Just an interesting observatio nhere. Schools are required to make reasonable
adjustments to allow handicapped children to play sports. I'm not sure the
same is possible for able bodied children. If a 5 foot kid weighting 90 pounds
is in high school, you the basketball team will let him play? NopeFootball? NopeBaseball? Doubt itIts just interesting
that sometimes in school we'll tell certain kids "sorry you just
aren't good enough you can't play" yet we wont tell handicapped
children that.Again - no need for anyone to get all up in arms.
I'm not saying we shouldnt help handicapped kids play sports. Just
pointing out an inconsistency perhaps.
@ Chris B: Why are you assuming that a 5 foot, 90 pound kid can't play
sports? He has the exact same rights to try out as anyone else (including the
handicapped kids) and if he (or she) can play the game, they get to be on the
team.No one is saying the requirements have to be changed for anyone
- they are just saying reasonable accommodations need to be made so everyone can
I thought schools were for teaching, and learning. Who comes up with all this