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.
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
Participants at the Special Olympics Africa Sibling and Family Workshop speak about the important role siblings play.1 Min Read
'Engage the youth and you engage the world'—athlete leaders are paving a way forward for Special Olympics
During the Special Olympics Global Youth Leadership Forum in Baku an important role will be played by the athlete leaders of the movement.4 Min Read