Special Olympics has competitions, programs and initiatives all around the world, every day of the year. Here's a look at what it's all about.
Chaica Al Qassimi at the United Nations
Special Olympics United Arab Emirates athlete Chaica Al Qassimi speaks on a panel at the UN titled, “1 Billion Voices: Making the Invisible Visible: The Power of Sports and Expressive Arts,” about her story of the power of inclusion in sport.
Nyasha Derera at the United Nations
During the 12th Session of the UN Conference of States Parties to the CRPD, Special Olympics Zimbabwe athlete Nyasha Derera shared his personal story of exclusion. #choosetoinclude
Everybody gets a chance to shine at CO/LAB, where people of all abilities come together and express themselves through inclusive theater arts.
Football Promo 2019
The month of June is an amazing time for Special Olympics footballers and football fans all across the globe. 20 European Union countries are embracing the football development project “Keep Up With The Girls” geared specifically to women and girls with and without intellectual disabilities. The “Keep Up With The Girls” will be held In alignment with the FIFA Women’s World Cup also taking place in Europe as well. Both events take aim at encouraging all women to live healthy and active lives.
Women of Saudi Arabia
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.
Jackie and Phillip
For individuals with severe or profound disabilities, the Motor Activity Training Program (MATP) uses sports adapted to individual strengths to build confidence and personal connections.
European Football Week 2019
Special Olympics Celebrates National Sweden Day
We are celebrating the National Day of Sweden. Take a look at two Swedish athletes, together, receiving the news that Sweden will host the 2019 World Winter Games.
Be a Game Changer at School
See how student and athlete leaders in the Unified Generation are leading the charge for inclusion in schools all across the country.