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Developmental Disability Awareness Month Panel

March 7, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join Special Olympics CO’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion committee as we host a virtual panel in honor of Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. All panelists are sharing their experiences living with a developmental disability as well as their many accomplishments as advocates in our local community and beyond. Check out the below list of panelists that will be speaking! Please click the link below to register ahead of time to attend this event.


Sherice Bethel

Sherice has been a self-advocate with The Arc – Pikes Peak Region for 8 years. She was born with slight cerebral palsy on her left side.

Sherice has served as the President for Include USA, a group sponsored by The Arc – Pikes Peak Region since 2018, where she has attended legislative town hall meetings to make their voices heard. She is also on The Arc – Pikes Peak Region’s Board of Directors since 2019.

In her free time, Sherice enjoys dancing, modeling and singing.

Bella Larsen

Bella has been a Special Olympics Colorado athlete for 20 years. She is part of Athlete Leadership Programs University, a fitness captain and is also a member of the Northeast Region Athlete Leadership Council. She is also a board member for Imagine!, which provides services designed to incorporate people with developmental, cognitive, and physical challenges into the fabric of their communities.

Connor Long

Connor Long is a busy and award-winning advocate, athlete and actor. He is a graduate of Fairview High School in Boulder and lives in Louisville. He swims with Special Olympics Colorado’s Cherry Creek swim team and is training for the USA Down Syndrome Swimming national team.

Dominic Sisneros

Dominic has been an athlete for Special Olympics for 25 years. His favorite sports are softball and basketball. Dominic also became a fitness captain about 4 years ago and says his favorite exercise is jumping jacks.


March 7, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Special Olympics Colorado
(720) 359-3100
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