This month, we are celebrating everyone who's leading the charge for respecting and embracing all differences, all abilities. Join our peaceful revolution: sign the Inclusion Pledge!
In every corner of the earth, Special Olympics is changing the lives of people with intellectual disabilities. These stories come from all around the world.Stay In TouchSee inspiring stories, photos and videos in our Special Olympics monthly newsletter.All month, Special Olympics is celebrating Champions of Inclusion—leaders who are building a more just and joyful world for all! It’s the perfect time for our athlete leaders to send a message to our Global Ambassadors and Champion Ambassadors, who work tirelessly year-round to champion respect for people of all abilities. We appreciate you!1 Min ReadSpecial Olympics has come a long way since 1968 and now it goes beyond just sports. In the past two weeks, the Landscape Podcast, a series of episodes highlighting people, programs and businesses changing the landscape for individuals with any type of disability, has focused on Special Olympics and ESPN.3 Min Read
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#unifiedgenerationLegendary Actor to Advocate for Inclusion in Schools, Health Care Systems, and Communities2 Min ReadInclusion has been a popular topic of conversation lately, due to the national dialogue on racial injustice. While the consensus is that inclusion is essential to advancing social justice, there have been fewer discussions around why. So we wanted to take the opportunity to focus on the benefits of inclusion.3 Min ReadA journey that began as one Maryland family’s battle for respect and acceptance for their daughter and sister, Rosa, became a significant milestone in the ongoing battle for dignity, inclusion and respect of all people with intellectual disabilities when United States President Barack Obama signed bill S.2781 into federal law on October 5, 2010.7 Min Read
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