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Special Olympics World Games Blog

Entries for January 2013

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What an exciting day! Find out from the students how they spent their time and what their day was like.

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Reflections on a true hero
Let me introduce you to one of the most amazing people I have had the pleasure of meeting. She runs a marathon in 3 hours and 3 minutes, has two hono...

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30
The Shrivers have invited us to D.C!
Today was the Global Development Summit. We heard from various world leaders and incredible athletes about inclusion of people with intellectual disa...

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28
Read on to learn more about the transition from Seoul to PeyongChang. Also, students tell what they have learned so far about Korea while being in the country.

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27
Today students reflect on how this trip will help them with their professional goals.

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26
Tonight each student wrote a few sentences about what they are looking forward to on this trip. Read their perspectives on what has gone on so far and what they hope comes next.

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25
Tokyo sunsets, 9-passenger vans, and shoe removal...
We have arrived! Tokyo’s sunset yesterday was so beautiful (picture attached)! We landed in Tokyo in just enough time to see this beautiful sight t...

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KOTA Children First: Students travel overseas to study athlete angst
Check out the KOTA news report with Dr. Emilia Boeschen and some of her student research assistants.



http://www.kotatv.com/story/20664308/children-first-students-travel-overseas-for-research

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24
Right now it is 1:44AM Mountain time, I am meeting my students at 4AM and we are car pooling to Rapid to board a plane to start this epic journey. I ...

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The night before the Research Team leaves for South Korea, Lauren Lund talks about current worries and expectations for this trip. A once in a lifetime experience is about to begin and a whole new world is about to open up to these eleven individuals.

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For several years, Dr. Emilia Boeschen, Black Hills State University assistant professor of psychology, has been leading the way in the study of performance anxiety in athletes with intellectual disabilities. Boeschen along with a team of BHSU students and graduates are now headed to PyeongChang, South Korea, to take their research to the next level.

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