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McGuire Memorial Celebrates its 50th Year

5Oth Anniversary Inspires a Year of  Celebration! MARK YOUR CALENDARS NOW FOR SUNDAY, AUGUST 11, 2013. MCGUIRE’S 50TH  ANNIVERSARY BANQUET IS ONE CELEBRATION YOU WON’T WANT TO MISS! Fifty years is no small feat for any marriage, friendship, business or nonprofit! So when one considers the odds of McGuire Memorial’s astonishing success over the past half century,…
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The All Terrain Wheelchair by Mountain Trike

Being wheelchair bound shouldn’t preclude anyone from enjoying the great outdoors. The Mountain Trike Company manufactures a unique, custom built wheelchair designed to tackle woodland, mountain bike tracks, beaches, nature trails, and hills. It’s lightweight yet rugged enough that it can be taken pretty much anywhere your adventure awaits. The Mountain Trike gives wheelchair users…
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Paraplegics Can Learn to Walk Again with ReWalk

Learn to…ReWalk? Learning to walk again may seem like a pipe-dream for anyone bound to a wheelchair because of a spinal cord injury. Based on information gathered from several studies and reported by the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center, there are close to 300,000 people just in the US who are living with a…
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Tablets, iPads Revolutionize Education for Special Needs Kids

In the two years since the debut of the iPad, schools have found how beneficial the new technology can be to children with special needs and students with learning disabilities. A student with autism can let his teacher know that he is hungry and what he would like for lunch. Touch screen apps can help kids with fine…
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iPods Help Kids with Asperger’s Syndrome

Minneapolis has a center that is experimenting with iPods and using them to assist kids with Asperger’s syndrome, bringing hope to both the kids and their parents. One of the features of persons who have Asperger’s syndrome is a struggle with social skills, one’s that seem to come naturally to others. At the center, Sue Pederson is…
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