Special Olympics Partners with WWE to Debut New Resources to Help Athletes with Intellectual Disabilities Stay Fit and Healthy During COVID-19

Special Olympics is the biggest untold secret in healthcare. For over 20 years, the organization has been getting people with intellectual disabilities healthy and lowering their risk of deadly – and costly – conditions like cardiovascular disease, stroke and cancer. Continue reading Special Olympics Partners with WWE to Debut New Resources to Help Athletes with Intellectual Disabilities Stay Fit and Healthy During COVID-19

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Chris Nikic Shatters Stereotypes to Become First Person with Down Syndrome to Complete an IRONMAN

As the sun barely began to rise at 5:52am on Saturday morning, 7 November 2022, Special Olympics Florida athlete Chris Nikic and his Unified partner and coach Dan Grieb, entered the water in Panama City at the start of the IRONMAN Florida triathlon. Continue reading Chris Nikic Shatters Stereotypes to Become First Person with Down Syndrome to Complete an IRONMAN

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3 Ways Elevating the Narrative on Disabilities Leads to Business Success

By Sheryl Snapp Conner of Entrepreneur 

In a recent column, I introduced Ric Nelson, a 37-year-old disability advocate in Anchorage, Alaska. Nelson has cerebral palsy and requires full-time assistance to manage his physical needs. Despite his challenges, he’s dedicated his career to advancing programs and understanding of the disabled in Alaska (which ranks third in the U.S. for the strength of its programs) and throughout the U.S.
Continue reading 3 Ways Elevating the Narrative on Disabilities Leads to Business Success

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Tips for Conducting Virtual Interviews with Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Job Candidates

By Susan Murad

With National Disability Employment Awareness Month just concluded, the Center on Employment at Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf is offering tips for employers conducting virtual interviews with deaf and hard-of-hearing job candidates. Continue reading Tips for Conducting Virtual Interviews with Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Job Candidates

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