Latin America
A group of athletes and representative celebrate as fireworks go off in the background.
Special Olympics Athlete Chris Nikic Wins Laureus Sporting Moment award.
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“Deportes y Liderazgo de Atletas: ¿Cómo promover roles significativos desde el área deportiva?”, un seminario virtual desarrollado por el Departamento de Deportes y el Departamento de Desarrollo Organizacional de Olimpiadas Especiales América Latina, exploró las oportunidades y beneficios que las posiciones de liderazgo ofrecen a personas con discapacidad intelectual.
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“¡Hola, amigos de Olimpiadas Especiales Latinoamérica!
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Special Olympics Latin America launches Mission Moment: Inclusive Health!
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The partnership between Special Olympics El Salvador and the Santa Tecla Soccer Club made for a powerful World Down Syndrome Day commemoration.
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GOLTV and Special Olympics Ecuador partner for inclusion!
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For World Autism Awareness Day, 2 April 2021, we came up a few survey questions for fellow Special Olympics athletes with autism. We both work at Special Olympics. Josh is an Assistant in the Business Services department and Jerry works as a Specialist with the Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools® program. Through these answers, we hope readers will learn that people with autism have a wide variety of talents, outlooks and experiences.

Article and interviews by Jerry Holy and Josh Cohen
Para celebrar el Día Internacional del Deporte para el Desarrollo y la Paz, este 6 de abril, Olimpiadas Especiales América Latina te invita a participar en el concurso de arte “El poder del deporte inclusivo”, desarrollado por Olimpiadas Especiales América Latina, con el apoyo de la Oficina Multipaís de UNESCO para América Central.
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For the third time, ultra-swimmer Joel Matos will test his mental and physical strength in Brazadas por la Inclusión (Strokes for Inclusion), a swimming marathon fundraiser for Special Olympics Puerto Rico.
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The wait is finally over. The light of the Flame of Hope leads the way for Special Olympics athletes to follow towards the World Winter Games 2022, in Kazan, Russia.
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LatAm perspectives from 5 women athletes , for IWD 2021
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For the third time, ultra-swimmer Joel Matos will test his mental and physical strength in Brazadas por la Inclusión (Strokes for Inclusion), a swimming marathon fundraiser for Special Olympics Puerto Rico.
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