Sport for all: Physical activity can help people with disabilities live fulfilling lives

Ms Florence Hui attends weekly bowling training organised by Special Olympics Singapore. ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE
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SINGAPORE – For persons with disabilities, sport and physical activities can boost confidence and offer a safe space.

Ms Florence Hui, 23, recalls being bullied in secondary school. “I would run to the toilet and cry,” says Ms Hui, who has a mild intellectual disability and attended a government-funded special education school.

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