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Supreme Court Seeks Input on Special Education Service Animal Case

Supreme Court Seeks Input on Special Education Service Animal Case | Disability and Sport | Scoop.it

The case revolves around a Michigan student with cerebral palsy who was told she could not bring her service dog to school under the terms of her individualized education program.

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Video: Prosthetic legs aren't why Hunter Woodhall is a lauded high school ... - MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - Double amputee reached 5A state meet in Utah as a freshman, and though his condition warrants attention, his work ethic is just as integral.
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For disabled vets, playing team sports boosts quality of life - Fox News

For disabled vets, playing team sports boosts quality of life - Fox News | Disability and Sport | Scoop.it
Wheelchair basketball and other adaptive sports could help disabled veterans boost their self-esteem and lead healthier lives, early research suggests.
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Video: Prosthetic legs aren't why Hunter Woodhall is a lauded high school ... - MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - Double amputee reached 5A state meet in Utah as a freshman, and though his condition warrants attention, his work ethic is just as integral.
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Gwinnett Heat to compete for GHSA/AAASP state basketball title Friday

RT @TGrunduski: Great article leading up to today's game http://t.co/vZPbgwl7zb @GDPsports
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AHSAA approves outdoor track plan for adaptive, wheelchair students - Trussvilletribune

From staff reports MONTGOMERY -- The Alabama High School Athletic Association Central Board has approved a plan to incorporate and calculate scoring for adaptive and wheelchair student-athletes participating in the AHSAA outdoor track and field...
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The lasting legacy of the Paralympics should be to see disabled people as equal | | Independent Editor's choice Blogs

The lasting legacy of the Paralympics should be to see disabled people as equal | | Independent Editor's choice Blogs | Disability and Sport | Scoop.it
The inclusion of learning disabled athletes and their presence in the games marks a watershed moment in the changing of attitudes, but there's still a long way to go.

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Illinois Ponders New Inclusion Rules

Illinois Ponders New Inclusion Rules | Disability and Sport | Scoop.it
The Chicago Tribune reports that Illinois is considering getting rid of certain decades-old state regulations in order to get more students with disabilities educated alongside their typically developing peers.
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Campaign Against Restraint and Seclusion Launches With New Film

Campaign Against Restraint and Seclusion Launches With New Film | Disability and Sport | Scoop.it
New Hampshire-based filmmaker Dan Habib, whose first documentary, "Including Samuel," chronicled the life of his family, which includes a son with cerebral palsy, is back with another film that talks about restraint and seclusion from the...
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Question of the week: Is accommodating disabled student athletes a reasonable ... - Los Angeles Daily News

Question of the week: Is accommodating disabled student athletes a reasonable ... - Los Angeles Daily News | Disability and Sport | Scoop.it
Question of the week: Is accommodating disabled student athletes a reasonable ...

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VIDEO: Push for disabled sports leaders

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The Youth Sport Trust is encouraging young people with disabilities to become sports leaders in schools.

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Boost participation by disabled or lose money, sports chiefs told

Boost participation by disabled or lose money, sports chiefs told | Disability and Sport | Scoop.it

Some of Britain's biggest sports could lose millions of pounds of government funding if they fail to boost the numbers of disabled people taking part.


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Group Urges Presidential Candidates to Take Stand on Disability Issues

Group Urges Presidential Candidates to Take Stand on Disability Issues | Disability and Sport | Scoop.it

RespectAbility, a 3-year-old advocacy organization, hopes to get presidential candidates thinking and talking about topics that affect people with disabilities.

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Know the score with disabled kids, sports - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Know the score with disabled kids, sports - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel | Disability and Sport | Scoop.it
There are ample opportunities for failure in the life of a disabled youth; there is no need to create them.
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Adaptive sports open doors for the disabled - Appleton Post Crescent

Adaptive sports open doors for the disabled - Appleton Post Crescent | Disability and Sport | Scoop.it
From wheelchair to wakeboard: adaptive sports open doors for people with disabilities.
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City Section becomes first in state to approve division for athletes with ... - Los Angeles Times

City Section becomes first in state to approve division for athletes with ... - Los Angeles Times | Disability and Sport | Scoop.it
The City Section Board of Managers on Monday approved a move to become the first high school sports section in the state to offer an inclusive sports-level division for individual students with disabilities.
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L.A. City Section creates inclusive sports-level division for athletes with disabilities

L.A. City Section creates inclusive sports-level division for athletes with disabilities | Disability and Sport | Scoop.it
In another major step forward in the battle for inclusion of athletes with disabilities, the Los Angeles City Section, arguably the most prominent region in the California Interscholastic Federatio...
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GPB Sports: Georgia High School Basketball: Basketball Matchups

GPB Sports: Georgia High School Basketball: Basketball Matchups | Disability and Sport | Scoop.it
Watch GHSA/AAASP Wheelchair Basketball Championship 9am today! @nba @nfhs_org http://t.co/j4rt7L7IrP
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10 Para-Athletes That Will Make You Redefine "Disabled"

10 Para-Athletes That Will Make You Redefine "Disabled" | Disability and Sport | Scoop.it
Blistering track times. Unbeatable heats in the pool. Incredible power behind the oars. Meet some of the para-athletes setting (and breaking) records worldwide.
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HuffPost Live

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HuffPost Live interviews disabled athletes Kyle Maynard, (quadruple amputee who climbed Kilimanjaro), Jim Abbott (former pro baseball player), Mike Underwood and son Travis (a Georgia high school athlete with cerebral palsy) and Tommie Storms of the American Association of Adapted Sports Programs (implementing adapted sports in the schools since 1996) about disability sports in the schools.

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Terri Lakowski Speaks on US DOE Ruling on Athletic Opportunities for Disabled Students

Active Policy Solutions CEO, Terri Lakowski, speaks on recent ruling by the U.S. Department of Education which states that students with disabilities must be...
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House Ed. Committee Chairman Seeks More Special Education Spending

House Ed. Committee Chairman Seeks More Special Education Spending | Disability and Sport | Scoop.it
U.S. Rep. John Kline, a Republican from Minnesota and the chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, says that the Obama administration's proposed education budget prioritizes "pet projects, unauthorized programs, and new...
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Feds: Schools must accommodate disabled student athletes | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

Feds: Schools must accommodate disabled student athletes | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram | Disability and Sport | Scoop.it
The Maine Principals Association says that schools are already working to give disabled students a fair opportunity to try out for sports teams, in accordance with the U.S. Department of Education's request.

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Houston County Sharks earn wheelchair title

Houston County Sharks earn wheelchair title | Disability and Sport | Scoop.it
It’s the program’s first basketball championship, but in only their second season of varsity competition the Houston County Sharks are emerging as the pre-eminent high school adapted sports program in…Click to Continue »...

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