RL WATCHERS

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There are small ways and big ways we can all make a difference in the lives of the very abled but “different” individuals among us, from spreading awareness to volunteering at events to hiring a mentally or physically different individual. This page is devoted to listing the real life Watchers—those who work to protect, serve and assist. If you are a Watcher, send me a message about how you help, and I will list you here.

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THOSE WHO EDUCATE AND EMPOWER OUR YOUTH TO TAKE ACTION:

Kids are Heroes

Kids Wish Network

Inspire My Kids

My Hero

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THOSE WHO AID, ASSIST AND EMPOWER THE DIFFERENT AMONG US:

Special Olympics Southern California (there are other branches)

Disabled Sports USA

National Organization on Disability (NOD)

Disabled American Veterans

NCAA (partners with Special Olympics to encourage Division-III student athletes to participate in Special Olympi events)

English Federation of Disability Sport (United Kingdom)

Paralympic Games  (Paralympic Movement)

Athletics for All: Adapted Sports for Students

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THOSE WHO HIRE AND THEREBY EMPOWER THE DIFFERENT AMONG US:

There are too many to name. I applaud you, each one. Here are some ways to initiate inclusion and diversity in your company:

NOD Program Design and Planning  and Disability Employment Hiring

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