Sunday, August 05, 2007

Children with disabilities learn to sail

In a sailing camp for kids with learning disabilities, instructor Steve Taylor sails with camper Brennan Connelly, right, during a race on the St. Mary's River. (Photos By James A. Parcell For The Washington Post)

A Maryland sailing camp for students with learning disabilities, autism and ADHD gives children confidence, says Jim Muldoon, who watched his own son thrive in the water despite a learning disability. "This is a skill that you learn by feel, by intuition, by response and it's not something you have to read [in] a book or study," he said. The Washington Post

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