Special Olympics

Is Special Olympics a Hero or a Villain in the Story of Disability Rights?

August 6, 2013

When Mr. Andi was appointed to the Alabama Council for Developmental Disabilities (ACDD) almost three years ago, he was in for a rude awakening. Less than two weeks after Nathan was born, he had participated in the local Torch Run for Special Olympics in honor of Nathan and was proud to be affiliated with such […]

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April 3, 2011

Last year, when Nathan was less than two weeks old, the police of our little Mayberry-ish town asked Mr. Andi to join them for the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run, which raises money for Special Olympics. Here in Mayberry, area law enforcement run together, carrying the torch, from our high school to the city stadium. […]

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