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“Unified Champion Schools are not the only path to social inclusion. But the model is tested, effective and ready to use. For the global community, always ready to talk but often slow to act, they are a way to finally get serious about a commitment to justice.”
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Tim Shriver's Op-Ed in Euronews: To build inclusive classrooms, let young people with intellectual disabilities take the lead
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Special Olympics Chief, Global Youth and Education, Dr. Jacqueline Jodl, writes, “As policymakers and education leaders attempt to triage the challenges faced by young people in the aftermath of the pandemic, they should consider prioritizing the principles of social inclusion—improving the terms on which individuals and groups take part in society.”
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Athletes, siblings, and youth leaders held the first-ever joined Regional Youth Leadership Summit and Athlete Congress in Johannesburg - the first summit held in the Africa Region since 2019.
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Special Olympics volunteers and coaches get together to develop their badminton knowledge and expertise.
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A look back on the 2022 Special Olympics Coach Webinar Series, presented by Gallagher.
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Special Olympics Unified Sports® received national attention through a feature from Education Week, the nation’s most trusted resource for K-12 education news and information.
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The partnership allows The Daily Mile and Special Olympics to collaborate to offer trainings and share resources that promote physical activity, social and emotional learning, and health promotion year-round.
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Special Olympics is featured in a Back-to-School article in Exceptional Parent Magazine.
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A high-school student at a Unified School in Senegal shares the impact Special Olympics programming has made on her cousin with Down syndrome.
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