Our Impact
Impact Lead
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.
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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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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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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In a remote town in Haryana, Bharat, Unified Schools and Sports are helping youth with and without disabilities find confidence and acceptance.
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A special education school principal from China reflects on the positive impact that Unified Sports has had on local students with and without disabilities.
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Special Olympics Tanzania leverages partnerships with sport federations and the Tanzania Scout Association to engage millions of youth in inclusive sport and education.
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Learn to Lead with the #UnifiedGeneration
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International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, occurring on 6 April, was created by the U.N. in 2013 to recognize the impact that sport can have on human rights issues. For 2021, the theme is resiliency—building back stronger and better.
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Coach LaCapra, of Oxford High School, was awarded the SONA Outstanding Coach award for Unified Champion Schools.
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Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools is hosting the Digital Youth Summit: Inclusion in Action on May 7, 2021 from 5:00 – 7:00PM ET for all middle and high school students.
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