UGDSB and WCDSB come collectively for Particular Olympics

GUELPH – Particular Olympics provide an “alternative for college kids of all talents to be celebrated for who they’re and acknowledged for all they will do,” stated particular schooling useful resource instructor Nicole Hearn. 

That is the occasion’s nineteenth 12 months and it’ll happen on Might 17 from 10am to 2pm at St. James Catholic Excessive College in Guelph. 

It will likely be the primary “Particular Olympics occasion for the entire group since 2019,” Hearn stated. 

Greater than 600 contributors and peer coaches from 60 colleges within the Higher Grand District College Board  (UGDSB) and Wellington Catholic District College Board (WCDSB) are concerned. 

The entire college students within the two boards “who determine with totally different bodily and cognitive studying challenges” from kindergarten to Grade 12 have been invited to take part, Hearn stated. 

The Particular Olympics entails monitor and discipline and adaptive occasions. 

It’s offered in partnership with the Ontario Particular Olympics, Group Dwelling Guelph/Wellington and the Metropolis of Guelph, and is supported by native companies together with Dominic’s No Frills, Domino’s Pizza, and McDonald’s.