Viviene Temple, PhD is a Professor at the University of Victoria in Canada. Her research focuses on motor development and health behaviours of adults with intellectual disabilities. Viviene has a long-standing involvement with Special Olympics as a head coach, mentor, and active researcher in local, national, and international contexts. Viviene was awarded the G. Lawrence Rarick Memorial Lecture at the Online ISAPA 2021.

Her lecture titled, “Steps and stepping up: Special Olympics program responses during the COVID-19 pandemic” is now available to view on demand