Local Special Olympian’s family worries about possible loss of federal funding

Desiree Holland, 48, is a Special Olympics champion. Her mother says she’s been participating in the games since she was 8. But Desiree’s mother also says she worries about the impact a possible loss of federal funds might have on the program.

League of Dreams gives children with special needs a chance at baseball

COLLEGE PARK, Maryland — The University of Maryland baseball team partnered up with the League of Dreams organization to hold a baseball clinic for children with special needs. League of Dreams helps teach individuals with special needs the sport of baseball.…

College players and pros provide some special baseball lessons for area kids

Many children with special needs and autism from around Prince George’s County and Washington, D.C. attended a baseball clinic hosted by the University of Maryland baseball team. The clinic was organized by League of Dreams, a non-profit foundation that focuses on teaching the game of baseball to children regardless of mental or physical disabilities.