Custom Tricycles Give Burst of Freedom to Disabled Kids

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMoreA retired couple in Michigan believes that every child should have the exalted feeling of riding alone with the wind in their face. So they build custom-made tricycles in their basement for hundreds of small children with disabilities.It costs about $200 to outfit a standard three-wheeled bike to help stabilize kids with cerebral palsy and other physical challenges.So far, 900 children now have the joy of riding free, thanks to Gordon & Connie Hankins.Other physical benefits result, too, when kids are pushing their muscles.(WATCH the video below from ABC News)Editor’s Note: I couldn’t find any contact info for the project. UPDATE: Thanks to SERI for sending the link to their webpage, for those who would like to help these generous grandparents.video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMorelast_img