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2018 Central Softball Sectional Cancelled

Due to heavy rainfall in the area, the fields at Center Grove Lassie League are under water and will not be playable on Saturday. As a result, Special Olympics Indiana’s 2018 Central Softball Sectional qualifier has been cancelled.

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The Voice of a Movement

Diagnosed with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and other developmental disabilities after coming to America, learning English was just the first challenge on Anastasia Helmich’s road to becoming a Special Olympics athlete leader and Health Messenger.

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NFHS Hosts Third Annual Unified Experience as part of its 2018 National Student Leadership Summit

Special Olympics Indiana partnered with the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) again this year to provide a Unified Experience to the students who participated in the National Student Leadership Summit (NSLS) on July 24. Nearly 50 Special Olympics athletes from across the state took part in the event, joining approximately 150 NFHS high school and college student-athletes from around the United States and Canada.

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Team Indiana Shines at the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games

At the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games, a select group of Indiana athletes, coaches, and unified partners joined their counterparts from across the nation in showcasing the organization’s message of “inclusion through sports.” And they returned home as champions, earning a total of 17 gold, 13 silver, and 12 bronze medals.

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Special Olympics Indiana to Hold 50th Annual Summer Games in Terre Haute

A record 2,745 competitors from across the state are expected to take part in Special Olympics Indiana’s 2018 Summer Games, to be held June 8-10 on and around the campuses of Indiana State University and Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. The organization’s largest annual event, the Indiana Summer Games features state-level competition in eight Olympic-type sports, including bocce, bowling, cycling, horseshoes, powerlifting, swimming, track & field, and volleyball.

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What Does Social Inclusion Mean to You?

Through Special Olympics’ Unified Champion Schools program, high school students in Indiana and across the country are embracing Unified Sports® and, together, are making social inclusion a priority in their lives.

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Unified Fitness Clubs Making Great Strides

In keeping with Special Olympics’ commitment to improving the overall health and quality of life of the people we serve, Unified Fitness Clubs have been springing up across the state—offering opportunities for athletes and unified partners to come together for group exercise on a regular basis.

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