Siblings

Every year, we have high hopes for the next year to be better than the next year, but 2020 was a whole different story.
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In an article for The Samuel Centre for Social Connectedness, 2020 Social Connectedness Fellow at Special Olympics Olivia Najdovski explains unique challenges faced by siblings of people with intellectual disabilities face and explores solutions.
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The United Nations began celebrating the International Day of Families to recognize the role that families play in social development. This year, we hear from two young people in Zimbabwe who are spreading awareness about the importance of Special Olympics to the families of athletes.
We have so much to learn from one another. My sister Anastasia has Down Syndrome. When she was born, I remember my parents telling me that I have a special sister and that it was my duty to love and care for her.
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As we celebrate the International Day of Families we thank all of the families that support the Special Olympics.
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Evan and Jay are not only brothers, they are Unified basketball teammates at Ponaganset High School, a Unified Champion School.
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Special Olympics Chairman, Tim Shriver joins his sister, Maria Shriver, as a special guest on her podcast “Meaningful Conversations.”
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Gilles Dupont loves basketball. Even more than that, he loves playing basketball with his brothers and Unified partners, Robin and Floris.
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Micah Hambleton, 16, from the United Arab Emirates, won a gold medal in the Special Olympics Division 1 category at the Daman World Triathlon Abu Dhabi 2019.
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Watch the inspirational story of Ahmed and his sisters, who are giving back to society by joining thousands of volunteers in supporting the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019.
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