Inclusion

Join us as we share stories about how our athletes are coming together to demand a more inclusive world. #InclusionRevolution
Map of the World, showing Special Olympics Sports Partnerships Per region: 54 North America, 140 Latin America, 33 Middle East-North Africa, 93 Africa, 211 Europe Eurasia, 56 East Asia, 82 Asia Pacific.
This Olympic Day, Special Olympics celebrates the support of over 660 National Sport Federations and National Olympic Committees that help us bring the transformational power of sport to people with and without intellectual disabilities around the globe!
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Johannes standing next to a metal sign of the Special Olympics with his arms up in celebration and smiling.
24 years ago, Helen Cheong struggled to accept the news that her son Johannes was going to be born with Down Syndrome.
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PGA Golf Player on stage looking at his mobile phone and talking to an athlete. Audience member can be seen making a video.
A few months ago, Special Olympics Arizona golfer Amy Bockerstette became the sweetheart of the PGA tour when she made par with PGA champs Gary Woodland and Matt Kuchar on the 16th hole at the Waste Management Phoenix Open.
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Nyasha Derera at the United Nations
During the 12th Session of the UN Conference of States Parties to the CRPD, Special Olympics Zimbabwe athlete Nyasha Derera shared his personal story of exclusion. #choosetoinclude
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Aloysia, a young woman wearing glasses , a purple blazer, gray shirt, and big smile standing in front of a garden wall.
We have so much to learn from one another.
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A group of swimmers in open water. All swimmers have on yellow swim caps with numbers.
The Inaugural Washington DC Sharkfest Swim—taking place in Washington, D.C.'s National Harbor waters on June 23, 2019—is bringing three organizations together to host one fun and inclusive event.
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Six young adults on stage putting on a performance. The sign in the background reads Unified Champion Schools Distinction Awards.
Special Olympics Bharat Unified Champion Schools Recognition Presentation
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A photo of a hand holding a phone with the Sprout app activating.
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities gives people with intellectual disabilities (ID) the inalienable right to health care of the highest standards. In a similar vein, a person with ID is not inherently unhealthy.
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Athlete (in a USA jersey) on the court smiling as another player approaches him.
Looking back at Special Olympic's basketball star Matthew Millett's amazing full-court shot during the World Games in Abu Dhabi.
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Large group of people with text at the bottom that says "Be Unified".
Special Olympics is proud to recognize the impact of Leos & the Lions Club International Foundation in leading their communities through projects of social inclusion.
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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.