NZ Special Olympics Summer Games – Part 2

How often do you clean your teeth? Every day and night. That’s a good girl and do you have any pain in your mouth at all? No. I’d like to have a look in your mouth, is that OK? OK. Drew’s dental checks are part of the Healthy Athletes Programme, a scheme that ensures all…

Special Olympics World Summer Games Athens

Baron Pierre de Coubertin is regarded as a Father of the modern day Olympics. He believed the most important thing in life is not the triumph but the struggle. Special Olympics supports people with disabilities; many think they represent the spirit of Olympics perfectly. Attitude attended the Special Olympics World Games held this year in…

The Special Olympics Kennedy-Shriver Legacy

Throughout history we can point to men and women who change the way we think and the way we live. In 1962 Eunice Kennedy Shriver launched Special Olympics from her own backyard, inviting kids with intellectual disabilities to test their sporting talents. Today her son Tim drives the organization. But he hasn’t simply taken over…

Appropriate Zeal & Gratitude | Cecil O. and Sharon G. Samuelson

WE ARE BLESSED TO HEAR FROM PRESIDENT AND SISTER SAMUELSON. SISTER SAMUELSON IS ORIGINALLY FROM SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH. FOLLOWING HER GRADUATION IN HISTORY EDUCATION FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF UTAH, SHE TAUGHT SCHOOL TO HELP SUPPORT HER HUSBAND THROUGH HIS EARLY YEARS OF MEDICAL SCHOOL. FOR MOST OF THEIR MARRIED LIFE, SHE HAS BEEN A…