Special Education Video

Team Sports Promote Social Inclusion for Students With Disabilities

March 7, 2018 2:41

It’s the final game of the season for the Unified Basketball team at Caesar Rodney H.S. in Camden, Del. Students with and without intellectual disabilities are on the same team and ready to win. Unified Sports is a program developed by Special Olympics to help reduce bullying and exclusion and promote healthy activities and social interactions. Unified teams exist in over 5,500 schools nationwide, and in states like Delaware, allow students with disabilities to compete at the varsity level.


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