Intellectual Disability

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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Brina Kei Maxino - We Matter, Too
As a unified generation, let us stand together and declare that all people matter.
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A photo of the Dayas-Tokoto family.
Discover how Special Olympics Unified Sports created a positive change in their son’s life.
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Haseeb Abbasi
Sargent Shriver International Global Messenger from Special Olympics Pakistan
Zack and Shia standing in the water (up to their ankles) next to a small boat.
“The Peanut Butter Falcon” opens to wide release across the U.S. this weekend. The executive producer team includes Special Olympics Chairman Dr. Timothy Shriver.
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Johannes standing next to a metal sign of the Special Olympics with his arms up in celebration and smiling.
24 years ago, Helen Cheong struggled to accept the news that her son Johannes was going to be born with Down Syndrome.
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Family of 8 standing together for a photo, Sesame Street's Elmo is standing behind the family.
Special Olympics volunteers Dr. Dindo Astom and Dr. Arlyn Astom found a way to make a difference for people with intellectual disabilities...
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Aloysia, a young woman wearing glasses , a purple blazer, gray shirt, and big smile standing in front of a garden wall.
We have so much to learn from one another.
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Male singer playing the piano on the left, male singer on the right along with female assistant speaking into the microphone.
Kodi Lee, a singer and musician from Irvine, CA who is blind and has autism, took to the America’s Got Talent stage on Tuesday, 28 May. Initially, the judges didn’t know what to think...
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