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Halloween Witch Ride To Benefit MDA

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Halloween Witch Ride
To Benefit MDA
Fighting Muscle Disease

Sunday October 19, 2014
*Rain/Snow Date: Sunday October 26, 2014

Registration: 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Ride Leaves at 1:00 pm

A Scenic ride from Boston Harley-Davidson in Everett to Shetland Park in Salem, MA
Join the Boston Harely-Davidson in Everett before the ride for food, vendors and entertainment

Pr-registration
$25.00 Single Rider ·…

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Portable Ramps

Portable Ramps Offer Accessible Solutions
Portable wheelchair ramps are a durable yet relatively inexpensive alternative to permanent ramps or lifts. Ideal for use in situations where permanent fixtures are not convenient or available, most portable ramps can be safely used by both scooter and wheelchair users to access vehicles, homes, and other raised spaces.

Solid Ramps
A solid ramp requires no…

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Adaptive Sports for People With Disabilities

Adaptive Sports for People With Disabilities

People with disabilities are capable of anything they set their minds to — and sports are no exception.

Adaptive sports, otherwise known as para-sports or sports for people with disabilities, are just that. These sports promote mobility, community and excitement while offering physical benefits for people with disabilities.

Adaptive sports span a broad spectrum, from mild modifications on…

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3rd Annual Olivia’s Ride

3rd Annual Olivia's Ride

3rd Annual Olivia’s Ride
In Memory of Olivia McGowan
July 17 2003 -August 23, 2011

September 27, 2014
Food · DJ · Raffles · 50/50 · Cash Bar
$20 per Rider · $10 per Passenger
Everyone is Welcome! $10 per Person · Children Under 12 Free!

Starts & Ends at The Moose Lodge 1129
67 Fitchberg Street Marlborough, MA 01752
Registration at 9:00am · Kick Stands Up at 11:00am

ALL PROCEEDS GO TO BOSTON…

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Fryns Syndrome

Fryns syndrome is an extremely rare inherited disorder characterized by multiple abnormalities that are present at birth (congenital). Characteristic symptoms and physical findings include protrusion of part of the stomach and/or small intestines into the chest cavity (diaphragmatic hernia), abnormalities of the head and face area (craniofacial region), and underdevelopment of the ends of the…

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Gearing Up for Back-to-School Season

Shopping for school supplies and new clothes isn’t the only thing you’ll need to get done this August to make sure your child (and you!) are ready for the new school year. From ensuring that your kid’s teachers are aware of any special requirements to helping your child understand the importance of education, getting ‘back-to-school ready’ is easy with these quick tips.

Get into a routine
Summer…

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How to Respectfully Communicate with People with Disabilities

The first steps of empowering and respectfully communicating with people with disabilities are making an effort and fine tuning awareness. There’s no absolute formula for compassion, but putting forth the effort — any effort, really — goes miles.

Recognize there are trigger words that often carry a deep connotation of disrespect and disregard for a magnitude of communities. Titles like “cripple,”…

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Muscle-Eye-Brain Disease

What is Muscle-Eye-Brain Disease?
Muscle-eye-brain disease (MEB) is an inherited condition causing a number of symptoms including muscle weakness, vision abnormalities, brain structure abnormalities, and severe mental disability.MEB causes congenital muscular dystrophy, a form of muscle weakness that is present from birth or develops shortly after birth. It causes an infant to feel floppy in all…

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