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Fourth grader Kevin Swanson models his stability ball in St. Henry's School. Photo by Sam Benshoof.

Stability balls make difference in St. Henry's school

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Students at St. Henry's School in Perham are having a bouncy good time in class, thanks to innovative new stability ball chairs.

According to Jason Smith, principal of St. Henry's, the stability balls started in the 1960s in Switzerland for physical therapy, and then were adopted by special education classes for students with special needs.


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