Inclusion on a Roll: Unified Sports Programs in Maryland. Group 6 “Saving the Best for Last”. Unified Sports began in Maryland public high schools in 2008 Maryland Fitness and Athletics Equity for Students with Disabilities Law
“Saving the Best for Last”
Schools award varsity letters in the sport – a first for many of the players.
“I’ve made a lot of new friends; it’s been a great experience.” - Bocce partner
Unified Bocce Tournament held at Urbana High School many of the players.
QUESTIONS many of the players.
Who benefits most from these inclusive sports activities?
What can you do as a general education teacher to champion such programs in your school?
NO HANDS, PLEASE; JUST CONSIDER THE QUESTION:
Have you ever volunteered to support Special Olympics? If not, why not this year?