Cincinnati Children’s helps children with disabilities be good.

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital helped children with physical disabilities hit the Perfect North slopes on Saturday for a day of activity and fun with a program called be.well.

Run by the Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy Department at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, the program is designed to help children with disabilities enjoy a variety of sports and physical activities.

On Saturday, a total of 15 children took to the slopes, supported by special equipment with which every participating child can enjoy a day of skiing.

“We’ve seen children in therapy for far too long. It was like they were always in therapy and never got out,” said Danny Meyer, founder of the be.well program. “We wanted to give kids a chance to get out and try something that they might not have tried before or that they might not have thought of … to see my clients get off and do things that I love to do just the world and it’s really why I get up every day. ”

Meyer took the kids to Perfect North on Saturday along with Fred Neurohr, who also works with Cincinnati Children’s, but the program offers year-round opportunities to try out new activities like tennis, fencing, basketball, and rugby.

When the weather gets warmer, Meyer opens the program for adaptive climbing, water skiing, handwheeling and parafencing, which is fenced off in a wheelchair.

Anyone interested in participating in future events or registering children to attend can send a text message to 66866.

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