Letter to the editor: Promote inclusion to foster the potential of athletes with disabilities

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The following is a letter to the editor from Dr. Cheri Blauwet -- a clinical fellow at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, two-time winner of the Boston Marathon's wheelchair division, seven-time Paralympic medalist and member of the International Paralympic Committee Medical Commission -- and Dr. Anjali Forber-Pratt, two-time Paralympic Medalist, member, US Paralympic track and field team and Paul G. Hearne Leadership Award Recipient from the American Association of Persons with Disabilities, in response to a blog post from last Friday titled, "Boston schools ready for federal mandate to include disabled athletes."

To the Editor:

We read with great interest “Boston schools ready for federal mandate to include disabled athletes” published in response to the US Department of Education Guidance regarding the inclusion of athletes with disabilities into mainstream sporting activities at the K-12 level...

Read the rest of the letter here: http://www.boston.com/schools/extras/bps_sports/2013/01/letter_to_the_ed...

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