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Special Olympics symposium set for July 17 
A Special Olympics US Games Health Symposium titled "Improving Health for People with Intellectual Disability - Policy, Practice and Possibility" will be held July 17 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Durham Research Center Auditorium. The symposium is free and lunch will be served. The event is open to anyone interested in the health of people with intellectual/developmental disabilities, including:
  • Individuals with ID/DD;
  • Family and friends;
  • Health care and allied health care professionals and students;
  • Educators;
  • Child care croviders;
  • Youth groups;
  • Service providers;
  • Representatives of governmental or advocacy agencies;
  • Policy makers; and
  • Media.
View an agenda and registration information. This symposium is sponsored by UNMC's, the Munroe-Meyer Institute, American Association of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry, Special Olympics International, and Exceptional Parent Magazine. For more information or to register over the phone or by e-mail, contact Kellie Ellerbusch at (402) 559-4892 or KEllerbusch@unmc.edu.

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