Healthy Hearing

Often, people with intellectual disabilities may not be able to express their symptoms or health problems as well as those without ID. This can lead to missed medical diagnoses, with potentially serious consequences.
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As local students made their way to lectures, athletes competing in the Special Olympics Sweden Invitational Games 2020 participated in free health screenings through the Special Olympics Healthy Athletes programme.
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Dr. Timothy Shriver represented Special Olympics at the CDC Public Health Grand Rounds in Atlanta on 15 October—a monthly scientific presentation featuring the important work that CDC is doing in the United States and around the world to protect people and save lives.
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Special Olympics and Starkey Hearing Foundation Partnership Brings the Gift of Hearing to World Games Athletes.
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Special Olympics and Starkey Hearing Foundation Partnership Bring the Gift of Hearing to World Games Athletes.
Rincy Biju and Jyothi A. participated for the first time at the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019, the world's largest sports event for athletes with intellectual disabilities.
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Ecuadorian athlete Jacqueline Gilces starred in one of the most emotional moments of the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019.
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For the first time in his life, he could hear the aura of a crowd. Fans from all over the world cheering him on.
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Football Player Fitted for Hearing Aids at Special Olympics World Games
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At age 31, Mame Ndiagne Ndiaye, an athlete from Special Olympics Senegal, hears his is the first time.