Thursday, February 29, 2024

Episode #15: Inclusive Sports Example – Goalball

Goalball in College Recreation Program

Goalball in College Recreation Program
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Show Notes:

If you missed Episode #2B, be sure to check it out to learn more about the inclusive sport of goalball!

In this episode of the Water Prairie Chronicles, Emily Wollum returns to give us an update on the Inclusive Sports Program she told us about in episode #2. Goalball is a new sport for her college recreational sports program and has been a great inclusive sports example for the students at the school Emily shares how the program worked out this Spring and some of the lessons she learned about running an inclusive sports program.

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Tonya Wollum


Tonya Wollum is a disability advocate and host of the Water Prairie Chronicles podcast which connects special needs parents with resources to help them navigate parenting a child with a disability. She is the mother of 2 college-age children who have each grown up with a disability. That experience, along with a background in education, led her to create the Water Prairie Chronicles to help share what she has learned with parents of younger children to help them know how to advocate for their children.

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