REquipment – Durable Medical Equipment

REquipment is a great way to obtain free, gently-used, durable medical equipment (DME) for use by individuals and families in Greater Boston and Central Massachusetts.

You can search the inventory here.

The latest news can be read online.

Massachusetts Summer Picnic – July 23, 2016

Come join us for the 2016 Summer Picnic at the Massachusetts Hospital School in Canton, MA. Saturday, July 23rd from 10:30 AM until 3 PM. For more information and directions, download the flyer.

Swimming in the indoor wheelchair accessible pool with lifeguards on duty Wheelchair Accessible Pontoon Boats Food and Beverages: Lunch will be provided […]

Thank You American Legion!

Rebecca Sherlock, Chair of the SBAGNE Board of Directors accepting a $2000 grant from the American Legion – Child Welfare Foundation. The was awarded to support SBAGNE outreach efforts.

Maine Summer Picnic – July 30, 2016

Join SBAGNE at the Maine Summer Picnic on July 30, 2016 from 11:00 AM – 3:oo PM at the Maine Wildlife Park in Grey, Maine.

Food and Beverages: Lunch will be provided. Please bring sunscreen and a lawn chair (if you prefer to the grass or picnic tables!). Picnic Fun: Activities and surprises for all […]

Concerns About Folate Causing Autism Are Premature

Yesterday morning, the Johns Hopkins University department of Media and Public Relations released information that, as intended, created news.

The written press release was titled “Too Much Folate in Pregnant Women Increases Risk for Autism, Study Suggests.”

Please read Concerns About Folate Causing Autism Are Premature for the full story.

Waypoint Adventure Kayaking! July 12, 2016

Join SBAGNE on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 from 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM at Lower Mystic Lake in Medford, MA for a 2 mile paddle around the lake!

For more information Download the Information Sheet and register below.

Walk N Roll – Design a T-Shirt Contest

Walk N Roll – Design a T-Shirt Contest

Rules:

*Only designs from contestants ages 5-15 will be considered

*All entries must include the Walk N Roll Logo (contact Ellen at edugan@SBAGreaterNE.org for a copy)

* Use a maximum of 4 colors for your design-no gradients or transparent layers allowed

* Keep the design off the […]

Transitioning from pediatric to adult care: Insights and more

Meet some caregivers of the future: an aspiring nurse, a hopeful child life specialist and an ambitious doctor-to-be. They are all long-term patients of Boston Children’s Hospital, members of the Boston Children’s Teen Advisory Committee (TAC) and the proud writers and editors of One Step at a Time, a guide to transitioning from pediatric to […]

Five Steps for Raising a Child with a Disability

A series of articles featuring a series of corresponding blog posts from parents of children with disability. Check out the series.

http://www.nchpad.org/1416/6300/Five~Steps~for~Raising~a~Child~with~a~Disability~~Step~One~

http://www.nchpad.org/1442/6347/Five~Steps~to~Raising~a~Child~with~a~Disability~~Step~Two~

http://www.nchpad.org/1451/6368/Five~Steps~to~Raising~a~Child~with~a~Disability~~Step~Three~

http://www.nchpad.org/1462/6387/Five~Steps~to~Raising~a~Child~with~a~Disability~~Step~Four~

 

Fueling for Physical Activity

Whether you are competing on a sports team or are headed out for some personal exercise, proper nutrition and hydration are vital for performance and recovery. Check out http://www.nchpad.org/1461/6386/Fueling~for~Physical~Activity for more information.