Special needs hockey, players who support Autism awareness, and anything else related to “Hockey Is For Everyone”.
By Hal Stern on January 26, 2010
This weekend is a big one for USA hockey: it’s the annual Hockey Across America when USA Hockey stimulates interest in the sport, from youth to professional levels. With the Vancouver Olympics a mere two weeks away, there’s palpable excitement about hockey around the world. Next week also brings the beginning of February, the start […]
By Hal Stern on December 13, 2009
Jon Schwartz, head coach of the NJ Dare Devils hockey program for special needs athletes, is going big time in the Garden State. During “Hockey Across America” weekend, January 29-31, Coach Schwartz and some of his players, junior coaches, and fans, will tour all 54 rinks in New Jersey, raising awareness and building momentum for […]
By Hal Stern on September 4, 2009
Autism Speaks, an organization that promotes awareness of and action around autism spectrum disorders, has acquired slots in the Disney Marathons held in the Happiest Place On Earth in mid-January. The deal is simple: you sign up for a minimum of $1,500 of fundraising, and you get to run in the marathon that goes through […]