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Over 80% of healthcare providers are not professionally trained to treat people with intellectual disabilities (ID). Yet, people with ID are more vulnerable to the effects of COVID-19. Learn More!
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INCLUSION IN ACTION
Revolutions are made up of real people. Learn how these people have made inclusion more than just a word, but a rule they live by.
Ponaganset Lead
Improving school culture with the power of inclusion.
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Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools looks to create more socially inclusive school environments around the country.
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Children and adults with intellectual disabilities inspire us every day at events around the world. But what are intellectual disabilities?
INCLUSION AROUND THE WORLD
From kids to communities, see inspirational examples of how inclusion is taking root, and leading to real change, both at home and around the world.
Concerns and restrictions due to the coronavirus outbreak forced Special Olympics Kentucky to cancel our State Summer Games—the centerpiece of our competition year—for the first time in our history.
Shated by James Bell
Even in a crisis, doctors should not abandon the principle of nondiscrimination.
Shared by Crystal Hudson
FromToday
The Special Olympics has teamed up with WWE to launch a “School of Strength” fitness campaign in response to athletes needing at-home workouts during the coronavirus pandemic.
Shared by Antonio Myers
People with intellectual disabilities are one of the most vulnerable populations to Covid-19, mainly due to their lack of access to healthcare. Here's how the @SpecialOlympics is doing its part on keeping these individuals healthy during the #CoronavirusPandemic (Source: QuickTake)
Shared by Randy White
Special Olympics South Carolina Summer Games may be canceled for 2020, but that’s not stopping athletes statewide from staying in shape and staying connected.
Shared by Alex Ross
"I was hiding something deep inside me." As a child, Jamaal Charles was diagnosed with a learning disability. The Special Olympics changed his life. His story on why he gives back.
Shared by Daniel Carson
The Kansas City Chiefs have two draft picks remaining on Day 3 of the 2020 NFL Draft.
Shared by Carolyn Phillips
Special Olympics athlete Frankie from Seattle celebrated his 30th birthday in style, with help from his family, friends, and the King County Sheriff's Office.
Shared by Brian Gresham
Partnering with the local Special Olympics Centre County Chapter, Campus Recreation built the Unified Basketball league to further connect with the local community and provide amazing opportunities to folks with disabilities.
Shared by Brian Gresham
This digital platform allows for virtual socialization, physical activity, nutrition guidance, and other extracurricular activities to be shared via video.
Shared by Craig Lawrence
I have taken thousands of pictures over the past 40 years in pitches and stadiums around the world but my all-time favourite image was captured in the function room of a Dublin Hotel.
Shared by Mike Baker
Saturday, November 2 was not just another day for Teri Burtis. She’d been raising funds and awareness for months in support of her participation in the 2019 Over the Edge event for Special Olympics Maryland.
Shared by Julie Oltmann
At an all-expenses-paid academy in Washington, DC, one new class is addressing two different issues - a low employment rate among disabled adults and a shortage of carers.
Shared by Antonio Myers
As the world rallies around Global Handwashing Day, it is important to bring awareness to those who face barriers and challenges around hygiene and handwashing.
Shared by Kristin Hughes Srour
WESTFIELD — More than 125 plungers participated in the Polar Plunge fundraiser at the Hampton Ponds State Park that was hosted by Special Olympics Massachusetts Saturday afternoon.
Shared by Sydnye White
Special Olympics athletes paired up with “partners” on Tuesday for the Lee County Middle School Unified Track Meet at South Fort Myers High School.
Shared by Nikki Villaneuva
FromForbs
Meet Caroline Casey. Her company is #valuable. Ring a bell? That's probably because this long-time rebel is absolutely fine with courting controversy and even happier making news globally for doing so.
Shared by Denise Absher
Diving into a good cause, hundreds of people visited Black River Beach Saturday for the 22nd Annual Polar Plunge in La Crosse.
Shared by Melissa Kinn