Emory’s Doctoral of Physical Therapy Program, benefits GiGi’s Playhouse

2015-octEmory Doctor of Physical Therapy student Logan Smith helps a young child with Down Syndrome pet a hippotherapy horse last Saturday at the Fall Fit at Chastain Horse Park. The annual event, which is hosted by Emory’s Doctoral of Physical Therapy program, benefits GiGi’s Playhouse, a Down Syndrome awareness center. Families affected by Down Syndrome gathered for a fun day of purposeful play, parental education, and interactive activities, as doctoral students helped parents find ways to incorporate balance, strength, and coordination training into their children’s daily lives.