Inclusion

Join us as we share stories about how our athletes are coming together to demand a more inclusive world. #InclusionRevolution
Anna McDougal showing off her medal with excitement.
No other organized event in the world has the emotional and social impact of the Special Olympics World Games
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First photo: A woman in a colourful top smiles at the camera and holds up a parcel wrapped in blue paper with flowers. There are spools of ribbon and wrapping paper in the background. Second photo: A woman wearing sunglasses, a t-shirt and a skirt swings her tennis racket towards a tennis ball. She is standing on a blue tennis court.
She’s a gift-shop assistant, a nursing-home volunteer—and a Special Olympics gold medallist!
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Photo 1: A man standing in a kitchen wearing an apron and medals around his neck smiles at the camera. Photo 2: A man wearing sunglasses, a baseball cap, t-shirt and shorts swings his tennis racket with a crowd of spectators in the  background.
Thanks to his talent and hard work, Joshua turned a temp job into a permanent contract—working for Ajax Football Club!
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Woman standing in from of a group of people giving a presentation and holding a Special Olympics football.
I have been a volunteer with Special Olympics for more than two years now. As a youth leader, I work closely with the athletes of Special Olympics to advocate for a more inclusive society in India and around the world. The life lessons I’ve learned in the course of this journey have been invaluable.
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David Egan stands next to a SourceAmerica sign at the 2018 USA Games in Seattle.
Exemplifying the spirit of the Delivering Jobs campaign, the launch on 22 October 2019 was a truly collaborative effort between Autism Speaks, Best Buddies, and Special Olympics in partnership with the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF).
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Alia and Tim Shriver pose for a photo together.
“I Can Cookies” – baked with love!
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Unified group standing together for a group photo.
ESPN’s Around The Horn Host Tony Reali attends Generation Unified 2019 in Washington, DC with Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools locations and activities.
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Daniel swimming on the left and Daniel posing in front of a microphone on the right smiling.
Daniel says, “Creating inclusive workplaces is one of the best parts that I enjoy about working at Goodwill.”
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Group of sorts persons putting their hands together in a circular huddle.
On 22 October, Autism Speaks, Best Buddies and Special Olympics, in partnership with the Entertainment Industry Foundation, announced the launch of Delivering Jobs, an inclusion campaign designed to create pathways to one million employment and leadership opportunities for people with autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy and other intellectual and developmental differences by 2025.
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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.