Community Spotlight: Deaf and Hard of Hearing Educational Athletic Foundation (DhhEAF)
There is no shortage of evidence that shows children who are physically active and regularly participate in athletics and other physical activity perform better in other areas of their lives and are more likely to develop lifelong healthy habits. While all children should be able to benefit from athletic programs and the benefits they may offer, some children with disabilities suffer from a lack of access to many such programs. One specific group of children who suffer from a lack of access are those in the Deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) community. That is why, in January of 2003, Roy Trafalski and Tom Baxted started the Deaf and hard of hearing Educational Athletic Foundation (DhhEAF).
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