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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 and Jefferson Health partnered to create a video on how to create an inclusive environment within a COVID-19 vaccine clinic.
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Most mainstream brands and fashion designers have not delved into adaptive fashion.
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There are many television game shows in the world, but few are as popular and influential as Jeopardy! It was an honor for Special Olympics to be included as a clue in the episode that aired on May 11, 2021.
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Special Olympics Athlete Chris Nikic Wins Laureus Sporting Moment award.
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Special Olympics New York Rodney Hankins shifted his focus to coaching after many years of competing.
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The Play Unified: Learn Unified project in Morocco is driving inclusive education policy.
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In February 2021, Youth Leaders in Egypt planned and participated in the country's first ever Unified Fitness Challenge.
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Special Olympics creates COVID-19 vaccine educational materials for individuals with intellectual disabilities.
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Special Olympics Ohio athlete and coach Bobby Reidl will announce an NFL Draft pick for the Minnesota Vikings on Saturday during the fourth round of the 2021 NFL Draft.
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Head coach Kaly Warner is loud and cheerful, often embarrassing her Rangeview High School athletes with a sideline celebration for their achievements.
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Dr. Alicia Bazzano, MD, PH.D, MPH calls for immediate COVID-19 vaccination prioritization of people with intellectual disabilities.
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Julen Lopetegui, Sevilla FC Manager, expresses pride and excitement as he renews as Special Olympics Global Ambassador.
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