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It looked like all fun and games when Toddlerpalooza took over the School of Health Sciences and Practice on July 2. In reality, it was an interprofessional education laboratory experience for second-year speech-language pathology (SLP) students and third-year physical therapy (PT) students, who were tasked with evaluating a group of infants, toddlers and school-aged children who came to visit for the day. They collaborated to evaluate the gross motor, speech and language/cognitive abilities and developmental stages of the children and recommend appropriate activities and exercises for speech-language and gross motor goals for parents and caregivers to perform at home.
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Based on the understanding that international service trips provide invaluable academic and hands-on opportunities, students and faculty under the direction of Gale Lavinder, P.T. Ed.D, G.C.S., assistant professor of physical therapy and director of clinical education, began making an annual trip to Haiti in 2014. This past March—following in the footsteps of NYMC students who came before them— seven members of the D.P.T. Class of 2019 were thrilled to embark on a service learning trip to Haiti to aid the underserved population, gaining hands-on experience while bettering the community.