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Better health care equals longer lives
Healthy Athletes is a Special Olympics programme created to carefully monitor and correctly diagnose SOSA athletes’ health. It is sponsored by the Golisano Foundation. Special Olympics is the world's largest public health organisation dedicated to serving people with intellectual disabilities.
We serve those who can’t always adequately explain what ails them. Our Free Health Screenings Clinics focus on the following 7 disciplines:
Did you know?
People with learning disabilities are 2.5 times more likely to have health problems than other people.
Equal Treatment: Closing the Gap, Disability Rights Commission (2006).