Timothy Shriver and Surgeon General Jerome-Adams, Inclusive Health Summit
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"The goal is to improve health care for those with intellectual disabilities. On average, people with intellectual disabilities die 16 years earlier than the general population. Experts say it's because of poor access to health care."
Exceptional Parent

"In her speech delivered at the recent Special Olympics' Healthy Athlete Welcome Event, Crystal Womack gushed about how the event has kept her and her fellow athletes active and fit."
Exceptional Parent

"Parker Thornton is 37 years old, plays golf, and is an avid writer living in New Hampshire. Today, Parker is a Special Olympics Health Messenger, delivering speeches and motivating advocates across the United States for inclusive health for people with intellectual disabilities."
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"...To ensure future physicians receive training to care for individuals with IDD across their lifespan. Over four years, 12 medical school partners will design and implement their own curriculum enhancements. UofL is part of the first cohort for this training, along with Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Colorado."

"The summit, held before Special Olympics, aims to get organizations out of their silos and work together to make the fitness industry more inclusive of people with intellectual disabilities."
Friends of NCBDDD

"Special Olympics launched the Center for Inclusive Health – a web-based platform that offers a wide range of tools to help organizations as they make their practices and policies inclusive for people with intellectual disabilities."
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