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Faculty Research Study

Faculty from the Department of Physical Therapy Education, College of Podiatric Medicine, and College of Optometry are collaborating on a study to explore gait, balance, and visual skills in children between 7 and 11 years of age. The purpose of the study will be to identify specific gait and balance characteristics and visual skills in children with Autism and/or sensory issues and those who are developing typically. We will compare the characteristics and skills to determine if there are differences among the groups of children. Parents will be interviewed regarding their child’s responses to specific types of sensory stimuli. You will receive a stipend for your time and travel. If you and your child would like to participate in this study please contact: LaToya Johnson call 909-730-3472 M-F from 12:00-6:00 pm or Email:

El profesorado del Departamento de Educación de Fisioterapia, el Colegio de Podología, y el Colegio de Optometría están colaborando en un estudio para explorar el caminar, equilibrio, y habilidades visuales en niños de 7 a 11 años. El propósito de este estudio será de identificar ciertas características sobre la forma de caminar, equilibrio, y habilidades visuales en niños con Autismo, y/o cuestiones sensoriales, y niños de desarrollo normal. Compararemos las características y habilidades para determinar si hay diferencias entre los diferentes grupos de niños. Los padres serán entrevistados sobre las reacciones que su hijo/hija tienen con ciertas estimulaciones sensoriales. Usted recibirá compensación por su tiempo y viaje. Para más información comuníquese con: Andrea Lopez llame 714-392-9290 de lunes a jueves de 7:00-9:00 pm o envíe un correo electrónico a:

Donna Redman-Bentley, PT, PhD; Dayle Armstrong, PT, MS, DPT; Diane Koshimune, DPM, MS; Jacqueline Truong, DPM, MPH; Kim Walker, OD; Kristy Remick-Waltman, OD