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Surf For All

Surf For All

August 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Izzy Paskowitz of California was visiting his friend, James Mulvaney, in New York. It was 2002, and Paskowitz was part of a group called Surfer’s Healing, which teaches special needs children how to surf.  During his visit, they went to Rockaway, where he taught five children on the autism spectrum (including Mulvaney’s son) how to […]

Loving the Water with MS

Loving the Water with MS

November 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

People affected by multiple sclerosis (MS) are drawn to the water since it’s there that they can move more freely than on land. Aquatic activities offer exercise possibilities in places such as Camp Hemlocks in Fairfield County, Connecticut, a year-round camp with special swim and boating programs for disabled persons.  Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune […]

TEACH YOUR CHILDREN WELL: Boat Safely with Autistic Children

TEACH YOUR CHILDREN WELL: Boat Safely with Autistic Children

January 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

All boating parents focus on keeping their kids safe, but for families with children on the autism spectrum, safeguarding them while aboard requires extra precautionary measures.