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UPDATE: Allison walks with USA Team at Opening Ceremony … and rides to win 3 Gold Medals

8.3.15 Update: Allison Douglas wins 3 Gold Medals in Special Olympics! Allison Douglas won three, yes THREE, Gold Medals in her equestrian competitions. The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles at EndEpilepsy.org and Epilepsy Foundation join in congratulating her. However, we regret to report that Allison was not able to stay with her team at […]

Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles objects to the very un-special treatment of an athlete with epilepsy at Special Olympics World Games.

The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles (EndEpilepsy.org) is questioning and condemning the actions of those in charge of the Special Olympics World Games regarding Allison Douglas, a Special Olympian with epilepsy and mild CP. We have learned that Allison was initially separated from her team and was told she couldn’t participate in the Opening Ceremonies […]