This International Children’s Day, Special Olympics partnered with Hip Hop Public Health to launch a dance workout for our youngest athletes and their families.
This month we celebrate inclusion in the workplace! Check out stories about athlete leaders who are making meaningful contributions on the job and corporations making inclusion a priority in the workplace.
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.Three Special Olympics athletes are featured in the recently released New York Times Best Seller Humans.1 Min ReadAs the COVID-19 pandemic continues to leave a majority of sports and events on hold, Special Olympics launched Call To Action, an initiative to encourage our athletes to remain active and lift their spirits by surprising them with a phone call from their heroes.Novie Craven is a Special Olympics DC athlete of more than 10 years, a gold medalist on the national stage, a Special Olympics employee, and an all-around leader of the Special Olympics movement. She recently rocked it during an interview with Kelsey Nicole Nelson on KNN/Fox Sports Radio.1 Min Read
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#unifiedgenerationAs the second and final stage of the Special Olympics World Winter Games Kazan 2022 logo contest kicks off, three ideas proposed by the first stage winners will be used as blueprints to create the final emblem.2 Min ReadWhat are the benefits of inclusion? Just ask Russell Wolff, Executive Vice President & General Manager of ESPN+, speaking here with Special Olympics athlete Daina Shilts, who’s been part of ESPN’s broadcast team covering World Games.Special Olympics Switzerland has found a smart and innovative way to keep providing athletes with the training they need—even in our new more restricted reality! The Special Olympics Switzerland Challenge is a new multilingual website and activity hub where athletes can participate in digital training sessions and competitions, no matter where in the world they are!1 Min ReadFit-5 Cards Promote Health for Athletes with Limited Access to Online Connectivity in the Africa RegionDuring a time social distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Special Olympics has made a variety of online resources, such as virtual games, workouts and leadership opportunities, available to keep athletes healthy and engaged until in-person activities resume.2 Min Read
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