Autism

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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A Unified Robotics competitor puts the finishing touches on her robot.
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.
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Kalin Bennett standing in the gymnasium looking off into the distance with a smile on his face. He's in a black Nike hoodie; blue bleachers and stairs are in the background.
The first student-athlete with autism recruited to play for a NCAA Division 1 basketball team.
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