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 Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington, DC is extending its “Special Olympics at 50” display showcasing five decades of Special Olympics!1 Min Read
SHAPE America is the national organization that serves as the voice for 200,000+ health and physical education professionals across the nation.1 Min Read
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities gives people with intellectual disabilities (ID) the inalienable right to health care of the highest standards. In a similar vein, a person with ID is not inherently unhealthy.4 Min Read
Special Olympics is proud to recognize the impact of Leos & the Lions Club International Foundation in leading their communities through projects of social inclusion.1 Min Read
As the school year is coming to a close for Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools around the country, Unified Sports teams are gearing up for final competition—some even bringing in Unified PE to their schools for the first time.1 Min Read
To be a great athlete, you need to be a healthy athlete. For National Fitness Month this May, we’re challenging athletes, coaches, families and supporters to take a plank challenge.1 Min Read