This blog entry by Maurice Elias recalls the formation of the Special Olympics and the words of Eunice Kennedy Shriver, “Let me win. But if I cannot, then let me be brave in the attempt.” which captures the spirit of the Special Olympics.Source:
Maurice Elias, Edutopia, July 13, 2016Description:
Special Olympics was, and continues to be, an action structure to inspire a change in how disabilities of all kinds are understood by those affected, their families, and the general public. Eunice Shriver wanted to focus on the ways in which those with intellectual disabilities were misunderstood, feared, discounted, and rejected by society.Read the full article here!