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SCARBOROUGH, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Children living with disabilities were awarded equipment and treatments that will make their lives easier Saturday.

The Robbie Foundation raises money to help provide kids across the state with items that are not covered by insurance, but greatly improve their quality of life. The kids received things like an adaptive tricycle, a wheelchair accessible ramp, iPads, and a specialized typewriter to assist a visually impaired child.

Melly Brown's son Silas received a thousand dollars in therapy that she says has been critical for her son.

"I mean this means the world to us," Brown told NEWS CENTER. "Neurologists told us when he was born that he would never walk, talk, sit, roll, any of that. and he's already conquered those odds with this therapy so this is life changing for us. There's no other way to explain it.

The Robbie Foundation has given away nearly 70-thousand dollars worth of items to special needs children throughout the state of Maine.

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