Eddie Yarbrough, Defensive End for the Minnesota Vikings is a Special Olympics Champion Ambassador. Ever since high school, Eddie has been part of the Special Olympics movement through his support of Unified Champion Schools.
Through Unified Physical Education and Unified Fitness, students of all abilities can get the recommended 60 minutes of physical activity. Read more from CDC Healthy Schools.
When the first Special Olympics was held in 1968, it was the start of a movement. Today, Special Olympics is a global organization that engages millions of athletes from around the globe. We celebrate how far the organization has come while acknowledging that there is still important work to be done.
On July 10, we celebrate the founder of the Special Olympics movement, Eunice Kennedy Shriver. Every day her legacy shines as we continue to fight for a more inclusive world on and off the field.
Listen to seniors of the Unified Generation as they embark on their next chapter.
The #UnifiedGeneration celebrated Graduation 2020 with Facebook and Instagram with the help of NFL player and UCS alum Eddie Yarbrough!
On May 5, 2020, we celebrate the hundreds of teachers at the forefront of the Special Olympics movement. The tireless work of teachers across the country continues to inspire us as we work to spread inclusion.
Take a look a back at the awesome celebrations that occurred throughout this school year to honor our ESPN Top 5 Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools. To apply to become a Special Olympics Unified Champion School with national recognition reach out to your Special Olympics State Program for more information.
Take a look at our incredible young leaders with and without intellectual disabilities that make up the #UnifiedGeneration
This National Siblings Day, Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools® celebrates siblings who continue to power our movement through love, support, and drive. We want to introduce you to some of the people who, individually and as pairs, inspire us every day.