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Softball team raises money for Special Olympics at UPS Plane Pull

written by Casey Kirchner
photos courtesy of Angie Logsdon

The PRP Softball team paired up with UPS this past Saturday at Louisville International Airport for the 2016 Plane Pull to raise money for Special Olympics Kentucky. 159 more words


Special Olympics Fall Games 2016

This is my first time volunteering in Fall Games and my first time on Medical Staff so I couldn’t be more excited for this opportunity. I had to miss recruitment back in Mount Pleasant but it was so worth it to work with these athletes for two days in Ypsilanti, Michigan. 218 more words


Inclusion in Sport and Recreation: The benefits and barriers for children with Autism

by Terry F.

According to a study done by Duhaime et al. (2004), social inclusion can be defined as a measure of access to and participation in various networks of emotional, social and material support, and identifying potential domains of the elements of social quality.  847 more words

Positive Youth Development

Volunteering | A work of heart.

This year I decided to do more with my time than spend it being too busy going here and there. I decided to not do a lot this year…. 607 more words

Unified flag football season kicks off

Partnership between DIAA and Special Olympics expands to eight teams, and adds playoffs and a state championship game.


Special Olympics Are More Than Special

I have written about my first day of “coaching” volleyball with the Special Olympics here. Now we have had several practices under our belt and it is getting better every Sunday. 388 more words


33rd annual Law Enforcement Torch Run takes the streets in Lansing

LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) – For some of you, a 5-mile run probably doesn’t seem like a big deal. But for many law enforcement officers, a 5-mile run is a very big deal as each step means another dollar for the Special Olympics. 343 more words