Kids of Courage

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This article is about the nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children and young adults who have serious medical diagnoses. For other uses, see Kids of Courage (disambiguation).

Kids of Courage is a non-profit charity based in the United States. The organization specializes in medically supervised trips for children and young adults with serious medical diagnoses.[1]

The organization was founded by author and professor of medicine Dr. Stuart Ditchek, paramedic Howard Kafka and Arthur Adlerstein. Its mission is to enable children with serious medical conditions to travel, experience adventure and provide them with a social environment in which they can meet other children with similar medical backgrounds.[2] Diagnoses include Familial Dysautonomia, Muscular Dystrophy and Childhood Cancer.

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  1. ^ http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/story?section=news/local&id=6975162 Kids of Courage heads to Disney World
  2. ^ http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2009/08/brave_nj_kids_with_disabilitie.html Non-profit lets N.J. kids with disabilities fly high

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