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This was a big year for Special Olympics. From high-level competitions and high-profile partnerships to the expansion of Unified Sports and Athlete Leadership, the power of inclusion was on full display. The momentum of the movement reached far beyond the Special Olympics organization into all aspects of development, industries and pop culture. Here are just a few highlights from 2019.2 Min Read
Special Olympics and Soccerex signed a global partnership agreement during SoccerexUSA 2019 in Miami, Florida.1 Min Read
On 21 October 2019, Nazareth College, Special Olympics New York, and the Golisano Foundation announced the grand opening of the Golisano Training Center at Nazareth College—the first of its kind collaboration on inclusion, fitness, and wellness for athletes of all abilities.2 Min Read
“I developed an anger inside of myself. But my saving grace was this thing that I wanted to be an athlete. And there was this thing called “Special Olympics.” With these words, Loretta Claiborne summarized what had made all the difference in her life.1 Min Read
Millions of Americans are without access to basic dental care. Moreover, an alarming percentage of people with disabilities are unaware of the condition of their oral health.1 Min Read