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Baseball league for kids with "mild challenges" grows

7:21 AM, Jul 13, 2013   |    comments
A ground-breaking baseball league is coming to DeKalb County for kids who struggle with team sports but don't fit in with most challenger leagues.
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BROOKHAVEN, Ga. -- Registration is underway for a unique baseball program run by Murphey-Candler Little League.

It's designed for kids described as having mild life challenges, like ADD, ADHD and Dyslexia.

This will be the third season for the Frontier League, and it's grown since it started this time last year.

It's low-stress baseball that's open to kids ages 7 to 12 across metro Atlanta.

To Qualify, a player must be diagnosed with ADD, ADHD, Appraxia, Auditory Processing, Speech delays, Dyslexia, and Other Executive or Sensory Challenges.

The teams meet once a week on Saturday mornings for practice and games.

All experience levels are welcome.

For more information, call Adam Wickley at 770-722-4837 or

To Register go to Click on Register Now, Then Frontier

By Jennifer Leslie

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