Inclusion

Join us as we share stories about how our athletes are coming together to demand a more inclusive world. #InclusionRevolution
Female players stand in circle with hands in air.
More than 200 delegates from 12 countries took part in the inaugural Special Olympics International Football Championship held in Chennai, from 3 August to 6 August 2019.
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Max interviewing Diego and Iantha in a corridor at Warren high school.
Warren High School was honored as an ESPN Top 5 Unified Champion School in February of 2019. A Special Olympics Unified Champion School receiving national banner recognition has met the 10 standards of excellence in the areas of Special Olympics Unified Sports®, Inclusive Youth Leadership, Whole School Engagement, and Program Sustainability. Recently, Warren students Iantha Khan and Diego Salazar hosted actor Max Carver at Warren and explained what going to a Unified Champion School in the US is all about.
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A group of 13 athletes and representatives standing an kneeling in two rows outside.
Around the world, Youth Leaders with and without intellectual disabilities are leading community-based projects for inclusion. Paola and Maria, two Special Olympics youth leaders from El Salvador, share their experiences working together to create change.
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A group of 6 young adults and Rowan and EPSN representatives stand under a Rowan University Unified Champion Schools banner in a gymnasium.
Rowan University was recognized as a top-five Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools®. Rowan was the first in New Jersey and one of the original collegiate programs in the country to embrace togetherness in sports and education.
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Daniel captures the scenery of New York while on the Brooklyn Bridge with his mother.
During the week of July 15–20 as our Special Olympics movement celebrates a Global Week of Inclusion, I would like to share with you how I will be showcasing inclusion and “celebrate togetherness.”
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Renee’s magical 50th Year Anniversary Celebration leaves a lasting memory.
As the Global Week of Inclusion began I thought, "what does inclusion really mean, what does it really look like?"
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Hanna standing next to a bride as the bride holds a bouquet and has her arm around Hanna's shoulder.
To celebrate inclusion in my life, I was able to take part in some really fun events during the Global Week of Inclusion!
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Group of students and faculty standing in two rows in the gymnasium next to Unified Champion School signage.
Kenmore Middle School was recognized on April 12th, as a top-five Special Olympics Unified Champion School, becoming the first middle school to receive the honor for embracing togetherness.
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As we move forward, we need to know you’re with us. Be a revolutionary and help end discrimination against people with Intellectual Disabilities.