WICHITA, KS-- Learning how to ride a tricycle hasn't been easy for three-year-old Isaac.
Isaac's mom Kristin Kearney says cerebral palsy has hinders her son's leg movement, but not for long.
"With this bike he'll be able to use his hands to help control it and just his legs," said Kristin Kearney, Isaac's mom. "So the tightness of his legs won't affect him and he will still be able to have a bike like other kids."
Isaac is just one of 16 special kids who received a therapeutic tricycle thanks to Aircapital Ambucs of Wichita.
The non-profit organization held their 2nd Annual Amtryke Rodeo at the Midwest Corporate Aviation.
"A lot of the kids are on walkers and wheelchairs," said Alexis Wallis, Rodeo Chairman. "Whatever bike they receive depends on what their needs are."
The tricycles are custom fitted and tailored to each individual child helping them to improve their self esteem, fitness, and mobility.
"We have a lot of children that have CP, autism," said Wallis. "Just a lot of different disorders that make it impossible for them to walk."
"I just want him to be able to have the same thing other kids have and for him to be able to ride the bike is really good," said Kearney.
The nonprofit organization depends on grants and donations to cover the cost of the therapeutic tricycles.
Volunteers have been able to give away more than 100 bicycles in the Wichita area.
For more information on how your child can receive a therapeutic tricycle please click here.
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