Name of Engagement

Ability Olympics

Contact Information

Tom Moran, Director of Empowerment3 - The Center for Physical Activity and Wellness for Underserved Youth

Contact Details


The event is for individuals ages 2 –22 with any disability. The mission is to empower individuals by giving them the chance to showcase their skills and learn in a challenging and successful athletic environment. During this event, participants will have opportunities to sign up in two different activity sessions showcasing a variety of activities. Participants get an opportunity to experience life of an athlete. In addition, participants will get an opportunity to try new sports/ activities. Each participant will be assigned a one on one mentor who will support him or her and their family throughout the day (i.e. during each event) and become his or her biggest fan! Sibling events and kids zone for young children also available.

Web Presence


Involves Faculty, Involves Staff, Involves Students, Involves Participants External to JMU




Recurring Event (Occurs on a regular basis but not continual)

Areas of Engagement

Community Engagement, Engaged Learning



On/Off campus

On campus

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