Students with and without intellectual disabilities can learn from each other powerfullessons about life, compassion, temerity, and social justice. In fact, it’s not always theperson without special needs who mentors the person with special needs.Special Olympics Project UNIFY starts with the concept of inclusive sports opportunities,extending important lessons about teamwork and individual contributions from the playingfield into the school hallways. Introduce Unified Sports® in your school, adopt the SpecialOlympics inclusive service-learning curriculum “Get Into It,” work with young leaders on acampaign to end the use of hurtful language and name-calling, and engage in other activitiesdesigned to promote young leaders of all intellectual abilities. To learn more, visit www.project-unify.org.

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