‘He's Happier': How a Program for Special Needs Athletes Helps Them Find More Than Fitness

When you're born under the special needs umbrella; when you get frustrated because no one can understand what you're trying to say; when you are angry or depressed or antsy and don't quite know what to do with those feelings, you might respond in any number of ways. Maybe you lash out. Or withdraw. Or just stay in bed until your mom practically has to pull you out.Till one day, you join the ranks of anyone who has ever put on a pair of sneakers and sought solace in sweat. Only you don't think of it that way. You think of it as being in a gym where your very own trainer lets you lift weights and walk on a treadmill, just like everyone else.   Continue reading...

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