Implementation of the Unified Basketball Program In Deer Park School District
The Frank & Michael Vertullo Foundation funded the implementation of the Unified Sports Program in the Deer Park School District . Dedicated to promoting social inclusion through shared sports training and competition experiences, Unified Sports joins people with and without intellectual disabilities on the same team.
The program will started with basketball for the 2021-22 school year.
This gave the opportunity for children with intellectual disabilities and special needs to compete against other USP teams across Long Island. It was a huge success!