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The Inspiring History of Special Olympics at Lambs Farm

With over 50% of Participants engaged in one or more teams here at Lambs Farm, the Special Olympics program of the Recreation Department is an integral part of their lives! Since Lambs Farm’s early years, Co-founders Bob Therese and Corinne … Continue reading

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Special Olympics Summer Games

Good Luck to our Special Olympics Teams! Our Special Olympics Track & Field, Swimming and Bocce teams are traveling to Illinois State University today to take part in the Summer Games!  We are proud of all these Participants and wish … Continue reading

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Voices of Lambs Farm

A Poem about Special Olympics- written by a Quest Poetry class We get a lot of warning To get up early in the morning In order to do our trek best We need to get a good breakfast The shirts … Continue reading

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Voices of Lambs Farm

Article written by one of our Participants- published in Voices publication 2008 Eunice Shriver Kennedy started the Special Olympics.  In 1960 the very first Special Olympics games were held at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois.  The games are widely known … Continue reading

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New Adaptive Sports Program

This April our Recreation Department began a new adaptive sports option called Motor Activities Training Program (MATP) for the participants who are unable to participate in other Special Olympics events due to low physical or cognitive skill levels. MATP is … Continue reading

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