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Every day, our athletes inspire people everywhere to open their hearts to a wider world of human talents and potential. Learn more about the power Special Olympics has to make real change all around the world.
During the 2020 – 2021 schools year, Hasbro and Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools honored 4 schools for their work of inclusion.
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[From August 2021 to May 2022, The Decade of Inclusion interview series will capture the past, present and future of the partnership between Division III and Special Olympics. This is the second article in the 10-part series. Stay tuned to hear how the lives of student-athletes and Special Olympics athletes have been impacted over time, what is happening currently, and what’s still to come.]
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Special Olympics hosted Dr. Rachel Levine, Assistant Secretary for Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for a Q&A on the COVID-19 vaccine.
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Survey highlights annual growth in Special Olympics Sport Partnerships.
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Special Olympics MENA youth are prioritizing the inclusion of persons with disabilities as a critical need of the hour.
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Special education teacher Ramona works with Special Olympics Romania to provide opportunity for her students with and without disabilities.
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Cairo student Farah, whose sister Hana has intellectual disability, aims to spread inclusion at her university and within her community through Special Olympics Unified activities.
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Athletes, coaches and Unified partners in Nigeria participate in 21-week Unified Sports® program thanks to the Stavros Niarchos Foundation.
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On World Youth Skills Day, Special Olympics is proud to announce the sixth cycle of Youth Innovation Projects.
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Special Olympics and the Lions Club International Foundation celebrate a 20 year partnership.
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Read the stories of just a few of the athletes, peer partners, Youth Leaders, coaches, teachers, parents and organizational partners around the globe leading the charge for inclusion through Play Unified: Learn Unified.
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Special education teachers Ms. Lai and Ms. Ciou have watched their school community grow and thrive through Unified Sports in Taiwan.
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