IN THE NEWS:
September 23, 2014
Last year, the Sabrina Cohen Foundation (SCF) teamed up with the City of Miami Beach to help improve beach access for those with disabilities. This past June, the commissioners voted unanimously to designate the sandy stretch for the first fully accessible beach in the State of Florida. She also received a $15,000 grant from the Miami Foundation for special equipment that will enable the disabled to make full use of the beach, with equipment such as adaptive picnic tables and surfboards. SCF is also currently raising funds for an adaptive playground on this site, as well as the creation of an adaptive fitness center nearby. READ MORE
The Sabrina Cohen Foundation is proud to have raised over $10K on Give Miami Day November 20th, a 24-hour online fundraising drive through the Miami Foundation! Thank you for your support!
JUN 26, 2014
Sabrina Cohen wins grant to establish accessible
'Beach for All' It’s been 21 years since Sabrina Cohen’s feet have touched the sand of her native Miami Beach, but this is soon to change, thanks in part to the grant her foundation received on Tuesday. Cohen accepted the $15,000 grant at a special ceremony for the 18 winners of the "Our Miami Public Space Challenge." READ MORE
JUN 7, 2014
New adaptive rowing program in Miami Beach opens the waterways to the disabled A new adaptive rowing program at the Miami Beach Rowing Club allows disabled individuals to take part in the sport of rowing… “But even with his athletic background, Gil’s first week rowing was anything but easy. I was dead for almost a week and a half, Gil said. But I kept on pushing and pushing and I was actually very surprised when a coach from a university who has volunteered...
Cleveland FES Center's Restorative Technology Established in 1991, the FES Center is a consortium with three institutional partners: Cleveland VA Medical Center (CVAMC), the private educational institution of Case Western Reserve University (CWRU), and the public hospital system of MetroHealth Medical Center (MHMC). The Center focuses on the application of electrical currents to either generate or suppress activity in the nervous system. This technique is known as functional electrical stimulation (FES). FES can produce and control the movement of otherwise paralyzed limbs for standing and hand grasp, activate visceral bodily functions
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The Sabrina Cohen Foundation (SCF) is a 501c3 nonprofit
organization dedicated to developing adaptive fitness programs and funding innovative therapies that will provide a better quality of life
for individuals living with paralysis and various disabilities.
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