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NYC hospital takes patients surfing in Long Beach

August 29th, 2018|0 Comments

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,” the Adaptive Sports Academy at

Camp gives kids with disabilities the chance to learn to surf

August 25th, 2018|0 Comments

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 born without legs, is one

Hospital for Special Surgery hosts surfing trip for kids with disabilities

August 25th, 2018|0 Comments

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 the first time last year

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

August 25th, 2018|0 Comments

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 benefits are physical and especially

MAKING WAVES: HSS HOSTS FIRST ADAPTIVE SURFING TRIP

August 30th, 2017|0 Comments

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

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

July 21st, 2017|0 Comments

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

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

July 14th, 2017|0 Comments

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 football, soccer, runs track, swims,

Surf for All: Chasing waves, changing lives

June 27th, 2016|0 Comments

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 much of his young life