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Tag: Special needs

A camp that gives hope

The Center for Family Justice breaks the cycle of abuse and violence by providing services that create hope and restore lives.

Helping children reach their full potential

Dame Vera Lynn established her charity to support children with cerebral palsy and other motor learning impairments.

This is no ordinary kids' camp

The second “Hole in the Wall Camp” opened in 1993 in New York's scenic Adirondack Park.

Giving deaf children the gift of sound and speech

Giving a child access to sound as soon as possible is essential to their development and future.

At this special camp, children are encouraged to "raise a little hell"

Diagnosed with cancer at just 11 years old, Amanda Garbatini struggled to cope — until she heard about a unique Connecticut kids' camp.

See this young boy's backyard transform into a "Fenway Fantasy"

​Wish Kid Thomas wished for a baseball field in his backyard...and what it turned into was the "Fantasy Fenway" of his dreams.

One family’s ray of sunshine

The Children’s Cancer Association (CCA) provides services to seriously ill children and their family members. The Zuniga-Soria family is one of them.

Man’s best friend, helping to heal

A retired Marine Corps Corporal who has a mild traumatic brain injury and battles post-traumatic stress says his service dog has been a lifeline.