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12 Days of Inclusion

We invite you to join us for Special Olympics’ 12 Days of Inclusion, a campaign celebrating the work we deliver around the globe to address the disparities faced by people with intellectual disabilities (ID) and build a more inclusive and accepting future. 12 Days of Inclusion will consist of daily acts of inclusion that you can participate in virtually.
Two female footballers on the field playing.

Day 12

Write and submit an op-ed to your local newspaper/news website promoting inclusion
Female athlete running and celebrating as she crosses the finish line.

Day 11

Research what your town is doing to promote inclusion of people with disabilities
Donate to Special Olympics today in honor of International Human Rights Day
Special Olympics Chairman Dr. Timothy Shriver’s opinion piece on the need for inclusive education and calling on governments to take action today
Send a digital letter to your healthcare practitioner asking them to participate in our Healthy Athletes training
Invite a friend to volunteer with you
Sign up to volunteer for Special Olympics in your area
Look up your local Special Olympics chapter and follow them and Special Olympics International (@specialolympics) on social media
Benjamin Collins smiling

Day 4

Share the Inclusion Pledge with your friends via social media tagging @SpecialOlympics
1. Take or renew your commitment to the Inclusion Pledge in honor of International Day of Persons with Disabilities
“What is Inclusion?” video to learn more about what inclusion means for people with intellectual disabilities
Follow Special Olympics on Social Media
Athletes huddled together in a circle hugging one another and celebrating.

Make a Donation

Support Special Olympics to ensure we can continue provide valuable resources to promote inclusion or people of all abilities now and in the future.