Inclusion

Join us as we share stories about how our athletes are coming together to demand a more inclusive world. #InclusionRevolution
Tajha dribbling the basketball on a court. Other athletes are behind and in front of her.
Tajha’s tough times have motivated her; now, she’s motivating others.
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Erick Ender with Special Olympics Panama athletes and representatives in a group.
Youth from various schools in Panama, participants of the TalenPro Project, created by renowned singer-songwriter and Special Olympics Global Ambassador Erika Ender, took part in fun afternoon of Unified Sports with athletes from Special Olympics Panama.
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Savyna smiling wearing a shirt that reads, "Be a good human" and holding a sign that reads, "Choose to Include."
Our 1.5 million volunteers are the backbone of the Special Olympics movement.
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Role Model & Advocate: Meet Nyasha
In his youth, Nyasha wasn’t accepted or included... even by his own family and community. Today, he is a strong role model to people with ID—and without ID. His dream job is to become a global advocate for inclusion.
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Rising Above Life’s Challenges: Meet Brightfield
Every day, young people like Brightfield are bullied, due to their intellectual disabilities. Despite challenges, Bright has grown up to be a talented motivational speaker, graphic designer and photographer. Meet Brightfield.
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Split image of Danielle with credentials around her neck and a head shot of her smiling.
Danielle pushed beyond any low expectations—far beyond.
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Professional head shot of Cole smiling wearing a burgundy polo.
Cole Sibus is putting his teamwork and endurance skills to good use as one of the stars on the new, ABC hit television show, Stumptown.
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Shrey Kadian puts his fist in the air while in the middle of a crowd.
I did not speak until I was 7. According to my parents, I spoke only a few words when I was a toddler; but after that, I just stopped talking.
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From Student to Teacher: Meet Clari
All her life, Clari has been leading the way to inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities—in schools, in sports and in the workplace!
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A Born Leader: Meet Cindy
Cindy is a Special Olympics athlete who learned to set, reach and exceed her goals through sports. She brings that same determination to the workplace, as she leads an advocacy group for people with intellectual disabilities.
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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.