NYC hospital takes patients surfing in Long Beach

The Hospital for Special Surgery made a splash last week with a surfing trip for young patients. Giving new meaning to the term “patient care,”

Camp gives kids with disabilities the chance to learn to surf

By Linda Massarella Disabled kids are catching waves on Long Island and standing on their own two feet — or hands. Isaiah Bird, 9, who was

Hospital for Special Surgery hosts surfing trip for kids with disabilities

By Kadia Goba kadia.goba@newsday.com For Aidan Conroy, his second try on a surfboard was a lot different from his first. The 13-year-old from Oakdale surfed for

Special Needs Surfers: ‘Riding Those Waves Makes Me Feel Free’

LONG BEACH, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – Thanks to a program trading land for sea, kids with cerebral palsy and other special needs are surfing, and the