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Special Olympics athletes, blowing the winds of change all over the worldsallymcohenSweden

Thu, 09 Jun 2016 14:24:37 +0000

The following is a guest post created out of  Special Olympics International Board Member Nils Kastberg’s Opening Ceremony speech, as he officially Continue reading

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What playing unified has taught mesallymcohen

Tue, 07 Jun 2016 16:29:48 +0000

The following post is written by Brad Gardner, a student at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. Three years ago Continue reading

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The UN Global Day of Parents reminds us of the Other Side of SportspecialolympicsblogScreen Shot 2016-06-01 at 8.37.50 AM

Wed, 01 Jun 2016 13:08:24 +0000

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a guest post by David Evangelista, Acting President & Managing Director of the Special Olympics Continue reading

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Why the CRC is Important to Special OlympicsspecialolympicsblogScreen Shot 2016-05-18 at 3.10.31 PM

Wed, 18 May 2016 19:14:40 +0000

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a guest blog by Mark Engman, Director of Public Policy & Advocacy for the U.S. Continue reading

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Reviewing the State of Health Care on World Health Day 2016sallymcohenSO_WorldHealthDay_Instagram_withDate

Wed, 06 Apr 2016 13:15:33 +0000

Editor’s Note: This is a guest blog by Dr. Matthew Holder, MD, MBA. In addition to his roles as Global Medical Advisor for Continue reading

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Spread the Word: Leaders Wanted!timshriver2015-STW-Facebook-Banner-1

Wed, 02 Mar 2016 15:26:02 +0000

Editor’s Note: This post is adapted from a memo sent on March 2, 2016 to Dr. Ben Carson, Sec. Hillary Clinton, Continue reading

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The Magic of Facesspecialolympicsblog1408_huge.jpg

Mon, 11 Jan 2016 12:18:11 +0000

 EDITOR’S NOTE: The following post is a guest post by renowned Dutch sports photographer Robbert Wijtman whose image from the 2015 Continue reading

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Andrew Waters Shows Us The Danger of StigmaspecialolympicsblogAndrew-Waters-DNR-

Thu, 10 Dec 2015 20:40:34 +0000

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following post is a guest post from Mary Davis, Acting CEO of Special Olympics. Today, as on every Continue reading

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You Can Live A Healthy LifestylespecialolympicsblogKelly Wren

Thu, 12 Nov 2015 19:41:53 +0000

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following post is a guest blog post from Kelly Wren, a Health Ambassador for Special OlympicsAustralia. I play Continue reading

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NH Athlete Honored to Represent State for Pope’s Visitkatedylan1IMG_0964

Thu, 24 Sep 2015 20:03:55 +0000

Parker Thornton felt honored and humbled to attend the official White House ceremony to welcome His Holiness Pope Francis to Continue reading

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