Special Olympian Educates Children
“It’s not good, it’s not bad, it just is because that’s who I am,” said Garrett Anderson, 23, of Palatine, Ill.
Garrett was born with Down syndrome and has learning disabilities. He is the proud son of Sharon and Randall both 57, and is the younger brother of Seth and … Click Here To Continue reading
Special Olympian Advocates Peace
“I was bullied by my classmates [and] I was more oppressed by my teachers [in high school] and those kind of figures than my peers,” said Danielle Liebl, 21, of Richmond, Minn.
Danielle was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy at five months old. She was raised in … Click Here To Continue reading
Special Olympian Defies Labels
By John W. Fountain
[Editor's Note: Originally Published in the Chicago Sun-Times and Reprinted with permission from the author.]
Meet “Dan the Man.” That’s what I call him affectionately on schooldays as I enter my classroom at Roosevelt University.
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Special Olympian Unifies Education
Author’s Note: Jerry Holy inspires many people to live unified and overcome obstacles in higher education. I’ve first learned about Holy and his achievements in college and in Special Olympics about four years ago on the former Fan Community website for Special Olympics. – DAS