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    Athlete, Stephanie Handojo, demonstrating proper hand washing techniques to young children.
    The world changed in 2020. Isolation, fear, overloaded health systems, and food insecurity continue to plague the world through the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic has especially made things difficult for people with intellectual disabilities (ID). Significant health disparities have been further exacerbated for those with ID. Special Olympics Health has been working hard to address these disparities.
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    Jamaal Charles, Joe Haden and Dale Moss Play Unified
    Special Olympics Global Ambassadors Jamaal Charles, Joe Haden and Dale Moss invite people with and without intellectual disabilities to play Unified flag football at Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019.
    Chris Nikic with a coach on the banks of the water before his swim.
    A month before Chris Nikic, Special Olympics Florida athlete, becomes the first person with Down syndrome to compete in a full IRONMAN race on 7 November 2020, he is taking the media by storm as a groundbreaking and high performance athlete.
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