These stories are about the power of Special Olympics to inspire hope, confidence and courage. Special Olympics changes the lives of our athletes with intellectual disabilities but also our coaches, families, volunteers and others who have the opportunity to take part.
From young athletes to coaches and from Mauritius to South Africa, Special Olympics Africa has been busy this season bringing members of the Special Olympics community together to provide training for those dedicated to creating a more inclusive world.3 Min Read
Q & A with Walmart about promoting inclusion in the workplace for employees with intellectual disabilities.2 Min Read
Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley, left, meets with Eunice Kennedy Shriver, center, William McFetridge of the Chicago Park District, right, and Special Olympics athletes, including Kevin O’Brien, before the first International Special Olympics Summer Games in 1968.5 Min Read
Special Olympics is excited to celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month!3 Min Read
The Special Olympics Tennis gold medalist Dionte Foster, from St. Kitts and Nevis tried out his new prosthetic leg for the first time in Louisville, Kentucky.1 Min Read