These stories are about the power of Special Olympics to inspire hope, confidence and courage. Special Olympics changes the lives of our athletes with intellectual disabilities but also our coaches, families, volunteers and others who have the opportunity to take part.
With the recent addition of 22 nations, the upcoming Abu Dhabi Special Olympics World Games will be hosting the largest amount of nations in history.1 Min Read
The Special Olympics Unified Robotics competition, held in Seattle, Washington on November 18th, encourages students with special needs who are interested in engineering to display their talents while continually emphasizing inclusion and awareness in STEM.1 Min Read
Kalin Bennett is an incoming student to Kent State University recruited to play for the university’s NCAA Division 1 basketball team. It will make him the first student-athlete with autism recruited to play for the school.1 Min Read
Operation Safeguard, a new initiative to advance and strengthen the protection of people with intellectual disabilities from physical and sexual abuse.1 Min Read