Odds and Evens Playing Nicely Together

ANCORA IMPARO BY RICK RADER, MD ■ EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Unified Sports provides people with and without ID (intellectual disabilities) the opportunity to play on the same sports team, creating a space for friendships, physical activity and fun. The classic image of the young girl with Down syndrome running with determination across the finish line to the cheers of her families, friends and coaches has always done what it is intended to do—let you know of the […]

You’ve Got A Friend In Me

BY PEG GRAFWALLNER Ani has friends through Special Olympics; but, we always have to remind her to make conversation and be part of the group, since she is content to watch the activities around her. friendships have always been difficult for Ani. She would much rather be with adults than people her own age. I think it’s because adults have always shown more patience when speaking with her. At times, Ani can be difficult to […]