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Olympics / Special Olympics


Price: $29.95
Order Number: 568.0015
Format : DVD
This episode presents a brief overview of the ancient Greek orgins of the Olympic Games. Then we visit with mentally challenged young people as they prepare to complete in the 2001 Illinois Winter Special Olympics. Competitors say the best part of the Special Olympics is the fun of competitions, not winning a medial. Parents and coaches are also interviewed as we see Special Olympians practice and complete in skiing, ice skating, hockey, and other sports. This episode stresses how Special Olympians learn sportsmanship and how the young people and their families benefit from competition.

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Rights granted with purchase include: a) life of media audiovisual use, b) public performance, c) campus or building closed circuit and digital/video-on-demand transmission.

Ideal for Grades: K -3
Duration: 15 minutes
Closed Captioned
© 1993 -2000 GPN and General Learning
Series #568
Series title: America's Special Days

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