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East Asia

My Journey with Special Olympics – Zhichen’s Story

An athlete in Chinese Taipei shares how Special Olympics changed his life.
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The UPS Foundation Progresses Inclusion for People with Intellectual Disabilities with US $92K Grant to Special Olympics in Asia

In a world where the need for inclusion is increasingly urgent, The UPS Foundation has pledged US$92K to support Special Olympics Young Athletes programming.
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SOEA Coaches Continue Important Work Around their Region to Build Inclusion

Coach Jiang Jianqiang talks about his journey to grow physical education and sport at the special education school he works at in Guangdong Province, China.
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SOEA Special Education Coach Shares their experience as a coach with Special Olympics / 特奥东亚区特殊教育学校的教练分享特奥教练经验

Special Olympics Asia Pacific coach, Peng Shaojian, details his experience of being a coach at a special education school in China, sharing how by becoming a better coach himself, he can be better equipped to help the athletes and students he coaches.
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Special Olympics Announces New Rosemary Collaboratory Initiative to Help Strengthen Health Systems to Include those with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Rosemary Kennedy inspired Eunice Kennedy Shriver to found Special Olympics, and Special Olympics is excited to further honor her memory with the newly launched Rosemary Collaboratory.
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Schools Should Boost Inclusion of Students With Disabilities, Special Olympics Leader Says

The following is an excerpt from Education Week’s article, Schools Should Boost Inclusion of Students With Disabilities, Special Olympics Leader Says.
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Mary Davis Interviewed by Macau Daily Times

Special Olympics CEO Mary Davis was recently interviewed for a Macau Daily Times.
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Join Special Olympics and Celebrate ICCE Global Coaches Day

Today, 25 September, Special Olympics recognizes and celebrates its coaches around the world for their efforts in teaching and encouraging athletes through sport and continuing to grow the movement of inclusion!
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