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Malia - A Walk on Water

Participant

Malia was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Sensory Processing Disorder when she was just 2 years old. At 11 years old, Malia and her family attended their first A Walk on Water events in New Jersey and then in New York.  Read more

 

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Mana Khan - Live for More

Participant

"My name is Mana Khan and I am 20 years of age. Four months ago, I was getting up to a lot of mischief and crime. Just before I had been sent to prison, I had bumped into Krista Davis who runs Live for More." Meet Mana Khan.

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Aoife Mc Keown - Liquid Therapy

Primary School Teacher

I first heard about Liquid Therapy when I was learning how to surf with Bundoran Surf Co. I have spent the last three years teaching preschool children who have autism so the idea of combining this with my new love of surfing really appealed to me! Read more

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Josie Sanderson - Liquid Therapy

Surf Instructor

Volunteering with Liquid Therapy was the most unexpected highlight of last summer for me. I love working with children so when Tom told me about what he was doing, I didn’t have to think twice about offering to help out.

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Kai - UrbanSurf4Kids

Participant

Growing up as a foster kid, I’ve been abused and neglected. And no child or even a person should have to experience that. Urban Surf For Kids is an escape from the outside world and is a way to relieve foster kids of the stress that they get from growing up in the foster care system.

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Dailin - Surf Project

Participant

When 16-year-old Dailin was little, she often said that she wanted to die. Dailin has ADHD, autism and a minor form of intellectual disability. The fact that she is able to stand upright on the surfboard gives her a lot of confidence. Meet Dailin.