Left in an orphanage as an infant, Svetlana’s joy for life shows through her knitting, cooking and dance skills, but competing as a gymnast is where she excels.
Soeren Palumbo had the courage to say what he believed in front of his entire school.
We all have different abilities -- and all deserve acceptance, inclusion and respect.
Our work would not be possible without our donors and supporters.
A simple golf game proves how we are all more alike than different
One of the most popular commercials during the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
A brief history of the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics
A Team Mattel volunteer says, "We may have helped inspire someone... but they've inspired us."
Procter & Gamble, a supporter of Special Olympics worldwide, says thanks to moms.
This stunning video shows how alike we are, inside and out.
Barry Cairns 说，患有智力障碍的人士如何能够成为运动员。
Special Olympics athletes describe being a part of Special Olympics.
Inter-Milan's, Javier Zanetti gets ready for some serious competition.
Loretta Claiborne has run 26 marathons, lobbied Congress and much more.
Get past your preconceptions and see our athletes' talents first.
Looking back at the 2011 games: glory, determination, medals and more.
Adults and children with ID are every society's most neglected people.
Special Olympics brings together people with intellectual disabilities from all around the world.
At the first World Games, few knew how far Special Olympics would go
He was a vital partner in the foundation of Special Olympics
A short biography of Eunice Kennedy Shriver and her life
Eunice Kennedy Shriver helped create a world of acceptance.
The story of U.S. President Kennedy's work to help people with intellectual disabilities.
"It's easily one of the greatest experiences of my life."
Two remarkable teams step onto the pitch in Cape Town, South Africa.
Behind-the-scenes preview of the 2011 World Summer Games in Athens.
From Ireland to Greece, a Special Olympics athlete’s path to compete.
Clever mom teaches us a few things about people with special needs.
A short, powerful video inspired by a sister’s love for her brother.
We love our athletes--and their enthusiastic fans and supporters, too!
What Special Olympics meas to Global Family Leaders from all around.
Special Olympics is...what? Here are many three-word answers.
The Pierse family in Ireland witnesses a country's transformation first hand.
A lifetime working with people with ID has taught her so much.
Special Olympics athletes taught her more than she taught them.
A team changes his life, along with the lives of his athletes.
In Greece, the skills and triumphs of Special Olympics athletes touched many hearts.
ESPN tells the story of Special Olympics's inclusive program called Unified Sports.
Samoa prepared its first-ever team to a Special Olympics World Games.
She went from neglected to valued after she found Special Olympics.
Jia Qi Hui is focused and thriving after discovering table tennis.
He’s a soccer champion who is accomplished on and off the field.
Brittany's life opened up after she joined Special Olympics.
Deon works to change attitudes toward people with ID in Namibia.
Leo 和 Gedeon 一起到他们所能到达的任何地方（如临时场地、蓬户区等）踢球。
She was the only girl with an ID at her Panama school.
Lani DeMello inspires her friends, family and Special Olympics volunteers.
Maryan Hasan trains for Winter Games in the 100-degree heat of Dubai.
Charles' personality is what makes him an outstanding athlete.
Rajdeep found confidence and pride on the cricket field.
Competing as a gymnast is where Svetlana excels.
A team that grew up together trains together for the World Games.
Get to know Andy, a passionate -- and talented -- champion swimmer
Simon's running helps support his mother and family.
This music series has made critical work possible around the world
This special segment on ABC notes a vital part of Special Olympics
The determination, the glory, the medals! All set to music.
The future of Special Olympics and "the Kennedy-Shriver Legacy."
Cancer did not stop this Special Olympics athlete’s golf game.
Donghan Kim, part 2
Around the world, people celebrated the spirit of our founder.
Global Ambassador Michelle Kwan is counting down to PyeongChang 2013.
Miguel Diaz has learned that he is a great person and can realize his dreams.
Learning golf taught Special Olympics athlete Oliver Doherty about life.
Tim Shriver recounts his mother Eunice Kennedy Shriver’s life of service.
Donghan Kim dreams of competing in the World Games.
Stay in touch! See inspiring stories, photos and videos in our Special Olympics newsletter.
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Posted on 2014-05-06 by Healthy Athletes
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