Archive for: October, 2014

Let’s Stop Bullying Together

Bullying is an epidemic plaguing our youth today. It is an even bigger problem in the special needs community. Children with disabilities are two to three times more likely to be bullied than their non disabled peers. We all hope that there are teachers or parents that can step in and stop such harassment, but…

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Tip-a-Cop

Looking for a way to help out the special needs community and get a great meal? Look no further. Join Red Robin and your local law enforcement for their Tip-a-Cop fundraiser. On October 16, Special Olympics Orange County will partner with Red Robin for the annual Red Robin Tip-A-Cop. Law enforcement officers will wait tables,…

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Welcome Miguel!

Let’s take some time to welcome our newest student, Miguel, to UPMA. Miguel comes to us from Texas where he studied Tae Kwon Do. Miguel has Cerebral Palsy and has some physical limitations, but he isn’t going to let that hold him back. Way to go, Miguel!

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