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.
On Friday, November 30th Special Olympics D.C. hosted its 34th Night of Trees Fundraising Gala.1 Min Read
17-year-old Sara Feldman is one of fourteen female athletes from Saudi Arabia that will be competing in the upcoming Abu Dhabi Special Olympics World Games 2019.1 Min Read
On Dec 4, 2018, it was announced that the upcoming Abu Dhabi Special Olympics World Games will be hosting the largest amount of nations in history. With the recent addition of 22 nations, the total comes to 192, a ground-breaking record for the Special Olympics. These nations represent a variety of new programs established in Africa, Asia Pacific, MENA and North America.1 Min Read
The Special Olympics Unified Robotics competition, held in Seattle, Washington on November 18th, encourages students with special needs who are interested in engineering to display their talents while continually emphasizing inclusion and awareness in STEM.1 Min Read
Kalin Bennett is an incoming student to Kent State University recruited to play for the university’s NCAA Division 1 basketball team. It will make him the first student-athlete with autism recruited to play for the school.1 Min Read