Since holding their first international games in 1968, Special Olympics has grown into a global inclusion movement of more than 5 million athletes with intellectual disabilities in 193 countries. Best known for their flagship World Games athletic competition held every two years, Special Olympics and their more than 1 million volunteers hold over 100,000 competitions every day around the world, in addition to health screenings, leadership training, school-based programming and more.
Special Olympics turns stars of youth leadership program into constellations with Microsoft Teams
Based in Washington, DC, Special Olympics is a global inclusion movement with over 5 million athletes and 1 million volunteers that supports sport, health, education, and leadership programs every day to empower people with intellectual disabilities. Now, youth leaders with and without intellectual disabilities have a richer platform they use to exchange knowledge and bring a wider world of diverse human talent and potential to their communities. Using Microsoft Teams, the organization’s youth leaders across the globe collaborate and communicate more effectively, breaking down barriers, sharing their ideas, and driving greater inclusion.
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