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

MAKING WAVES: HSS HOSTS FIRST ADAPTIVE SURFING TRIP

Tracey Romero • Tue, August 22nd, 2017 Print this article The Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) recently made waves when it hosted its first adaptive

People with disabilities take to the waves with ‘Surf for All’ on Long Island

By Kristin Thorne Wednesday, July 12, 2017 LONG BEACH, Long Island (WABC) -- A surf program on Long Island allows people with disabilities to experience

9-year-old born without legs finds success on wrestling team

Whether it's in the classroom, on the sports field or in the ocean, Isaiah Bird is making waves. Isaiah, who was born without legs, plays

A Long Island surf camp gives the gift of independence to kids with special needs.

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Surf for All: Chasing waves, changing lives

By Karen M. Romanelli IT CHANGED HIS LIFE Charlie Butler wrote poetry in the sand. The autistic pre-teen from Long Beach was barely verbal for