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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.
Inclusion changes everything for people with intellectual disabilities like Hanako, who fights negative stereotypes every day. Her vision: a world where “there are no differences”—and people of all abilities work together. Be a Champion of Inclusion like Hanako & sign the Inclusion Pledge: #CelebratingChampions
When people with—and without—intellectual disabilities play & learn together, this builds understanding and friendships, all around the globe. Join us as we create a better, more hopeful world! Sign the Inclusion Pledge! #CelebratingChampions
Relive the magic and amazing moments from the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games, presented by ABC and ESPN.
Special Olympics (SO) Montenegro took action for inclusion on our Global Day of Activation. Watch the video to learn more about SO Montenegro's involvement with Spread the Word: Inclusion and the impact the campaign has had on local schools and communities.
The Spring 2022 class focused on designing competition wear for Powerlifting and Swimming.
Effie is the sister of two Special Olympics Kenya athletes Nicole and Jeff who both live with autism and enjoys bonding with them through playing Unified bocce ball.
When Joyce had trouble walking, her parents were given the following advice to straighten her bones: dig a hole in the ground, put Joyce in it, pack it with soil. Joyce stood in the hole, week after week. Education and awareness are vital in ending health disparities children like Joyce face. Sign our pledge today!!
People with intellectual disabilities are dying at higher rates during COVID-19. Now, more than ever, healthcare providers need to make their practices more inclusive. See the person, not the disability. Sign the pledge!!
Inclusive health is not an option, it’s a must! Special Olympics Chief Health Officer, Dr. Alicia Bazzano, says it best “We are out to ERASE health disparities.” Join the Revolution for Healthcare Inclusion and sign our pledge today!
Hear from Karen, who sees the urgent need for acceptance and inclusion: for her daughter—and for every child with intellectual disability. Join the Revolution for Healthcare Inclusion and sign our pledge today!!