In the News
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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.
The Special Olympics movement is remembering the lasting legacy of Andreas Potamianos, Founder and Honorary President of Special Olympics Hellas (Greece).
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Special Olympics Michigan President & CEO Tim Hileman joins Rick Tiddle on the American Forces Network to discuss the 2022 Unified Cup, that will take place in Detroit Michigan from July 31st – August 6th of 2022.
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Jim Abbott joins Alanna Rizzo on High Heat to raise awareness for the 2022 Special Olympics Unified Cup.
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“It has definitely inspired me from a stand point of, the word I’ve been using, Willie, is ‘proximity.’ Proximity allows me to move from passive sympathy to active empathy.”
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How can athletic uniforms be more inclusive? Through a new partnership, Special Olympics and Parsons School of Design try to answer that question.
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From Brussels to Nairobi and from Tuzla to Turin and beyond, the Special Olympics Unified with Refugees program continues to expand its reach in affording Special Olympics athletes and refugee youth alike the opportunity to come together and Play Unified.
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Meet the five new Special Olympics Pennsylvania athletes featured by Aerie during the Special Olympics Global Week of Inclusion 2021.
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With the support of EEA and Norway Grants, nine partners across Europe have joined forces to help improve lives for children with developmental disabilities through the ‘Inclusion Through Sports for Children with Developmental Disabilities’ project.
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The National Recreation and Park Association outlines strategies to address the inclusion and access to sports for all youth, and calls attention to strategies employed by Special Olympics in this article.
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An article from Youth Today discusses why individuals with intellectual disabilities are more likely to be overweight, and how Special Olympics data and resources are changing that.
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Special Olympics longstanding employee, Renee Dease, recounts her time working with Eunice Kennedy Shriver and how she witnessed the beginnings of inclusive health opportunities for millions.
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This is an excerpt from the article titled Watch Special Olympics Athlete Get Surprised by Montell Jordan with News She'll Compete at USA Games published by People.com.
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