Kids learn about inclusion through sports events

20 kids participated in the project Special Olympics Basketball group Haukar, 2022 where there were training session and events supported by Sport Club Haukar, Special Olympic Iceland & Basketball Federation. The participants learned how to combine sports & fun and how to give all children the opportunity to learn new skills within sport, step by step.

In this kind of sports event an important role have the coaches!

Because some kids meeting up to trainings with basketball club Haukar, were not able to throw a ball or work with other kids, as their functional and social skills were low after being isolated or not fitting in to the sport opportunities around them. Here comes the skills and dedication of the coaches who coordinate them with patience and professionalism.

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