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What is a hidden disability? Do you know if any of your athletes have one? What would you do if you found out some of them did? Coaches, check out this document to learn the basic characteristics of hidden disabilities, keys for successful inclusion of athletes with hidden disabilities, and also tips for communicating with parents.
The USOC is recognized by the International Olympic Committee as the sole entity in the United States whose mission involves training, entering and underwriting the full expenses for the U.S. teams in the Olympic, Paralympic, Pan American and Parapan American Games. In addition to being the steward of the U.S. Olympic Movement, the USOC is the moving force for support of sports in the United States that are on the program of the Olympic, Paralympic, Pan American and Parapan American Games.
Special Olympics is a global movement of people creating a new world of inclusion and community, where every single person is accepted and welcomed, regardless of ability or disability. Click the link below to learn the most effective training techniques for athletes with disabilities:
Learn How to Effectively Train Athletes in Special Populations