Children and Parents

LA2015 Is Here! Southern California is Celebrating Special Needs Athletes From Around the Globe

What a grand sight​ to see as a marching band begins the procession of athletes from Mongolia, San Marino, St. Vincent & the Grenadines and Tajikistan, all who are participating in this years Special Olympics World Games LA2015.

Steven Glick: Still Going Strong with the Special Olympics After 23 Years

Steve Glick, athlete and coach of Special Olympics with friend and co-athlete, Dave Samson.

Photo Credit: Freddie B. Photography™

 

Special Olympics 47th Birthday!

What a red-letter day for the Special Olympics, which celebrated 47 years this July!

Law Enforcement Final Leg Torch Run

Calabasas and Thousand Oaks , Host Towns, Participate in celebrating the “Flame Of Hope"

 

SpecialNeeds.com supports the Special Olympics World Games Los Angels 2015 by donating articles, video, and photos of athletes, volunteers, coaches, and those making this event possible, the largest event of its magnitude since the LA 1984 Olympics. We have been more then excited to promote and be a part of such an amazing celebration of the human spirit.

Special Olympics is Inspiring Careers for Life!

Ever since I started interviewing the “Real Heroes” of the Special Olympics, it seems like I run into people involved in the games everywhere I go!

Calabasas Hosting Great Britain Athletes for the Special Olympic World Games

Photo Credit: Freddie B. Photography™

 

The Special Olympic World Games LA 2015 depend so much on the volunteers who take on dozens of jobs and responsibilities to help make it a success. This week, I was honored to interview Mayor Lucy Martin of Calabasas.

Special Needs Adults and their Aging Parents

Photo Credit: Freddie B. Photography™

Steven Dodd, the British Godfather

We are fast approaching the final countdown to the July 25th, opening ceremonies for the Special Olympic World Games Los Angeles 2015. Today I had the honor of interviewing one of the athletes soon to be participating, Steven Dodd, from Great Britain.

Thousand Oaks Host Town Supports Special Olympics World Games LA2015

SpecialNeeds.com has been a proud supporter of the Special Olympics World Games LA2015. In taking on this job I have met some truly amazing people, whom I call real heroes of our modern times. I interviewed two such men today at the City Hall of Thousand Oaks, California: Mayor Pro Temp, Joel Price and Economic Development Manager, Haider Alawani.  

First Lady Michelle Obama to Attend Special Olympics Opening Ceremonies

We at SpecialNeeds.com are honored to share the announcement: First Lady, Michelle Obama will participate in the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015! As Honorary Co-Chair of the world games, Mrs. Obama will be attending the opening ceremonies this July 25th in Los Angeles CA.