Welcome to Ausderau Lab!
We are a lab coordinated by Karla Ausderau in the department of Kinesiology – Occupational Therapy. Our research focuses on studying daily occupations, specifically eating and mealtimes, among families and children with autism spectrum disorders to elucidate the impact on the child’s health, family wellness, and overall daily participation.
John’s Crazy Socks and the Special Olympics: What I Learned From Special Olympics to Build My Business
John’s Crazy Socks and the Special Olympics We often say that without the Special Olympics, there would be no John’s Crazy Socks. The Special Olympics has had a profound impact on John’s development and character …December 2, 2021
Layla Crehan, 17 year-old Special Olympics Athlete (FL), Shares her Story on her Crossing for Cystic Fibrosis Race!
Hi, my name is Layla. My first sport in Special Olympics was swimming when I was 10-years-old. Swimming was a huge part of my life. Before that, my life was blank and I didn’t know …November 3, 2021
Tkia Harris, Special Olympics Athlete from Texas, Shares Her Experiences in the READI Program and How to be Healthy
Hi, my name is Tkia Harris. I am in Special Olympics for Texas, and I used to be in Special Olympics for Florida. I have been an athlete for Special Olympics for three years. The …September 1, 2021
Tyler Wigington, Special Olympics WI Athlete, Shares How He Stayed Physically and Socially Active During the Pandemic
Hi, my name is Tyler Wigington. I am a self-advocate, and in my blog post, I want to share how I stayed active physically, mentally, and socially during the pandemic. A little bit about myself, …August 2, 2021
Kayte Barton, Special Olympics MN Athlete, Shares Her Experience in Writing a Bill Focusing on Obesity
Hi my name is Kayte Barton and I am 46 years old. I have been involved in Special Olympics for 25 years and I am a global health messenger. I help athletes learn how to …July 1, 2021
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