Inclusive Health

Athlete receiving hugs and kisses from two adult mother figures.
As you care for your loved ones, remember to care for yourself, especially during stressful times.
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World Health Day
Special Olympics athletes from around the world thank our healthcare workers for their tireless efforts to keep us all safe!
Sofia Storling and Cyril Lamalle celebrate at the medal ceremony for the Alpine Skiing competition.
Could World Health Day 2020 mark a milestone in global health history? Perhaps, but not in the way that one might immediately imagine.
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Athlete doing crunches on a yoga mat inside.
In August 2013, the United Nations proclaimed 6 April to be the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace. It is a global day to recognize “the positive influence that sport can have on the advancement of human rights, and social and economic development.”
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Vince shows his muscles.
Vince Egan, a 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games gold medal winner in alpine skiing from Colorado, competes in five Special Olympics sports and coaches youth basketball.
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Hillary smiling at an indoor swimming pool.
For Autism Awareness Month, we get fitness advice and tips from a wise Health Messenger.
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School of Strength Athletes pose with WWE Superstar Becky Lynch
On 25 March, NBC’s TODAY Show hosts Al Roker and Craig Melvin featured the brand new Special Olympics School of Strength fitness campaign in a new segment called #UpliftTODAY, designed to spread positivity.
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School of Strength Athletes pose with WWE Superstar Becky Lynch
Partners with WWE Superstar Becky Lynch to Develop Series of Peer-Led Workout Videos to Inspire Year-Round Fitness
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Group of athletes standing together holding the WWE championship belt
The mere mention of the word “bootcamp” can strike fear in the hearts of many. Yet for others, it conjures up the idea of strength, which is exactly what inclusive bootcamp instructor Beth Donahue wants her class to develop.
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Young athlete is given an eye exam by a volunteer while another athlete watches.
The first-ever Pan African Games provided a one of a kind experience, including in Healthy Athletes, with 1845 screenings in just 5 days!
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