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Prof. Abrams Writes About Sports for Children With Disabilities, and About Countering Fans’ Verbal Bigotry During School Games

Since 2011, Professor Douglas E. Abrams has written nearly 250 essays on New York-based www.askcoachwolff.com, one of the nation’s leading youth sports websites. Several of these essays – including his two most recent ones – concern societal issues in sports. The first recent essay, Trends in Sports: Giving ALL Kids a Chance to Participate and Have Fun, explains how youth…

Professor Abrams Urges Including Persons With Disabilities in Youth Sports

For the past ten years, Professor Douglas E. Abrams has written nearly 300 essays for leading youth sports websites. His most recent essay, Lessons From a Player and a Coach Who Have Overcome Disabilities, tells the stories of a 14-year-old Texas high school football quarterback and a 30-year-old California junior varsity head coach. The player competes on racing blades because when…

Professor Abrams Writes About Sports For Children With Disabilities

Professor Douglas Abrams has written more than 200 full-length columns since 2011 on www.askcoachwolff.com, one of the nation’s leading sports websites. Some of these columns discuss the roles of youth athletes with disabilities. Professor Abrams’ latest column tells the story of 15-year-old Mac Reed. As first reported in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Reed plays on Kirkwood High School’s junior varsity…