David Egan

Special Olympics Athlete Publishes New Book
David Egan has travelled the world as a Special Olympics athlete, advocate and public speaker. Now, the former Special Olympics Sargent Shriver International Global Messenger has written about his life and unique perspective in a book titled More Alike Than Different: My Life with Down Syndrome.
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David Egan stands next to a SourceAmerica sign at the 2018 USA Games in Seattle.
Exemplifying the spirit of the Delivering Jobs campaign, the launch on 22 October 2019 was a truly collaborative effort between Autism Speaks, Best Buddies, and Special Olympics in partnership with the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF).
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David Egan testifying, speaking into a microphone. Two officials are to his left, a male and female both dressed in business suits.
During Down Syndrome Awareness Month—and every month—Special Olympics athletes like David Egan are banishing myths and leading the way to inclusion.
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David Egan
David Egan has always dreamed big. Learn how he is changing attitudes toward people with intellectual disabilities.
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What's Up With Down Syndrome? Meet David Egan
David served as a Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. Foundation Public Policy Fellow, working with the powerful House Ways and Committee.