News Children & Youth with Disabilities Lab Feb. 20, 2024Study sheds light on links between cognitive and motor skill development in children with autismCollege of Health researchers highlight the ways motor skills and cognitive skills develop in connection with each other in young children with autism. Feb. 4, 2024Do your kids want a dog? Science may be on their sideKids who have dogs get significantly more physical activity, compared to kids who don't. Researchers followed 600 children over three years, and found young girls got the biggest exercise boost. Feb. 2, 2024Students with disabilities often left on the sidelines when it comes to school sportsAlthough disabled students are supposed to have equal access to school sports, questions remain about whether they participate at the same rate as their nondisabled peers. Jan. 26, 2022Nearly $5M grant to establish children’s environmental health research center at Oregon StateThe purpose of this grant is to reduce children’s exposure to harmful environmental factors and improve their health and well-being.