Women's History Month

March 1 – March 31
A Message about inclusion from NFL Assistance Coach Jennifer King.
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Video highlighting the increasing number of participation by female athletes.
Special Olympics Board Vice Chair, Loretta Clairborne, celebrates Special Olympics Founder Eunice Kennedy Shriver and the female athletes who have contributed to the movement over the last 50 years.
Kayla McKeon is changing laws and attitudes as the first registered lobbyist with Down syndrome. As the Manager of Grassroots Advocacy with the National Down Syndrome Society, Kayla brings her personal story to the Nation’s Capital.
In a movement that has long been fueled by women’s leadership, the female athletes of Special Olympics Saudi Arabia are just the latest trailblazers who are breaking barriers for inclusion.
In honor of International Women’s Day, we are celebrating the women participating in the 2019 World Games in Abu Dhabi.
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In 2010, President Barack Obama signed “Rosa’s Law” which changed “mental retardation” to “intellectual disability” in US federal law. Inspired by nine year-old Rosa Marcellino, the law was a key component in the groundswell of advocacy efforts promoting inclusive, people first-language for people with intellectual disabilities.
Hannah and Daina found common ground through their passion for snowboarding and continue to grow their bond as they advocate for inclusion within the sport.
For Bree Bogucki, growing up was anything but easy. She grew up isolated, locking herself in her room. At nine-years-old, Bree was introduced to sports and her life was changed forever.
Loretta Claiborne went from being non-verbal to becoming the voice of the Special Olympics movement.