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.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) support work that improves the overall health and quality of life for people living with disabilities, including those with intellectual disabilities.1 Min Read
Essilor Vision Foundation recently interviewed David Evangelista, Regional President and Managing Director of Special Olympics Europe Eurasia.1 Min Read
Over the last three years, the Play Unified: Learn Unified initiative has helped create nearly 2,000 new Unified Schools in 14 Programs, driving inclusion for youth with and without intellectual disabilities around the world.
Amber Radford, a Special Olympics North Carolina coach, shares how the impact she has on all the athletes affects her. She details her start with the movement.5 Min Read
Unified physical education classes aid policy efforts to serve as catalyst for truly inclusive schools in the city of Rio de Janeiro.3 Min Read
On May 20th: Spotlight on the Importance of Emotional Well-Being: Inaugural Mental Health Action Day
Special Olympics is proud to be an inaugural partner of Mental Health Action Day and to promote Strong Minds tools that can help athletes improve their emotional wellness.1 Min Read
Special Olympics and Jefferson Health partnered to create a video on how to create an inclusive environment within a COVID-19 vaccine clinic.1 Min Read
The Play Unified: Learn Unified project in Morocco is driving inclusive education policy.3 Min Read
In February 2021, Youth Leaders in Egypt planned and participated in the country's first ever Unified Fitness Challenge.2 Min Read
Head coach Kaly Warner is loud and cheerful, often embarrassing her Rangeview High School athletes with a sideline celebration for their achievements.4 Min Read
Dr. Alicia Bazzano, MD, PH.D, MPH calls for immediate COVID-19 vaccination prioritization of people with intellectual disabilities.1 Min Read