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What We Do
Special Olympics supports over 4 million athletes, coaches, and volunteers with 32 Olympic-type sports.
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Local and international year-round sports training and athletic competitions.
Improving the health and well-being of people with intellectual disabilities.
Empowering youth and educators to be leaders of change to create a more inclusive world.
Unleashing leadership potential in people of all abilities.
The Revolution Is Inclusion
A peaceful campaign to end discrimination of people with intellectual disabilities.
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Inclusion Revolution Radio
Inclusion Revolution Radio episodes drop every other Friday at 10am ET. The athlete-led podcast wants to know: what does inclusion mean to you?
USA Games 2022
5 – 12 June 2022 in Orlando, FL USA
Unified Cup 2022
31 July – 6 August 2022 in Detroit, MI USA
17 – 25 June 2023 in Berlin, Germany
Host an Event
Learn more about hosing an international Special Olympics event.
2022 USA Games
The Special Olympics USA Games Orlando 2022 unites 5,000+ athletes and coaches from 50 states and the Caribbean—and celebrates all abilities! #ShineAsOne
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Ken: Making a Better World
Through Unified Leadership, we are bringing people together to learn from each other & build a more inclusive world.
Gaining Confidence with Micheline
In finding inclusion, Micheline also found confidence and independence.
Wilson: Creating Change
By experiencing inclusion in his workplace, Wilson has seen how important it is that we learn from each other.
Jasmine Explains Acceptance
Inclusion brings out the best in everyone by allowing us to accept people for who they are.
Brightfield: A Role Model for Inclusion
For years, Brightfield was left out of his community because he seemed different. Through inclusion, he became a role model anyone would get behind!
Meet Nada: Athlete, Coach, Leader
Through inclusion, Nada has been able to channel her passion for sports and turn it into her career. As a member of the workforce, she now has influence in her community.
It’s Been a Year of Inclusion for Julio
Julio shows that all over the world, people with intellectual disabilities are chipping away at societal barriers and showing what they bring to the table.
Make Inclusion Your Resolution!
For us, 2019 has been about bringing people with and without intellectual disabilities together. As we look to 2020, help us continue our work towards building an inclusive world.