The following was submitted by Franciscan Hospital for Children:
Somerville resident Krista Doyle participated in a yoga class with Bruins Left Wing Dan Paille, his wife Dana and other Kennedy Day School students, on Thursday, July 19. Their visit celebrated the naming of the new Sensory Motor Room after the Boston Bruins Foundation in honor of its $75,000 donation to help renovate and expand the Kennedy Day School.
About Franciscan Hospital for Children and the Kennedy Day School:
Franciscan Hospital for Children, located in Bostonís neighborhood of Brighton, is the leading pediatric rehabilitation center in New England. The hospital offers medical, behavioral and educational services for children with complex issues requiring interdisciplinary care. The Kennedy Day School (KDS), located on the campus of Franciscan Hospital for Children, provides special education to students, ages 3 to 22, with complex challenges. These students are able to receive education as well as individualized hospital-level care and therapy during the school day. The Boston Bruins Foundation Sensory Motor Room hosts physical therapy sessions that help the Kennedy Day School students. Along with traditional physical therapy, yoga is being used as an innovative therapy technique to help strengthen and enhance the flexibility of the students. For more information on the hospital, visit www.franciscanhospital.org.