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It’s no secret that Betsy DeVos announced her plans to cut funding for Special Olympics in a budget proposal this year. It’s also no secret that Representative Pocan kicked some butt in his rebuttal as to why Special Olympics is key. Shortly after the announcement and press releases, the disability community on Facebook exploded with a number of comments, and I weighed in on my own personal Facebook page.
Education is more than books. It’s life, learning to be kind and understanding differences. Kids with disabilities are a minority. They often don’t get the same experience with sports, no matter how much “kindness” a school or the opposing team shows. One thing Betsy didn’t plan on is having parents choose to say enough is enough. Betsy, if you think we will just sit back, you picked the wrong type of momma…………..