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Ending Health Disparities for People with Intellectual Disabilities

Ahead of the International Day of People with Disabilities, Special Olympics—with support from Golisano Foundation—convened global experts to discuss the policies, practices and programming that are urgently needed to eradicate the gross health disparities that exist for people with intellectual disabilities.

Watch a recording of the event to hear from Dr. Alicia Bazzano, Hon. Mike Lake, Dr. Peter Hotez, Dr. Emily Hotez, Dr. Vikram Patel, Global Health Messenger Kiera Byland and our Chairman Dr. Timothy Shriver. The recording also captures a conversation with Special Olympics athletes, families, and other caregivers moderated by Dr. Mehmet Oz.

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