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North America

Throughout the Special Olympics North America Region, companies demonstrate what an inclusive environment should look like and how that translates throughout the communities. While some help in the athletic realm, others are helping in employment, an important aspect of living an independent life. In Canada, companies like Sobeys and Tim Hortons go above and beyond in leading the charge with meaningful employment opportunities for those with intellectual disabilities.
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Inside a high-energy arena, with flashing lights and excitement filling the room, Special Olympics athletes and Unified partners compete against one another at the highest level in esports.
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Jana Kennedy’s passion for working in the prep kitchen stems from her relationship with her grandma.
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Recap of the second webinar of the 2022 Coach Webinar Series presented by Gallagher.
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Earlier this morning in Hawaii, Chris completed his second IRONMAN competition and beat his previous record with a time of 16 hours and 31 minutes.
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He’s a Special Olympics swimmer, plus softball & basketball player—and TikTok influencer!
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The first Webinar of the 2022 Coach Webinar Series presented by Gallagher has completed!
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Le 16 août 2022, l’athlète d’Olympiques spéciaux Gabriel Dupuy a pris place à la ligne de départ pour sa première course aux Jeux d’été du Canada Niagara 2022. Gabriel y représentait Équipe Québec en athlétisme, concourant aux épreuves du 100 m et du 200 m.
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Inclusion in the Canada Games gives Special Olympics athletes the chance to shine in front of their peers from generic sports, and gain experience at major competitions.
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