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Our Voices

Special Olympics is a movement from athletes with intellectual disabilities. Our Voices shares their unique voices and perspectives.

5 Things You Should Know Before Serving on a Special Olympics Board

Ben Haack served for 9 years on the Board of his local Program, Special Olympics Australia. We asked him to share his advice for young Athlete Leaders in Africa Region wanting to do the same.
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Good Friends

Athlete Ben Collins interviews friend and Unified Youth Leadership pair for International Day of Friendship.
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Celebrating World Bicycle Day with Special Olympics Mauritius Athlete Al-Sayyed Curumthaullee

Celebrating World Bicycle Day with Special Olympics Mauritius Athlete Al-Sayyed Curumthaullee
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Rodney Hankins Adds Spirit to Coaching Special Olympics

Special Olympics New York Rodney Hankins shifted his focus to coaching after many years of competing.
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Special Olympics Ohio Athlete to Announce Vikings NFL Draft Pick

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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LaCapra Inspires Students, Makes Impact Beyond Competition

Coach LaCapra, of Oxford High School, was awarded the SONA Outstanding Coach award for Unified Champion Schools.
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One Step Further: Living and Thriving with Cerebral Palsy

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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Special Olympics Northern California Coach Aims to Make a Difference in all Aspects of Life

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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2020 Special Olympics North America Outstanding Coaches Announced

This article talks about the two coaches that were selected for the SONA outstanding coach award.
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Caley Versfelt Breaks Barriers in Hollywood

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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