National Disability Employment Awareness Month
a chef showing an athlete how to cut a tomato.
David Egan stands next to a SourceAmerica sign at the 2018 USA Games in Seattle.
Exemplifying the spirit of the Delivering Jobs campaign, the launch on 22 October 2019 was a truly collaborative effort between Autism Speaks, Best Buddies, and Special Olympics in partnership with the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF).
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Daniel swimming on the left and Daniel posing in front of a microphone on the right smiling.
Daniel says, “Creating inclusive workplaces is one of the best parts that I enjoy about working at Goodwill.”
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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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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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RJ Nealon speaks at podium.
Ever since I was little, my dream was to work at ESPN. I always felt most comfortable in sports competition, it was my escape, my first love and a way to prove myself.
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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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Haseeb Abbasi
Sargent Shriver International Global Messenger from Special Olympics Pakistan
David Egan testifying, speaking into a microphone. Two officials are to his left, a male and female both dressed in business suits.
During Down Syndrome Awareness Month—and every month—Special Olympics athletes like David Egan are banishing myths and leading the way to inclusion.
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