Athletes are the heart of Special Olympics. Our athletes are children and adults with intellectual disabilities from all around the world—5.6 million and counting! They are finding success, joy and friendship as part of our global community. They're also having lots of fun!
Katie Hut and Natalie Green are best friends from Special Olympics Utah and have had some amazing experiences this past year. First, they participated in the Youth Leadership Experience at the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games in Seattle and also served as social media correspondents for Special Olympics North America at the 2019 Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi.1 Min Read
‘Getting on with it’ is my motto to survive in life.2 Min Read
For the first time, five Special Olympics athletes from five states around the U.S. have qualified to run in the annual Boston Marathon.1 Min Read
On Friday, I was doing my rounds at the local shops when I noticed a sign. It said that there will be a quiet hour from 3-4 for people who have Autism.1 Min Read
The United States has been a global leader in creating a more inclusive world through their support from the U.S. Office of Special Education Programs and the U.S. Department of Education.1 Min Read
Sargent Shriver International Global Messengers have been busy at the 2019 World Games!2 Min Read