Inclusion

Join us as we share stories about how our athletes are coming together to demand a more inclusive world. #InclusionRevolution
European Football Week 2020 cards featuring Joe McKenzie, David Evangelista, and Suzanne van den Einden
Football star Seamus Coleman backs campaign to support players during Covid-19 crisis.
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Adedamola and his sister Princess on stage at the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015 welcome ceremony.
Adedamola Roberts, 5 times Special Olympics Gold medallist in swimming, shared his thoughts on having a sense of purpose, identify and value in The Guardian Nigeria.
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Mohammed Mounir illustrated story.
How the Coach’s lifetime commitment to promote tolerance and acceptance is changing the worldview of athletes with intellectual disabilities.
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Illustration of Loretta with text that reads: Top of [HER] Game. | Special Guest Loretta Claiborne | SNONE SNNOW
In an interview for Top of HER Game on Sportsnet, Loretta Clairborne, Special Olympics Board of Directors Vice Chair, recounted her journey from being ignored in school to becoming the voice of millions of Special Olympics athletes.
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Katie Day Special Olympics Great Britain athlete leader and Michelle Carney, Special Olympics Great Britain C.E.O.
Register now to watch Special Olympics Great Britain’s Katie Day (athlete leader) and Michelle Carney (C.E.O.) participation at the Dial Global Virtual Summit on diversity and inclusion.
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Daniel Smrokowski sitting at a round table with his podcast equipment in front of him.
Special Olympics Chief Marketing, Development & Communications Officer Kelli Seely was recently a guest on the FUTRSPRT podcast to discuss the Special Olympics’ collaboration with Pandora called the Special Olympics Champions playlist. She also discussed keeping athletes fit and engaged during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
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Multiple images of zoom meeting attendees.
For the first time ever in Latin America, gamers with intellectual disabilities played alongside influencers, athletes and professional gamers in a Unified eSports tournament held on 30 July 2020 as a fundraiser for Special Olympics Chile. The teams competed in two FIFA 20 matches and attracted media, sponsor and influencer attention.
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Daniel interviewing Apolo Ohno
“Just like in the Olympics and just like right now, we have to get back up, we have to throw ourselves towards the finish line and we have to continuously keep adapting and reinventing ourselves.”
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Screenshot of the Online Learning Ports homepage.
After many months of work, Special Olympics is bursting with excitement to share that our online coach education courses are now available in even more global languages.
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The Landscapes with Naveh Elder Welcomes ESPN | Special Olympics: Athletes with a disability, diversity and Inclusion | Wokie Daboh, Kate Jackson, and John Papa; images of the speakers are included under each persons name.
Special Olympics has come a long way since 1968 and now it goes beyond just sports. In the past two weeks, the Landscape Podcast, a series of episodes highlighting people, programs and businesses changing the landscape for individuals with any type of disability, has focused on Special Olympics and ESPN.
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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.