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ESPN, Disney To Promote Inclusive Sports

September 11, 2013

ESPN and The Walt Disney Company are joining forces with Special Olympics to encourage more individuals with and without disabilities to play together on sports teams. In an announcement Friday, the companies said they are putting millions toward backing Special Olympics' Unified Sports program which forms teams comprised of both athletes with intellectual disabilities and those who are typically developing. The goal of the partnership is to attract one million athletes and coaches to Unified Sports by 2015, Special Olympics officials said. To read more, click here

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