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CDC: 53 million adults in the US live with a disability

Jul 31 2015

In the United States, one out of every five adults has a disability, according to a new study published by the Centers…

25 Years of the ADA

Jul 29 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 21, 2015 Contact: Jen Remick (205) 313-7417 or jenr@lakeshore.org Amy Rauworth (205) 313-7487 or amyr@lakeshore.org July 26, 2015…

Sport for All: The Case for Inclusive Physical Activity Programs

Jul 22 2015

Excerpt from The Huff Post Impact blog written by Edwin Moses, Chairman of the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation: “The Special Olympics…

Advocacy Efforts for Children with Disabilities

Jul 06 2015

As part of the Commit to Inclusion (International) expansion, we would like to share these social media tools to help support disability…

Bob Lujano on ISAPA 2015

Jul 01 2015

Video Translation: Lady reporter: And now, an extraordinary sports story. Man reporter: Yes, Bob Lujano, a Paralympic athlete, and a person with…

Physical Literacy: A Global Environmental Scan

Jun 22 2015

10 Countries + 3 Deep Dives = 1 First-Ever Global Scan of Physical Literacy Initiatives Ever since physical literacy was introduced as…

Be a Leader for Inclusion in Sports

Jun 16 2015

Re-post from The Huff Post Blog: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/eli-wolff/be-a-leader-for-inclusion_b_7532052.html?utm_hp_ref=tw Eli A Wolff Director, Inclusive Sports Initiative, Institute for Human Centered Design Dr. Mary Hums…

GPcwd Thematic Paper on Physical Activity

Jun 15 2015

Thematic Paper: Disability Inclusive Physical Activity and Sport in the Post 2015 Development Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals As recognized by the…

Launch of International Advocacy Campaign

Jun 02 2015

For Immediate Release                                                                                       Contact: Amy Rauworth June 9, 2015                                             …

PCFSN 2015 Council Member Meeting

Apr 29 2015

The President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition (PCFSN) will host its Annual meeting on May 5th in Washington DC. This meeting…