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Easter Seals

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  • READER SUBMITTED: Hillary Clinton Learns About Easter Seals Gives Back Bracelets

    Hillary Clinton took a moment from her book signing tour to learn the story behind Easter Seals Gives Back bracelets. The bracelets are designed by Avon resident, Elise Rosenstock of ElyseRyan Jewelry. The bracelets are made by students with disabilities...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Connecticut Tigers Support Easter Seals Capital Region & Eastern Connecticut

    The Connecticut Tigers recently hosted Easter Seals Capital Region & Eastern Connecticut at Dodd Stadium in Norwich for a fun filled day at the ballpark for Easter Seals clients and supporters. Stanley Barniski threw out the first pitch of the game.
  • Indoor gym provides a place for special-needs children to play

    Indoor gym provides a place for special-needs children to play
    A new indoor gym in Glendale gives special-needs children plenty of space to jump around and crash into just about anything they please. We Rock the Spectrum is stocked with trampolines and an indoor zip line with a soft "crash pit" designed to help...
  • Veterans get help translating military skills to civilian jobs

    Veterans get help translating military skills to civilian jobs
    Teresa Hicks' career in the Navy stretches back 24 years, with assignments on land and sea, and deployments around the world as both an enlisted sailor and an officer. Fresh out of the military, Hicks now is navigating a sea of a different sort: the...
  • After his playing days, Orioles center fielder Paul Blair enjoyed his many golfing days

    After his playing days, Orioles center fielder Paul Blair enjoyed his many golfing days
    After former Orioles outfielder Paul Blair’s baseball career was over, he often could be found on the golf course at Turf Valley Country Club in Ellicott City. Blair, who will be memorialized today, made a name for himself as one of the best...
  • Weekend preview: Model behavior, pirate booty and a Ford Mustang

    Weekend preview: Model behavior, pirate booty and a Ford Mustang
    Andrea Ocampo Haley is a model and actress, a former Miami Dolphins cheerleader and an arena host for the Florida Panthers, who flipped that fame into a role as entertainment reporter for CNN En Español. It goes without saying that the Delray Beach...
  • Camp Fairlee offers the disabled a typical summer camp experience

    Camp Fairlee offers the disabled a typical summer camp experience
    When Jamal Cannady of Sharptown reflects on his time at summer camp, his voice warms with the onrush of happy memories and enthusiasm. Ziplining, swimming, boating — he does it all. "Things I never did before in life I get to do at camp. I like...
  • Nuestras voces: chef Marianna Montanaro

    Nuestras voces: chef Marianna Montanaro
    Una cosa tenía clara Marianna Montanaro cuando llegó al sur de Florida hace poco más de 12 años: no volvería a ejercer como abogada, como lo hizo en su natal Venezuela. Si bien esa carrera le reportó muchos éxitos, su carácter combativo también le...
  • Acknowledge the person first, not the disability

    Acknowledge the person first, not the disability
    In the seven years since a motorcycle accident left him paralyzed from the neck down, Ben Trockman has stopped paying attention to stares from strangers, or at least he's stopped being bothered by them. "I tell people they're staring because of how...
  • Parents create housing alternative for disabled adult children

     Parents create housing alternative for disabled adult children
    Baruch and Joyce Schur were out of options. They couldn't find anywhere for their physically and intellectually disabled 26-year-old son to live, at least nowhere that met their criteria or didn't have a yearslong waiting list. The 55-year-old couple...
  • Surf City Marathon more than a race

    Surf City Marathon more than a race
    For some, the 17th annual Surf City Marathon is just another stop on their race tour. But for others, like Lina Fichera, it's something they've been waiting to cross off their bucket list. Fichera, 49, survived coma and a prognosis of never being able...