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Disability Etiquette: What You Need to Know

By TrueSport, 10/08/19, 11:45AM CDT

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We live in a diverse world of people. With over 60 million people with disabilities in the nation, there’s a good chance you have an athlete with a disability in your community. As sport continues to evolve to include more athletes with disabilities, it is becoming more and more imperative that we all learn disability etiquette.

TrueSport has partnered with Disabled Sports USA, the national leader in community-based adaptive sports, to help create a more positive and inclusive sport environment for all youth. This starts with the simple recommendations below from Disabled Sports USA on how to best interact with and support people with disabilities.

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General Best Practices:

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