Health

Special Olympics athletes in Venezuela participated in an inclusive first aid training facilitated by their local Red Cross national society as part of the global collaboration aimed at building more inclusive practices.
Since 2013, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and Special Olympics Health have collaborated to ensure individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID) are included in all aspects of humanitarian action. One element of the partnership is training individuals with and without ID on first aid to help promote more inclusive health practices.
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Special Olympics athlete has her eyes tested and points to an eye test card.
“Athletes of determination” was the perfect theme for the 2019 Special Olympics World Games that took place in Abu Dhabi in March.
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Zadock Mavinda, a 16-year old, sits in his house during the Golisano Foundation's visit.
"Among one hundred women, only one woman will accept to take care of a child that is not hers and has intellectual disabilities..."
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Ann Costello, Executive Director of the Foundation Visits Kenya for the first time and meets with athletes and teachers
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Two presenters on stage speaking to an audience with America football and Special Olympics materials displayed on the stage.
Special Olympics Pennsylvania hosted a “Cities of Inclusion” Summit to create a vision for Philadelphia as an inclusive city. 
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Athlete is receiving an ear exam and having his hearing aids put on by a volunteer as a medical professional observes.
Special Olympics and Starkey Hearing Foundation Partnership Brings the Gift of Hearing to World Games Athletes.
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a man with examination gloves on is performing a test while athletes and other individuals watch under an outdoor tent.
How important is it to get a second opinion? Ask any of the athletes who have received a health screening from Special Olympics. To date, Special Olympics has conducted more than 2.3 million throughout the world.
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A young boy on the left hold a mother figures hand; a young girl with crutches dressed in floral and pink in the center; a young man with two canes standing and smiling.
Around the world, there are one billion people who live with disabilities. Currently, the global health community is working toward two, ambitious goals for 2030.
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Six people on a set standing around a table with food.
Los Angeles-based Unified Schools teammates, Diego Salazar and Iantha Kahn, served up some savory salads with Mara Sampo’ and Chef Massimo Denaro from Sfixio in Beverly Hills during the “Special Olympics Live” stream-a-thon.
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Two representatives show a group of individuals instructions in a gymnasium.
If you thought 586,000 square miles—the land surface of Alaska—could slow down Darci Owens, you were wrong.
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