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Unified Volleyball will be running every Saturday, starting Oct. 10th and going through Nov. 21st from 9:30am in Drexel University’s Recreation Building! Teams will compete every Saturday (with the exception of Nov. 7th for Fall Fest) at the same time and location!
The program, however, is about more than just sports. Through work in health, education, community building and sports, Special Olympics is addressing inactivity, injustice, intolerance and social isolation by encouraging and empowering people with intellectual disabilities.
Special Olympics Philadelphia envisions a world where people with intellectual disabilities lead healthy, vibrant lives grounded in ongoing sports and physical activities, sound nutrition and a deeply held commitment to improve, compete, achieve and demonstrate their personal bests to themselves and their communities.
Special Olympics Philadelphia envisions a world where people with intellectual disabilities – and their families — know the best ways to optimize their health and well-being. We want to make sure that accessible information, resources, systems and policies exist at the individual, community, national and global levels that support them in realizing healthy and productive lives.
Special Olympics Philadelphia envisions a world in which people with intellectual disabilities are leaders in engendering and sustaining acceptance and respect within schools and communities. We do this through Special Olympics’ inclusive sports, fitness and youth activation programs.
Seven schools within the Philadelphia School District sent their youth leaders to attend our Unified Youth Summit as part of our Interscholastic Unified Sports (IUS) program. The day started off with Britt Kleine, Director of Special Olympics Philadelphia, welcoming all of the students, coaches and school staff. Jordan Schubert, Special Olympics Chester County athlete and […]
What was suppose to be a rainy day, ended up being a beautiful day – perfect for the Eastern Fall Sectional. The Eastern Fall Sectional was held on October 4, 2015 at East Stroudsburg University. Conditions couldn’t have been any better for our Philadelphia athletes to compete in Soccer, Soccer Skills, Bocce and Unified Bocce. […]