Asia Pacific

Celebrating Fathers
Special Olympics is grateful for the participation and support of fathers all over the globe. Fathers who are athletes, fans, coaches, volunteers, staff and cheerleaders help make this movement so special.
Jasmine stands on the stage with a microphone in her hand.
One of my teachers said that through art I could communicate with my fellow students. When we would have art classes I felt relaxed and included.
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Ratna Mohd Zain, her daughter Nadhrah and Coach JC.
Ratna Mohd Zain’s daughter Nadhrah is a swimmer with Special Olympics Singapore. Ratna believes parents need to play their part to work in tandem with coaches to bring out the best in their children.
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Benjamin Haack standing outside wearing a shirt that reads, "Youth for Inclusion 2019"
This world right now is going through a once in a lifetime event, that has put us on the brink. Yet through that, a unique organisation has some very powerful yet simple messages coming from an even more unique group of people who have never been on the global radar.
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Girls playing basketball on a court.
On the United Nation’s International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, Special Olympics celebrates its partnership with the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation (Laureus).
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"It's Fantastic!"
Dr. Veenu Seth was introduced to inclusive health through her volunteer work in nutrition education and health promotion in the Asia-Pacific region. She saw its power among students with disabilities in India. She was amazed by the difference it makes!
Speed Skater in all black with a yellow helmet preparing to skate.
On 1 February 2020, 300 remarkable athletes from 20 different countries gathered in Åre and Östersund for the Special Olympics Sweden Invitational Games.
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Jasmine stands on the stage with a microphone in her hand.
Inclusion brings out the best in everyone by allowing us to accept people for who they are.
Ken Meilvin smiling and holding a torch.
For us, 2019 has been about bringing people with and without intellectual disabilities together. As we look to 2020, help us continue our work towards building an inclusive world.
Group of four men and 1 women stand together for a photo.
Close to 140 delegates from 7 countries took part in the Special Olympics Southeast Asia Unified 5-a-side Football Tournament held in Singapore, on 7 and 8 December 2019.
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