Intellectual Disability

Though she's since learned that a distant aunt was once a participant in Special Olympics, Röhm tells Yahoo Life that what drew her to the movement and its year-round programs was both its empowerment of athletes with intellectual disabilities and its guiding principles.
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Special Olympics hosted Dr. Rachel Levine, Assistant Secretary for Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for a Q&A on the COVID-19 vaccine.
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Special Olympics UAE, Special Olympics Kuwait Sign MoU in preparation for World Winter Games Kazan 2023.
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Special Olympics Mauritius athlete, Eddy Capdor, will compete in track and field during the Paralympic Games in long jump.
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Special Olympics Asia Pacific celebrates young athletes in a new campaign.
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USA TODAY honored Special Olympics Massachusetts athlete, Jake Blatnica, rising Junior at Natick High School, Natick, MA, as Special Olympics Athlete of the Year which is part of their USA TODAY High School Sports Awards.
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MLB star, Kyle Freeland, speaks about his advocacy for Special Olympics and auction for special glove.
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Ben Haack served for 9 years on the Board of his local Program, Special Olympics Australia. We asked him to share his advice for young Athlete Leaders in Africa Region wanting to do the same.
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The National Recreation and Park Association outlines strategies to address the inclusion and access to sports for all youth, and calls attention to strategies employed by Special Olympics in this article.
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An article from Youth Today discusses why individuals with intellectual disabilities are more likely to be overweight, and how Special Olympics data and resources are changing that.
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