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.
Special Olympics Belgium athletes and refugees who are living in Belgium came together to demonstrate the power of inclusion at a recent Special Olympics Unified Football Competition in Brussels.1 Min Read
I have been a volunteer with Special Olympics for more than two years now. As a youth leader, I work closely with the athletes of Special Olympics to advocate for a more inclusive society in India and around the world. The life lessons I’ve learned in the course of this journey have been invaluable.3 Min Read
During the last weekend of October 2019, Mary Davis, CEO of Special Olympics and Dr. Alicia Bazzano, Special Olympics Chief Health Officer joined Torin Ellis, host of Career Mix on SiriusXM’s Urban View channel.1 Min Read
Exemplifying the spirit of the Delivering Jobs campaign, the launch on 22 October 2019 was a truly collaborative effort between Autism Speaks, Best Buddies, and Special Olympics in partnership with the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF).1 Min Read
ESPN’s Around The Horn Host Tony Reali attends Generation Unified 2019 in Washington, DC with Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools locations and activities.1 Min Read
On 22 October, Autism Speaks, Best Buddies and Special Olympics, in partnership with the Entertainment Industry Foundation, announced the launch of Delivering Jobs, an inclusion campaign designed to create pathways to one million employment and leadership opportunities for people with autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy and other intellectual and developmental differences by 2025.1 Min Read