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“It’s important to recognize that they may not accomplish growth or success in the same manner as many do, but our differently abled children will still accomplish remarkable milestones and pursue life goals!”
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Special Olympics volunteers and coaches get together to develop their badminton knowledge and expertise.
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Recent WHO report shows that while some progress has been made in recent years, the world is still far from realizing the health rights for many persons with intellectual disabilities. Read more about the Special Olympics contributions to the recommendations of the report.
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A National Youth Leadership Summit in India motivates youth of all abilities to be leaders in their communities.
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Celebrating the 2022 Global Golisano Health Leadership Awards with Kelsey Nicole Nelson and the trailblazers of inclusive health.
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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 video named winner in 2022 Sharecare Awards in Disruptors in Healthcare Category
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On September 28, the Biden-Harris Administration hosted the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health, and released a National Strategy with actions the federal government will take to drive solutions to these challenges.
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Dominique DeHerrera may be undersized, but her size doesn’t hold her back on the soccer pitch. Having played the sport since the age of four, the now 20-year-old DeHerrera gets to show her athletic ability and intense competitive spirit at the forward position. Her fierce and mighty style of play has created opportunities that only a select few get to experience.
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The White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health on September 28, 2022, announced a national strategy to end hunger, reduce diet-related diseases by improving healthy eating and physical activity, and eliminate disparities surrounding them by 2030.
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