In Malawi, children with intellecual disabilities often find themselves in disparaging situations. One of the best ways to counter stigma has been pioneered by the Special Olympics. Take a look at scenes from a Special Olympics event from Lilongwe, Malawi. Read columnist Michael Gerson’s full article here.
A mix of abled and disabled children, ages 2 to 7, navigate a mild obstacle course, stepping over low hurdles, throwing rings around cones. Some scramble. Others can only sit and catch a ball.Michael Gerson/Washington Post