Changing Attitudes in Greece
The More You See, The More You Believe
The 2011 World Summer Games in Athens came at a time of economic turmoil in Greece. The spectacular sports event was also taking place in a country where people with intellectual disabilities are often excluded and "not seen," as one mother puts it. Negative stereotypes abound. Despite it all, the skills and triumphs of Special Olympics athletes touched many hearts.
University of Miami-Hong Kong Baptist University