Fifteen-year-old Marianne Mahoney is something of a secret weapon for the Northeastern University women’s ice hockey team.
The Newton teen has the congenital disorder spina bifida, and is in a wheelchair, and she’s ever present at Husky games.
Read about Marianne and her team in the Boston Globe.
Sunday December 1, 2013 11:30– 3:30 Newton Marriott, Newton MA (RSVP by 11/25) (directions)
Saturday December 7, 2013 11:30 -3:30 Senator Inn, Augusta, ME (RSVP by 12/2) (directions)
Sunday December 8, 2013 10:00 -2:00 Summit House, Holyoke MA (RSVP by 12/2) (directions)
RSVP to Ellen at edugan@SBAGreaterNE.org or by calling 888-479-1900
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AAPD proudly released a new public service announcement (PSA) entitled Redefine Disability, with the generous support of Comcast and NBCUniversal. It is being aired on Comcast’s Xfinity TV service nationwide. Four young adults with disabilities give their powerful testimonies in the PSA in order to call on Americans to redefine disability, and to raise awareness [...]
Making Healthy Connections
Do you know a youth with a disability who would be interested in group mentoring opportunities?
Partners for Youth with Disabilities (PYD) is launching their Fall Health Connections program for youths age 14 to 22.
Sessions are held at the Oak Square YMCA in Brighton from 7 to 9:30 [...]
SBAGNE Annual Appeal Now On!
When you or a family member was first heard the words “Spina Bifida”, where did you turn?
If you’re like most in our community, you searched the internet and found the Spina Bifida Association of Greater New England.
Because you hoped you would receive information and support from an organization [...]
Support SBAGNE by sharing your time and expertise. A variety of opportunities are available to assist SBAGNE in serving the needs of the Spina Bifida community. Download information today!
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SBAGNE and Waypoint Adventure are partnering for our new GET ACTIVE! program
*The cost of the GET ACTIVE! Events are covered by a grant. *SBAGNE will cover and/or help arrange transportation if needed. *Events are for adults 13+ and LIMITED openings are available. *RSVP to Ellen: edugan@SBAGreaterNE.org or 888-479-1900
Hiking Waypoint Hiking will open your [...]
The National Governors Association (NGA) released a Blueprint on the Employment of People with Disabilities. The findings represent the culmination of NGA Chair Governor Jack Markell’s (DE) year-long effort to determine workable strategies to increase the employment of Americans with disabilities. One year ago, AAPD awarded Governor Jack Markell with the Justice For All [...]
Courage, grace and perseverance are not just words to the titleholders competing in the Ms. Wheelchair America Leadership and Advocacy Conference.
There’s a growing number of smart device accessories for wheelchairs that keep iPhones, iPads, and other smart devices humming on the fly.