Our Voices

Special Olympics is a movement from athletes with intellectual disabilities. Our Voices shares their unique voices and perspectives.
Special Olympics New York Rodney Hankins shifted his focus to coaching after many years of competing.
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Special Olympics Ohio athlete and coach Bobby Reidl will announce an NFL Draft pick for the Minnesota Vikings on Saturday during the fourth round of the 2021 NFL Draft.
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Coach LaCapra, of Oxford High School, was awarded the SONA Outstanding Coach award for Unified Champion Schools.
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A first-person story about living with cerebral palsy. I was born on Nov. 18, 1993, but my story really didn’t start until I was six months old.
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Coach Jack Nagle, a two-sport coach, was named a SONA outstanding coach. After three decades of coaching, he is lucky enough to watch athletes for an entire lifetime.
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This article talks about the two coaches that were selected for the SONA outstanding coach award.
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Caley Versfelt guest stars in an episode of ABC's The Good Doctor. As a person with an intellectual disability, she represents just 3% that is employed in the entertainment industry.
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Special Olympics Georgia athlete Lani DeMello continues to achieve incredible things in athletics and coaching gymnastics.
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I’m well aware of the challenges of an autistic person in the United States but I wanted to take this opportunity to learn the challenges people with autism face living in Asia.
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During the Special Olympics Maryland “Sports Talks” series, athletes had the opportunity to ask pro-tennis player Tamira Paszek some questions about her approach to playing and competing in Tennis. Tamira, who is from Austria, holds several tennis titles including three Women's Tennis Association championships.