Adaptive Surfing

Getting Out on the Water! AccesSurf is a nonprofit organization based on Oahu that helps adults and children with disabilities explore the ocean. Check out their website to find out about upcoming events and opportunities to access the ocean in a while new way.

Trexo Robotics Exoskeleton for Children

A New Way to Help Children Walk! Check out Trexo Robotics exoskeleton for children. It attaches to a gait trainer and helps children with disabilities learn to walk. It will be undergoing a clinical trial this May at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and then will hopefully be more widely available around the country. Walking has numerous essential health benefits and is …

Hippotherapy

Therapeutic horseback riding (Hippotherapy) has been used for years to treat neurological conditions such as cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, and spinal cord injury. It is a treatment used by Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapists across the country to improve functional outcomes. Some studies show it is beneficial in reducing abnormal tone, promoting motor performance, creating symmetric alignment, improving postural awareness/control, …