Special Olympics Iowa’s Unified Sports Day Promotes Inclusion Among Metro Students
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Hundreds of students from schools across the metro got together for a day of friendly competition. Special Olympics Iowa hosted its second annual Unified Sports Day at Drake University Friday. The event brought together 300 students of all abilities from ten Des Moines middle and high schools to promote social inclusion. Students with and without intellectual disabilities were paired up to play basketball, golf, volleyball and more.