Inclusion

Join us as we share stories about how our athletes are coming together to demand a more inclusive world. #InclusionRevolution
Loretta Claiborne (black and white studio photo)
In response to protests across the U.S. supporting social justice for African Americans
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Screen shots of the Scoor je PR! app.
Not knowing the disruption and destruction that the Coronavirus was to cause, in late 2019, the Special Olympics Netherlands team began developing an app to support athletes to stay fit and healthy at home.
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Two girls sitting side by side taking a selfie.
Global Accessibility Awareness Day recognizes the need to make digital tools and information available to people of all abilities. Digital accessibility is more important than ever to keep people informed, connected and active during these uncertain times due to the effects of the COVID-19 virus.
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Group photo of the, "Down the Road. Aventura" reality show.
Ahead of the Special Olympics Sweden Invitational Games 2020, a few lucky athletes from Romania embarked on the journey of a lifetime. They became the stars of Down the Road. Aventura, an adventure reality TV programme hosted by well-known Romanian TV personality Mircea Radu.
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Athletes signing a document.
The sporting achievements of 10 Special Olympics Serbia athletes in 2019 have been recognised by the Ministry of Youth and Sports with 10 stipends totalling over $110,000.
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Facebook & Instagram Graduation 2020
On May 15th, Facebook and Instagram streamed a 2-hour #Graduation2020 celebration that featured commencement addresses by names such as Oprah Winfrey, Awkwafina, Jennifer Garner, Lil Nas X, Simone Biles, and more.
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Three athletes sitting on a platform working out.
Amidst the COVID-19 crisis, athletes across the Europe Eurasia region have been looking for ways to keep active and stay connected to their communities.
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Image in blue and purple that reads: Staying fit at home BINGO | Special Olympics Health - Made possible by Golisano Foundation & Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Staying Fit at Home can be FUN with BINGO! The board is filled with links to workouts and other exciting activities. Each week, we challenge you to fill out the ENTIRE board and have fun while doing it.
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Francis Mauro, Special Olympics Gibraltar runner, running through the Abu Dhabi desert.
Special Olympics Gibraltar athlete Francis Mauro has courageously volunteered to continue working as a Messenger on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis at a hospital in Gibraltar.
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Loretta Claiborne, Special Olympics Board of Directors Vice Chair and Chief Inspiration Officer
Loretta Claiborne was born the middle of seven children in a poor, single-parent family in York, Pennsylvania. Partially blind and with intellectual disabilities, she was unable to walk or talk until four-years-old. Today, Claiborne is an accomplished athlete, motivational speaker, member of the Special Olympics International Board of Directors, and Chief Inspiration Officer for Special Olympics.
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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.