The Special Smiles program offers free dental screening, oral health information and instructions on proper brushing and flossing techniques to Special Olympics athletes. The athletes will also receive preventative supplies, such as toothbrushes and toothpaste.
Athletes who require follow up dental care are referred to local oral health professionals.
The Special Smiles screening process takes approximately 20 minutes and uses five stations:
The Healthy Hearing program is a free hearing screening designed to ensure proper audio logical care for Special Olympics athletes.
Health Promotion is a free screening that offers health information and advice in the areas of nutrition, sun safety, bone density, hydration, tobacco cessation, and physical fitness.
The Special Olympics Opening Eyes program is a vision and eye health screening in partnership with the Lions Clubs International Foundation.
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