California Teen Lauded for Starting Special-Needs Sports Leagues

California Teen Lauded for Starting Special-Needs Sports Leagues

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Tyler Barbee wanted to find a way to get his brother, who has autism, more engaged with the world.

“So I figured that to get Connor interacting with others, I should start a league,” he told the Marin Independent Journal in California.

“He looked around and saw a community of teens and younger kids who didn’t have the opportunities he had, and made them available for other kids,” said Adam Weisberg, director of the Dillon Teen Awards.

(READ the story from the Marin Independent Journal)

Story tip from Mike McGinley –¬†File photo of a school team

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