SA professor and US engineer transform disabled babies’ lives

Chris Bateman


A former Limpopo physiotherapist-turned Professor in Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Oklahoma has coinvented a mobile device that ‘teaches’ disabled infants how to crawl, miraculously transforming their cognition, early mobility and life prospects.

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Chris Bateman, Health and Medical Publishing Group, South Africa

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Disabled infants; Self-initiated prone-powered crawler; SIPPC; Motor skills; Thubi Kolobe; Peter Pidcoe

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South African Medical Journal 2016;106(3):229-231. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2016.v106i3.10681

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Date submitted: 2016-02-15
Date published: 2016-02-15

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