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World Down Syndrome Day

The Olympics Celebrate Special Olympics Mother During World Down Syndrome Day

On World Down Syndrome Day 2024, Special Olympics athletes, families, coaches and staff were being celebrated just as much as they were celebrating.
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Embrace differences. Celebrate uniqueness. Happy World Down Syndrome Day!

Did you know individuals with Down syndrome possess unique talents and abilities?

Agents of Inclusion: Episode Six

Laura Stremble focusew on World Down Syndrome Day and explains how she got involved with Special Olympics, her close relationship with her mom / coach, her side hustle, and her upcoming trip to World Games Berlin.

Celebrating World Down Syndrome Day with Special Olympics Athlete Ablaye Ndiaye

Down syndrome is the term used to describe a set of cognitive and physical symptoms that can result from having an extra copy or part of a copy of chromosome 21. The theme of World Down Syndrome Day 2023 is “with us not for us.”
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Thea Weinert Forms Bond with UNC Gymnastics Team, Gains a Newfound Level of Confidence

Thea Weinert loves to do backflips. The 12-year-old especially loves it when her teammates at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill help her. “I love to hang out with the girls,” Weinert says. “Gymnastics is one of my favorite sports because of the girls—and it just makes me happy seeing them.”
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World Down Syndrome Day: Hadbaa’s Journey

Read about Hadbaa’s story joining Special Olympics Singapore in honor of World Down Syndrome Day.
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