Athletes with Disabilities Abroad Featured on YouTube Video

December 11, 2008

A new online video by the National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange (NCDE) features athletes with disabilities who turned a passion for competition into a life-changing experience abroad. The video focuses on sports-related exchanges for a cross-disability audience. It includes interviews with world-class athletes and high school students with disabilities who participated in sports-related programs abroad and images of people with disabilities participating in a wide range of sports and recreation programs. The 5-minute video is available to view on YouTube.com and on the NCDE website at http://www.miusa.org/ncde/spotlight/sports/sportsintlexcvid.

A press release from MIUSA's National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange (NCDE) is available at
http://www.miusa.org/newsitems/sportspressrelease.

The NCDE works to increase the participation and inclusion of people with disabilities in international exchange programs. For more information, contact Jeff McBride at
clearinghouse@miusa.org or 541-343-1284.