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Can Exercise Help Children with ADHD?

It’s 6 am. It’s so dark outside that one would think it’s the middle of the night. But Ryan and I are getting up to make our daily trek to the gym. I often think, why? Ryan and I both … Continue reading

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Why Are Children with Disabilities at a Higher Risk for Obesity?

Have you been walking your way to health?  This week is Healthy Weight Week.   Unfortunately, obesity is more prevalent in people with disabilities than people without disabilities.  Obesity rates for children with disabilities are approximately 38% higher than children without disabilities.  … Continue reading

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Ready, Set, Ride!

Summer is the season of bike rides! Riding a bike is one of the summertime joys of living in Erie.  We have more than our fair share of great paths and trails around Lake Erie and the northeast region. Riding … Continue reading

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Physical Fitness Helps with Autism Challenges

Summer. Opportunities for outdoor recreation abound. Snow and ice may have kept us indoors during January and February, but we have no excuse not to be outside now. You don’t have to belong to a gym to engage in physical … Continue reading

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