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Thanks to Volunteers, Disabled Teens Enjoy 'Shore Dreams for Kids'

Teens from Children's Specialized Hospital's Kohl's Friday Night Fever spent some time at the shore in July.

Along with volunteers from Kohl’s, teens from’s Kohl’s Friday Night Fever (FNF) program—a monthly recreational group—spent July 14 down the shore.

“Shore Dreams For Kids” is a day that the teens look forward to every year. Teens enjoyed some good music, food, games, and a train ride. The FNF group members even received some cool beach bags with towels and fans. But the highlight is that everyone gets to ride on a power boat!

All of this is fun is sponsored by the Shore Dreams For Kids non-profit organization, www.shoredreamsforkids.org/.

Children’s Specialized Hospital is the preeminent provider of rehabilitation services for children with special needs. The hospital serves children affected by brain injury, spinal cord injury, premature birth, autism, developmental delays, and life-changing illnesses. Children’s Specialized Hospital has nine sites in New Jersey and treats 19,000 children each year, making it the largest pediatric rehabilitation system of its kind in the nation. Services include outpatient services, acute rehabilitation, and long-term care through its sites in Bayonne, Clifton, Mountainside, Toms River, Fanwood, Hamilton, New Brunswick and Roselle Park (Little Egg Harbor fall 2012) as well as outreach programs in many communities.  Children's Specialized Hospital is a proud member of the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals and was named the 2012 Hospital of the Year by NJBIZ. Children’s Specialized Hospital Foundation supports the programs and services of the hospital. The Foundation is ranked among the top six pediatric hospital foundations in the country. To help, or find more information: visit www.childrens-specialized.org; find us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter @ChildrensSpecNJ.

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