Monday, May 11, 2009

Teen with multiple disabilities competes on school track team

Alfredo Castaneda, 15, cannot see and is deaf without his hearing aids, but that hasn't stopped him from running track and throwing discus for his high school. "Whenever I look at athletes, I don't necessarily want to see the fastest or strongest," said coach Adam Guenther. "I want to see who's the most courageous. ... That's Alfredo." The Oregonian (Portland)

Alfredo Castaneda, Glencoe track and field

1 comment:

Special Needs Mom said...

How wonderful to find a blog like this by a special education teacher. Thank you for passing on the story of this wonderful young man, and for looking upon persons with differences through your inspired eyes.

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