Tag:Children

On WFAN Sports Radio, Prof. Abrams Supports Education Department’s Directive About Student-Athletes With Disabilities

February 11th, 2013

The U.S. Department of Education has instructed the nation’s public schools that federal disability law requires them to “provide students with disabilities an equal opportunity to participate alongside their peers in after-school athletics.” The directive applies the

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Podcast Features Prof. Abrams Discussing Diversity in Youth Sports

January 22nd, 2013

Prof. Doug Abrams recently appeared on “The Sports Edge” with Rick Wolff on WFAN radio in New York, focusing on diversity in youth sports. The discussion, which is now available as a podcast, related to an incident

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Prof. Abrams Continues to Blog About “Celebrating Diversity in Youth Sports”

January 16th, 2013

On December 8, two referees in Cooper City, Fla., ejected a volunteer youth soccer coach from a game for instructing some of his teenage players in Spanish. The coach refused to heed the refs’ instructions to speak

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The Five Most Inspiring Youth Sports Stories of 2012 Revealed by Prof. Abrams

January 2nd, 2013

After coaching youth hockey for 42 years, Prof. Doug Abrams now writes and speaks about coaching, player safety, and sports ethics. Near the end of each year, he pens an op-ed article with the year’s five most

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