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Special Olympics East Asia News
The Pre-Games of the Austria Special Olympics World Winter Games was held in Graz, Schladming and Ramsau on January 10th-15th.
By Betty Zhang
The annual Special Olympics Unity Fundraising Gala Dinner was held at the Andaz Xintiandi Hotel in Shanghai recently.
Although the r word is primarily a slur against intellectually disabled people and other disabled people next, my POV is as a developmentally disabled person. I am 15, and my classmates think that they entitled to use slurs that have been historically tied to people like me.
Special Olympics Project UNIFY® is going to be launched in China as part of public diplomacy efforts between the US and China. Special Olympics Project UNIFY® is an education and sports based strategy powered by an engaged youth community that increases athletic and leadership opportunities for students with and without intellectual disabilities.
East Asia Region Staff