Health Messengers are leading the way across the Special Olympics Movement! Not even a pandemic can stop Health Messengers and the work they do! In fact, COVID-19 just makes the role of Health Messenger more important.
The goals of the Health Messenger training are to:
- Train Special Olympics athletes to serve as health and wellness leaders, educators, advocates and role models within their teams, Special Olympics Programs, and communities.
- Empower Special Olympics athletes to advocate for the health needs of people with intellectual disabilities (ID.)