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In every corner of the earth, Special Olympics is changing the lives of people with intellectual disabilities. These news stories come from all around the world.
Together, Special Olympics and accessiBe have released a collaborative mini-series of the Inclusion Revolution Radio Podcast and accessiBe’s Spotlight Sessions where they will be highlighting the Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023 and driving conversation surrounding the importance of accessibility with many featured guests.
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“Unified Champion Schools are not the only path to social inclusion. But the model is tested, effective and ready to use. For the global community, always ready to talk but often slow to act, they are a way to finally get serious about a commitment to justice.”
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“It’s important to recognize that they may not accomplish growth or success in the same manner as many do, but our differently abled children will still accomplish remarkable milestones and pursue life goals!”
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Tim Shriver's Op-Ed in Euronews: To build inclusive classrooms, let young people with intellectual disabilities take the lead
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Special Olympics Chief, Global Youth and Education, Dr. Jacqueline Jodl, writes, “As policymakers and education leaders attempt to triage the challenges faced by young people in the aftermath of the pandemic, they should consider prioritizing the principles of social inclusion—improving the terms on which individuals and groups take part in society.”
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Read an excerpt of the Leaders interview with Special Olympics Chairman of the Board Timothy Shriver.
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The following is an excerpt from the article titled Social Impact Heroes: Why & How Jacqueline Jodl Of Special Olympics Is Helping To Change Our World published by Authority.
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The following is an excerpt from The Washington Post article titled shared via MSN.com titled How a 1987 Christmas album changed the way the holiday sounds.
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Ticket sales have started for the largest inclusive sporting event in the world with the Special Olympics World Games taking place in Berlin, Germany from 17 to 25 June 2023.
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A look back on the 2022 Special Olympics Coach Webinar Series, presented by Gallagher.
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Two storybooks feature 16 stories of people with and without intellectual disabilities around the world, documenting inclusion in sports and education.
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