The universal language of football is raw and visceral. It is emotionally charged and dramatically powerful. It is a unifying force that can forge life-changing bonds among the most diverse of groups.
Welcome to Human R.A.C.E., our engine to drive Respect, Acceptance, Change and Equality for people with intellectual disabilities. We are more similar than we are different, so why discriminate? Hear our voices. Feel our fears. Share our joy as we race to the finish line.
It’s good to challenge ourselves and step out of our comfort zone. My mantra, as a volunteer coach with Special Olympics Singapore, is to be patient and caring. It takes time for athletes with intellectual disabilities to learn, develop and hone their skills.