The Special Olympics have an unique place in my heart.
As a high school student, I helped train Olympians and run events. It was great seeing the sense of accomplishment on their faces. 905 more words
*Published in the Marin Independent Journal on Jan. 25, 2018
There was no script, but the moment unfolded perfectly.
Redwood High senior Annie Connors, co-president of the school’s Special Olympics Club, spoke during its weekly Wednesday meeting about the meaningful relationships she’s made throughout her four years. 933 more words
An accomplished educator with more than a decade of experience in the field, Greg Gerkens has served as a special education teacher in several different schools. 136 more words
A consensus meeting with two dozen North American researchers, stakeholders, clinicians and policymakers took place in Toronto, Canada. The purpose of the meeting was to: 1) establish the perceived utility of the database, and 2) to identify and prioritize 3–5 specific priorities related to using the Healthy Athletes database to promote the health of individuals with intellectual disabilities. 17 more words
If you’ve frequented the Gull Lake High School cafeteria between January 16 and 19, chances are you’ve seen a troupe of students collecting change for 86 more words
OAKLEY (KPIX) — Student athletes with developmental disabilities from all across the East Bay got to play some serious ball with the pros Tuesday.
Welcome to Freedom High School’s annual Unified Basketball Clinic put on by the Golden State Warriors and Special Olympics of Northern California. 269 more words