Special Olympics started out as one woman’s dream of better, fuller lives for people with intellectual disabilities, young and old. A 1970s-era film showing the organization’s earliest days.
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.
Барри Кэрнс знает, что значит быть спортсменом с нарушениями интеллекта.
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.
Объединенный спорт пробуждает силы в каждом члене команды.
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.
Наша деятельность, меняющая нашу жизнь, имеет источником своих сил спорт.
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.
Наши бесплатные клиники изменяют жизнь к лучшему.
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 was the only girl with an ID at her Panama school.
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.
Лео и Гедеон играют везде, где только могут: на полях для размещения пострадавших, в палаточных городках.
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.
Simon's running helps support his mother and family.
Get to know Andy, a passionate -- and talented -- champion swimmer
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.
Georgie is emerging as the only bona fide athlete in the Seigenthaler-Hayes family. There is no sport he won’t try, no athletic endeavor he’s won’t pursue. No fear. No trembling. Just do it. That’s how George rolls.
Posted on 2013-04-23 by Tim
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