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.
During the week of July 15–20 as our Special Olympics movement celebrates a Global Week of Inclusion, I would like to share with you how I will be showcasing inclusion and “celebrate togetherness.”3 Min Read
To celebrate inclusion in my life, I was able to take part in some really fun events during the Global Week of Inclusion!2 Min Read
SHAPE America and Special Olympics sign Memorandum of Understanding to Formalize Longstanding Partnership
In Sioux Falls, South Dakota on 31 July 2019 SHAPE America (Society of Health and Physical Educators) and Special Olympics have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to formalize a partnership that has been in effect for over 50 years.2 Min Read
Kenmore Middle School was recognized on April 12th, as a top-five Special Olympics Unified Champion School, becoming the first middle school to receive the honor for embracing togetherness.1 Min Read
For one week every year, Gothenburg, Sweden is consumed by football fever as the Gothia Cup takes hold of the city—and the Gothia Special Olympics Trophy is right at the heart of it!3 Min Read