Employment

Two videos highlight the Athlete Leadership programming work that Special Olympics offers.
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Special Olympics Great Britain is launching first online art business led by Special Olympics athlete, leader and artist Niall Guite.
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Like many people with intellectual disabilities, Yin Hao dreams of having a good job. But jobs can be hard to find—and job training can also be tough to find. Luckily, there is a visionary special coffee shop, located near Yin's school in Shanghai. It's called The Dream Workshop.
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Surrounded by the magnificent architecture showcased at the White House, Danielle Liebl was experiencing a life-changing event.
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Oana Rotar, a 29-year-old athlete with Special Olympics Romania, made history earlier this year when she became the first woman with Down syndrome to be employed in the country’s public administration.
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Family members reflect on how Special Olympics improved Betty Sue and her family's lives.
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Champions of Inclusion contribute to a more dignified, just and inclusive world for people with intellectual disabilities (ID), celebrating the strength of a world where we all enjoy the same rights.
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Thanks to his talent and hard work, Joshua turned a temp job into a permanent contract—working for Ajax Football Club!
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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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Josh is both an athlete and athlete leader, who’s also a member of his state Special Olympics Board.
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