Down Syndrome

Professional head shot of Cole smiling wearing a burgundy polo.
Cole Sibus is putting his teamwork and endurance skills to good use as one of the stars on the new, ABC hit television show, Stumptown.
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Brina Kei Maxino - We Matter, Too
As a unified generation, let us stand together and declare that all people matter.
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Zack and Shia standing in the water (up to their ankles) next to a small boat.
“The Peanut Butter Falcon” opens to wide release across the U.S. this weekend. The executive producer team includes Special Olympics Chairman Dr. Timothy Shriver.
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Johannes standing next to a metal sign of the Special Olympics with his arms up in celebration and smiling.
24 years ago, Helen Cheong struggled to accept the news that her son Johannes was going to be born with Down Syndrome.
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Aloysia, a young woman wearing glasses , a purple blazer, gray shirt, and big smile standing in front of a garden wall.
We have so much to learn from one another.
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Nakorn running on the track during an athletes competition. He has on a brightly colored tank top, blue shorts, and black spandex.
‘Getting on with it’ is my motto to survive in life.
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Milton Rosen the Rocks rock
Milton Rosen, a Special Olympics athlete, formed a close bond with Dwayne Johnson during their childhood.
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Brothers Evan and Jay sitting side by side being interviewed.
Evan and Jay are not only brothers, they are Unified basketball teammates at Ponaganset High School, a Unified Champion School.
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Ben from team US standing in front of other athletes, spectators, and fans smiling for a photo op.
People with intellectual disabilities (ID) are accomplishing more than anyone ever thought possible, as Special Olympics athletes prove every day around the world.
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