This fall, Special Olympics is celebrating how inclusion makes everybody’s life better. By highlighting how “Inclusion Works!,” we are proving how much more welcoming and meaningful our world can be when we are ALL included.
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In every corner of the earth, Special Olympics is changing the lives of people with intellectual disabilities. These stories come from all around the worldStay In TouchSee inspiring stories, photos and videos in our Special Olympics monthly newsletter.Actor Chris Pratt and author Katherine Schwarzenegger have been named the newest Special Olympics Global Ambassadors, joining the frontlines of the global movement for inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities.2 Min ReadOmar Al Shami received a gold medal at the World Games Abu Dhaib 2019 in swimming. He's also a member of Special Olympics UAE’s Unified Youth Council, a Health Messenger, works with the Unified Schools program, and speaks at various large-scale events.2 Min Read
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#unifiedgenerationThey examined Special Olympics World Winter Games facilities and discussed further steps to prepare for the competitions.1 Min ReadDuring the 2020 – 2021 schools year, Hasbro and Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools honored 4 schools for their work of inclusion.2 Min ReadSpecial Olympics Africa partners with Sport For Development in Africa for Inclusion.2 Min ReadFacilitated by the Special Olympics Sport Department, the Sport Partnership Survey calculates the global impact of Sport Partnerships on local and regional levels. The goal of the survey is to understand where Special Olympics stands with national partnerships.2 Min Read
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