Daniel Smrokowski is a Special Olympics Global Messenger, athlete, and college graduate. He biggest passion, though, is media and journalism. He is the founder and CEO of Special Chronicles Nonprofit New Media Company where he hosts his own podcast.
He was recently featured on the Special Olympics World Games website. You can read and watch some of his podcast’s here.
People first language is important to our organization and our athletes. By using this, our athletes are looked at for the person they are, or the things they have accomplished before their disability is known.
In a recent blog post from Special Olympics guest blogger, Daniel Smrokowski, he describes people first language by stating, “In other words, the person is named before the adjective or descriptive phrase referring to the person. It helps to memorize a simple example…”
Read the full blog post here.