A partnership between crowdfunding site GoFundMe and the Special Olympics has launched nearly 500 campaigns from athletes, teams and delegations hoping to compete in the 2017 winter games. Read more
When I was in medical school at the University of Pennsylvania more than 20 years ago, our class volunteered to work at the Special Olympics Games in Philadelphia.
Yeehaw!!! The 2010 Vancouver Paralympic Winter Games are at last being televised in the U.S.! Well, sort of. It’s not ideal coverage, but it’s a lot more than we have ever had before, so we are making progress.
WHEN I was growing up, we lived on a farm in Maryland and had dogs, chickens and cattle. In 1962, my mother, Eunice Kennedy Shriver, started a summer camp in our backyard for children with intellectual disabilities, which was the beginning of Special Olympics.