Special Olympics Florida

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Miami Hospital Partners with Special Olympics Florida to Provide Free Health Screenings

Posted on March 31, 2015 | Posted in Uncategorized

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Each year, more than 4,000 South Florida athletes with intellectual disabilities compete in 17 different Special Olympics sports, including soccer, basketball, football and bowling. Although sports physicals are an important prerequisite for children who play competitive sports, people with intellectual disabilities face many roadblocks, such as lack of transportation and costs, when it comes to health physicals and preventive care.  Read More »