Autism

A photo of the Dayas-Tokoto family.
Discover how Special Olympics Unified Sports created a positive change in their son’s life.
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Haseeb Abbasi
Sargent Shriver International Global Messenger from Special Olympics Pakistan
Family of 8 standing together for a photo, Sesame Street's Elmo is standing behind the family.
Special Olympics volunteers Dr. Dindo Astom and Dr. Arlyn Astom found a way to make a difference for people with intellectual disabilities...
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Male singer playing the piano on the left, male singer on the right along with female assistant speaking into the microphone.
Kodi Lee, a singer and musician from Irvine, CA who is blind and has autism, took to the America’s Got Talent stage on Tuesday, 28 May. Initially, the judges didn’t know what to think...
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Sign announcing quiet hour at the supermarket.
On Friday, I was doing my rounds at the local shops when I noticed a sign. It said that there will be a quiet hour from 3-4 for people who have Autism.
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renee manfredi smiling
Renee Manfredi is a leader, athlete, singer and master of four languages who just happens to have autism.
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Spencer Roberson with a female both giving a thumbs up.
An internationally recognized day on 2 April every year to raise awareness about people with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Learn more and read stories about Autism.
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Daniel Smrokowski and Nancy and Joel Seiboldt
Parent Interview: Nancy and Joel Seiboldt—daughter Grace is a Special Olympics USA swimmer who has won gold at World Games.
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Grace Seiboldt standing outside on a sunny day and smiling with her medals around her neck.
Grace won three medals at the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games, including gold in swimming.
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Brittany Tagliareni
Brittany didn't say her first word until she was 6; but these days, she communicates power and assurance—through sports.
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