point Elementary | April 13, 2018
The UCF Go Baby Go! Program teamed up with Sabal Point Elementary’s robotics club to retro fit electric cars to help kids with mobility issues get around.

UCF Helps Launch Go Baby Go! in Belgium for Children with Limited Mobility

Written By: Rachel Williams | October 25, 2017
The first Belgian chapter of Go Baby Go!, an outreach program that works to give children with mobility impairments more freedom, launched this week thanks to the help of the...

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