Tag Archives: sports

a selfie with sabrina and the other special olympics athletes

Martin Richard, Recreational Sports, and Community Building

By Disability Independence Group, Inc. |

I have played sports all my life, and they have allowed me to make some of my best friends. Recreational sports are such a great community building outlet which is why I wanted to remain involved once I entered college. At the University of Miami, I now play on a Special Olympics Unified team and compete against other schools playing alongside individuals from my community that I would have never met otherwise. It has truly been such a great experience, and it is all thanks to my hometown.

Paralympic Sports in Rio

By Disability Independence Group, Inc. |

By: Danielle Fine With the 2016 Paralympic Games, happening in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil next year in September, it makes one wonder about what the athletes of the Paralympics will be doing in the meantime before the Games start. One obvious assumption that can be made is that each of the Paralympic athletes will… Read More »

Memorial Healthcare System Adaptive Sports Program

By Disability Independence Group, Inc. |

Sports and exercise are not activities that can only be enjoyed by athletes. They are also activities that help those with physical health impairments and conditions to become active and healthy. Memorial Healthcare System is striving to promote and spread this message by creating their own Adaptive Sports Program to provide recreational and athletic… Read More »