Leadership

Hanna Joy Atkinson standing in front of a evergreen tree smiling and has on a red Sargent Shriver International Global Messenger polo.
Blurb: Studies show that roughly 80% of people are nervous about speaking in front of an audience.
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Nyasha in a red polo speaking to the camera during the filming of an instructional video.
Special Olympics athletes have skills and abilities beyond sports. In a new Expert Tip video series, athletes share their know-how on a range of helpful and popular topics.
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Group of sorts persons putting their hands together in a circular huddle.
On 22 October, Autism Speaks, Best Buddies and Special Olympics, in partnership with the Entertainment Industry Foundation, announced the launch of Delivering Jobs, an inclusion campaign designed to create pathways to one million employment and leadership opportunities for people with autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy and other intellectual and developmental differences by 2025.
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Two women sit among a group of children all wearing matching blue t-shirts.
Katelyn Garbin from Oslo, Norway has grown from a talented young Special Olympics gymnast into Head Coach of the Norwegian Rhythmic Gymnastics team.
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Proper Hand Washing Techniques
Special Olympics athletes have skills and abilities beyond sports. In a new Expert Tip video series, athletes share their know-how on a range of helpful and popular topics.
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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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Cindy Bentley smiling; she has on a colorful floral patterned shirt.
Cindy is a born leader, though that may not have been obvious at first. She was born with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, cerebral palsy and intellectual disability.
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Loretta stands at a podium and smiles at the crowd.
“I developed an anger inside of myself. But my saving grace was this thing that I wanted to be an athlete. And there was this thing called “Special Olympics.” With these words, Loretta Claiborne summarized what had made all the difference in her life.
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Daina Shilts and ESPN’s Kevin Neghandhi on set at ESPN.
In a Fortune Magazine Op-Ed titled, ‘Diversity and Inclusion Is Meaningless If People With Intellectual Disabilities Are Left Out,’ Special Olympics CEO Mary Davis shared the concept of Unified Leadership.
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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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