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EFE (Aug. 1, 2011) — A surf school in Cadiz, Spain, has pioneered a therapy for children with Down syndrome, autism, and other neurological disorders. The idea began six years ago when water therapists Jesus Borrego and Ana Gonzalo decided to combine their work with surfing.
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