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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.
JR is joined by his longtime friend from the Special Olympics of Massachusetts, Michael Kelley. Michael discusses his athletic career, how it shaped him, and his work as a coach & broadcaster.
Download the transcriptDenver Broncos linebacker Alex Singleton and Special Olympics athlete athlete Ashley Singleton share how the sibling duo inspires each other to be the best athletes they can be.Get this podcast on: Apple Podcasts • Google Podcasts • Spotify • Amazon Music/Audible • iHeart • PodBean
Special Olympics Montana athlete Tanner Davis and his unified partner Geri Cutler join JRSportBrief. Tanner discusses his 15-year career as a Special Olympic athlete and his love for music. Geri reflects on her experiences as a student in the Special Olympics Club at Carroll College in Montana.
JR is joined by Special Olympics Global Ambassador Amanda Harrinauth in an empowering conversation on how she embraced Autism as her superpower!
JR is joined by two Unified Sports athletes from Houston, TX - Emerson & Julian. The two explain how the Unified Sports program sparked their friendship and what it means to them to continue to grow that program. Plus, what they like to do outside of sports—including some Lego art and hunting hobbies.
Download the transcriptWelcome to our special edition of Inclusion Revolution Radio and Spotlight Sessions from Special Olympics and accessiBe. It’s an exclusive series of conversations, where we talk about all things inclusion, sport and accessibility.In our second episode, we spoke with Sarah Jane Borchert, translation manager for Easy Language at the Special Olympics World Games. Easy Language is a scientifically based simplified language variant of a certain standard language, and has certain rules in order to create a language that is easy for everyone to understand. During the World Games, Easy Language will be utilized in nearly all fields, for example the signage, different parts of the website, and the athlete's handbook will all be in some variant of Easy Language. Using Easy Language encourages inclusion and accessibility since it allows everyone to participate and gives everyone access to all information.In this episode, Sarah discusses:How she first became involved in the Special Olympics.The science behind Easy Language and the different rules that apply.How Easy Language will be utilized during this year's world games.Why and how Easy Language promotes inclusion and accessibility.How using Easy Language for the World Games can raise awareness and create a lasting impact in German culture.More about how people with disabilities access websites using accessiBe’s web accessibility solutions.Get this podcast on: Apple Podcasts • Google Podcasts • Spotify • Amazon Music/Audible • iHeart • PodBean
Únete a la cantautora y Embajadora Global de Special Olympics Erika Ender para celebrar a los atletas, entrenadores, oficiales, personal, familiares y fans de 190 países que participan en los Juegos Mundiales de Olimpiadas Especiales, Berlín 2023.
Join singer/songwriter and Special Olympics Global Ambassador Erika Ender in celebrating the athletes, coaches, officials, staff, family and supporters from 190 nations who take part in the Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023. Read the full article
Healthy Start is a comprehensive guide for parents and caregivers to support the health and development of their children with intellectual disabilities and developmental delays. In this video, you will hear families share how communicating with their child's health care providers, joining parent support groups and becoming involved with Special Olympics helped support the wellbeing of their entire family.
Healthy Start is a comprehensive guide for parents and caregivers to support the health and development of their children with intellectual disabilities and developmental delays. In this video, you will hear families share their experience receiving an intellectual or developmental disability diagnosis for their child, and how creating a plan of care and collaborating with their healthcare providers helped support their child's health and development.
Healthy Start is a comprehensive guide for parents and caregivers to support the health and development of their children with intellectual disabilities and developmental delays. In Understanding Your Child's Diagnosis, you will hear from Dr. Mercy Ng'eno, Sr. Clinical Program Manager, Pediatrics with Special Olympics, as she shares an overview of Global Developmental Delay and Intellectual Disability diagnoses and what this means for your child and family's journey.
Healthy Start is a comprehensive guide for parents and caregivers to support the health and development of their children with intellectual disabilities and developmental delays. This video provides an overview of Healthy Start and the specific types of resources and information you can expect to find within the toolkit.