KU receives grant to improve life for people with disabilities

Paige Vaughn

As a wheelchair user KU research professor Dot Nary knows the hassle of having limited access.

"Think about if you're using a wheelchair and you can't put those running shoes on and go around the block a few times," Nary said. She says she’s happy KU has the opportunity to change things. 

"It's very exciting; again physical activity is an important health trend but often people with particularly mobility impairments are left out of that," Nary said. With a recent $1.5 million grant from the CDC, new funding will ensure everyone is included. 

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