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Inclusion Works

'Athlete Leadership Means...'

Special Olympics Great Britain athlete Kiera on using her platform as a leader and role model to show the world how well Inclusion Works! Join our #InclusionRevolution—sign the Pledge!

Our First 'Revolution Is Inclusion' Rap!

Special Olympics Bharat youth leaders and talented rappers Mohammad and Shivam with their take on inclusive leadership! Get in the groove & #ChooseToInclude—by signing the Inclusion Pledge

Determined Future Voice for People with ID

"I want to be the voice for people with intellectual disabilities." Through sports and training, Special Olympics athlete leader Louie is redefining expectations for people with intellectual disabilities in The Gambia. Join him in building an inclusive world where people of all abilities can shine! Sign the Pledge

Make Some Noise!

Special Olympics athletes are sports leaders—challenging low expectations everywhere they go, from training to competition and beyond. This video captures that power, with thanks to The Coca-Cola Company, Founding Partner and longtime champion of inclusion.

Meet Abdou

Abdou grew up in a community with strong stigma around children born with intellectual disabilities. Now, he’s known as hard-worker and an accomplished role model—proving that Inclusion Works! #ChooseToInclude! Sign the Inclusion Pledge

Meet Filmer

Filmer Tan had many health challenges growing up, but they only motivated him to succeed. Now he’s motivating us all! #ChooseToInclude athletes like Filmer. Sign the pledge

Meet Forrest

Athletes like Forrest face low expectations, but overcome all to be successful in sports—and in life. See how his creativity shines, proving how inclusion makes the world—and the workplace—better for all.

Meet Brina

Brina faced many obstacles in early life, but she never gave up on her dream of being included. Today, she is a teacher, public speaker, and role model to all! #ChooseToInclude talented athletes like Brina. Sign the pledge

HOPE FOR THE FUTURE—Life Lesson from East Asia Youth Leaders

Unified athletes and teammates in East Asia have been experiencing the pandemic longer than anyone. Seeing better times—and more Special Olympics activities!—coming, they encourage everyone to look ahead with optimism and make hopeful plans for the future, just like they've been doing!


Andrew is a Special Olympics athlete and marathon runner, who’s become a coach. He’s worked hard to stay in great shape—and won’t let a pandemic lockdown get in the way of his training. See how he’s training other athletes, like Marcelo, to learn stamina and endurance, despite the quarantine and other restrictions.