Health

Mallory Morris in workout clothes and a t-shirt that reads: Team Kansas Special Olympics, is holding a sign that reads Hashtag Inclusive Health
Mallory Morris is a twenty-four year old Special Olympics who competes in volleyball, basketball, softball, and track and field in her hometown of Manhattan, Kansas.
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Golisano Institute, Fisher College, an athlete, and Special Olympics representatives pose for a group photo.
Tom Golisano, founder of the Golisano Foundation, is a long-time supporter of Special Olympics and its mission to creating inclusive health for people with intellectual disabilities.
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Special Olympics swimming athlete standing with her hands up celebrating wearing a black swim suite, goggles, cap, and her medal; she is standing in front of Special Olympics signage.
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Special Olympics Healthy Communities promoting awareness.
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James Pierce before and after emergency dental care.
James Pierce, a 42 year old Special Olympics athlete from Kentucky with Down syndrome, was recently referred to the Henry Hood medical center for care.
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Special Olympics Athletes, Hillary Kern in a pink Special Olympics hoodie smiling for a picture. Behind her are two Special Olympics Healthy Athletes posters hung on a tan wall.
The following submission comes from Special Olympics New Hampshire athlete Parker Thornton.
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Chicago Cubs Pitcher, Kyle Hendricks, stands with athletes and two Celebrity Sweat celebrities after participating in Yoga. Athletes are in shorts and a red shirt that reads Keep Calm and Live Unified and some of the athletes have medals around their necks. Kyle in all blue and white tights has a medal around his neck.
SO athlete Daniel Smrokowski, Chicago Cubs Kyle Hendricks and his wife Emma Hendricks shared their motivations and daily routines.
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Two SO Fit coaches in red shirts and black athletic bottoms, standing above athletes that are laying on the floor that are performing chest presses with light weights.
It is well documented that people with intellectual disabilities are less active than the general population.
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In the 1990s, Dr. Steve Perlman and Eunice Kennedy Shriver met to discuss the lack of access to health care for people with intellectual disabilities, who were often denied treatment.
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Dr Steven Perlman standing next to Special Olympics Athlete Dustin Plunkett with their arms around one antoher smiling
How important is it to get a second opinion? Ask any of the over 1.7 million athletes screened by the Special Olympics Health Program.
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2017 Golisano Global Health Leadership Award Honoree: Universidad Cientifica del Sur (FCS)
Universidad Cientifica del Sur – Escuela de Estomatología (FCS) is one of seven honorees of the 2017 Golisano Global Health Leadership Award. The university works in partnership with Special Olympics Peru.
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