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Hospital Sponsors Tennis Lesson for Kids with Special Needs

Queens Patch reports The Adaptive Sports Academy at HSS Lerner Children's Pavilion sponsored a tennis trip for patients with special needs. Thirteen kids and teens were treated to a tennis lesson by staff at the United States Tennis Association Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.

The Adaptive Sports Academy enables young patients with cerebral palsy or another physical challenge to participate in athletic activities. Academy trips and recreational experiences aim to build their self-confidence, encourage independence, and increase physical activity and mobility.

Read the full article at Patch.com/new-york/queens.