Joy of Sport

Posted on Oct 11, 2013 in News | No Comments
Joy of Sport

  Elizabeth Klein trained for the 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Athens, Greece, and when she competed there, she competed in the 50-meter and 100-meter freestyle. She got fourth place in both.Swimming is one of the most popular sports in world. Unlike other sports, swimming is a life skill that is taught, first, […]

Buddy Baseball Makes Season Debut

Posted on Oct 10, 2013 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Buddy Baseball Makes Season Debut

Noah Hinde sat firmly and upright in his wheelchair with bat in hand waiting for the pitch to be delivered.   The 9-year-old’s body may be weakened by cerebral palsy, but in Wednesday’s baseball game with buddy Bryanna Powell by his side, Noah smacked the ball down the first base line.   Powell ran ahead […]

Prader Willi-Syndrome

Posted on Sep 8, 2013 in Knowledge | No Comments
Prader Willi-Syndrome

FAQ Q: What is Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS)? A: PWS is a complex genetic disorder that typically causes low muscle tone, short stature, incomplete sexual development, cognitive disabilities, problem behaviors, and a chronic feeling of hunger that can lead to excessive eating and life-threatening obesity. Q: Is PWS inherited? A: Most cases of PWS are attributed […]