UCS teachers ready to make this the most inclusive school year yet

August 29, 2019 Blog, Events, Featured

For many Wisconsinites, the most serious thing to consider during a summertime trip to the Dells is usually which water slides to go on. But for nearly four dozen educators from around the state, a trip to the Dells earlier...


Wisconsin Force take bronze at the 2019 Softball Championships

August 28, 2019 Blog, Featured

Special Olympics Wisconsin assembled 15 athletes and four coaches from around the state of Wisconsin to join more than 250 Special Olympics athletes in Nashville, Tennessee for the 2019 Special Olympics North America Softball Championship held August 15-18. The event...


Bombas donates socks for Fit Feet

July 31, 2019 Blog

The annual Fit Feet clinic at the Outdoor Sports Tournament always serves as an excellent reminder of the importance taking care of your feet plays in athletic performance. And with more than 40 percent of Special Olympics athletes wearing the...


Special Olympics Wisconsin athletes head to Waukesha for the Outdoor Sports Tournament!

July 31, 2019 Featured

More than 700 athletes from around the state will make their way to Waukesha to compete in bocce, tennis and softball during the 2019 Outdoor Sports Tournament at Carroll University and Saratoga Softball Complex on August 2 and 3.  To...


Celebrating the Global Week of Inclusion

July 31, 2019 Blog, Featured

The week of July 15 – July 20, Special Olympics celebrated the Global Week of Inclusion as part of the five-year “The Revolution is Inclusion” campaign.  Fittingly, the week ended with Eunice Kennedy Shriver Day, which was celebrated on Saturday,...


Trailblazing Special Olympics tournament takes place in Lake Geneva (Lake Geneva Regional News)

July 24, 2019 Featured, Press

On July 20, 51 years to the day since the first-ever Special Olympics in Chicago in 1968, Lake Geneva was the site of another Special Olympics first.   At Lake Geneva Tennis, 23 teams of doubles players took part in...


Special Olympics USA Athletes Celebrated at White House (Special Olympics)

July 18, 2019 Press

On 18 July, 20 Special Olympics USA representatives including athletes, coaches and Unified partners were invited to the White House by President Donald J. Trump to congratulate and recognize them for their accomplishments at the Special Olympics World Games Abu...


Special Olympics athlete finds stride in cross country running (TMJ4)

July 16, 2019 Press

Marquis Garner 39, found his stride and is out-running anyone who tells  him he can’t do something because of his autism.   “I had a hard time fitting in with mainstream society. I got cut from my basketball team, so...


Athletes from Special Olympics add important perspectives to research (Waisman Center)

July 11, 2019 Featured, Press

For many, a mention of Special Olympics invokes images of accomplished athletes, a community of inclusion and support, and the joy of athletic competition.



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