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Healthy Athletes

CBS Sports Radio host, JR Jackson spoke to Dr. Alicia Bazzano, Special Olympics Chief Health Officer about the benefits of sports, fitness and movement for people of all ages and abilities.
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The following is an excerpt from the article titled Special Olympics Puts a Special Focus on Health Care published by FanSided.
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The following is an excerpt from the article titled Special Olympics Athletes Can Explore a World of Captivating Health Resources with MyHealth, written by Special Olympics Global Health Communications, and published by Exceptional Parent Magazine.
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Twenty-three delegations from across Europe and beyond will gather from 13 – 18 May for the Special Olympics Malta Invitational Games.
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When Jad was born in Thailand and diagnosed with Down syndrome, his mother was overcome with sadness and disappointment.
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Everyone’s health needs should be included in the healthcare system, and people with intellectual disabilities deserve to have access to a healthcare environment that best addresses their specific health needs.
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Xu has always been ready to try—even if things get tough. He was born with cerebral palsy, so sometimes it took him a little longer to reach his growth milestones. But Xu, who was born in Inner Mongolia, didn't give up.
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Special Olympics MENA recognizes and celebrates champions of inclusion.
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) support work that improves the overall health and quality of life for people living with disabilities, including those with intellectual disabilities.
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Special Olympics is proud to be an inaugural partner of Mental Health Action Day and to promote Strong Minds tools that can help athletes improve their emotional wellness.
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