The Seven Hills Shamrocks and Bridgewater-Raynham Grizzlies came into States 5-0 in their respective regular season league play. On Saturday, Nov. 18 they both faced-off in the same three-team division to solidify a perfect record.
Despite having an intense fear of heights, Amanda Fowle has participated in Over the Edge for more than a decade to support Special Olympics athletes.
Once a year, Special Olympics MA invites the coaches of the movement to come together for an overnight leadership conference where they can expand their education, interact with other coaches, and be celebrated by the organization.
Special Olympics Unified Sports is a component of the Unified Champion Schools program that engages students with and without intellectual disabilities on the same sports team. Unified Sports provides valuable social inclusion opportunities for all teammates to build friendships on and off the playing field. Through modeling genuine inclusion for the entire school community, all teammates are challenged to improve their sports skills and fitness. In the process, young adolescents with and without intellectual disabilities increase their positive attitudes and perceptions toward their peers and establish friendships.
In order for your school to be an official Unified Champion School, you must demonstrate the following three components. Once your school has these components, you can apply to become a Unified Champion School.
In order for your school to be an official Unified Champion School, you must demonstrate the following 3 components. Once your school has these components, you can apply to become a Unified Champion School.