11/17/2009

A cheerleading squad for girls with special needs is providing activity and socializing opportunities, says physical therapist Tracey Fontenot, a co-founder of the Texas nonprofit Kinetic Kids, which offers more than 70 recreational programs for children with disabilities. "This is as much about the joy of socializing and friendship as it is about exercising, learning routines and being part of a team," she said.

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