Here is Renee's interview with Special Olympics CT Unified Sports Oxford HS Coach Jen LaCapra.
She chats about her great experiences with coaching Unified Sports and about being named the 2020 Special Olympics North America Outstanding Unified Champion Schools Coach!
Special Olympics Connecticut proudly announces that Jennifer LaCapra has been named 2020 Special Olympics North America Outstanding Unified Champion Schools Coach. LaCapra, of Woodbury, is a wellness teacher and coach of the Special Olympics Unified Sports® program at Oxford High School (in Oxford, Connecticut).
Special Olympics Unified Sports brings individuals with and without intellectual disabilities together on the team to play sports and inspire equity, acceptance and inclusion for people of all abilities. Unified Sports is offered in more than 95% of Connecticut's public high schools as well as middle and elementary schools through Special Olympics Connecticut's partnership with the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC). Oxford High School is a Special Olympics Unified Champion School®, which promotes inclusion through three components: Unified Sports, inclusive youth leadership, and whole school engagement.