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Benjamin Collins

Agents Of Inclusion: Episode Twenty-Two

JR is joined by long-time Special Olympics Maryland and Special Olympics employee Ben Collins. They talk about inspiration and how to inspire others every day.

There’s Always Something to be Happy About

Special Olympics Specialist in Brand, Communications, and Content and Special Olympics Maryland athlete Ben Collins shared his thoughts about International Day of Happiness.
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Special Olympics Athletes Employed by Special Olympics Programs Strive for Inclusion in the Workforce

Employment stories come in all categories, with each story reflecting a unique perspective and journey to getting that job. For people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, it is not always an easy journey to employment.
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Good Friends

Athlete Ben Collins interviews friend and Unified Youth Leadership pair for International Day of Friendship.
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Welcome to My World with Ben Collins, Special Olympics Athlete and Operations Specialist

Special Olympics Operations Specialist Ben Collins Talks with Dr. Andreas Heinecke, founder of Dialogue in the Dark, on World Sight Day 2020
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Changing the World One Crosswalk at a Time

This winter, Benjamin Collins noticed something troubling on his way to work. The Special Olympics athlete and Operations Specialist at the organization’s headquarters couldn’t hear the countdown beeps and verbal cues at the crosswalks on L Streets between 18th and 19th in Washington, D.C.
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My Life Being Visually Impaired

I have been working at Special Olympics International in Washington, D.C. for 26 years, and I work in the Branding, Communications, and Content Department.
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