Inspirational Wednesday: FSOR launches the project “Leaders through sport – Advocacy Program for People with Intellectual Disabilities”

The Special Olympics Foundation of Romania (FSOR) announces the start of the project “Leaders through sport – Advocacy Program for People with Intellectual Disabilities”, developed in partnership with the Association for Support for the Establishment, Development and Management of Sports Structures (ASCDMSS), with the financial support of Active Citizens Fund Romania, program funded by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through the EEA Grants 2014-2021.

The project is implemented in collaboration with Special Olympics Iceland and will reach 15 counties in the country.

The aim of the project is to train people with intellectual disabilities (IDPs) in advocacy, leadership and self-representation techniques, to form the Special Olympics Leaders Athletes Committee to address local authorities and request access to sports facilities for training and public funds for organizing sports competitions.

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