Sparking meaningful debate and discussion on intellectual disabilities and global health.
Special Olympics recognizes the urgent need for improved access to health care and disease prevention programs for people with intellectual disabilities.
A partnership between Special Olympics and the Senegalese Ministry of Health and Social Action ensured people with intellectual disabilities have access to this program. To date, over 300 Special Olympics athletes have signed up.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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