November 17, 2013
Special Olympics CEO Touts the Group’s Public-Health Efforts
For the 4.2 million athletes who are part of Special Olympics, the organization represents more than sporting events—it is a lifeline.
Janet Froetscher, the new chief executive, wants people to start thinking of the organization as the world’s largest public-health program for people with intellectual disabilities.
Special Olympics provides medical care to its athletes, such as hearing aids and glasses, screenings, and physician referrals. It also offers counseling
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