|Justin & Caraline’s Story
||June 18th, 2021
||Justin and Caraline met through Special Olympics New York Coach Brian Tenety’s Unified basketball team in high school. Today, they carry on his legacy of inclusion as teammates and friends—on and off the court.
|“The Greatest Honor in My Officiating Career”
||June 17th, 2021
||Ellen Pikula is officiating softball at USA Games 2022! Learn more about what this amazing opportunity means to her in this article.
|Infographic: How We Select Athletes for USA Games 2022
||June 16th, 2021
||Many athletes and fans wonder how USA Games selection worked for Team New York 2022. In this infographic, we'll take you through our process.
|Special Olympics New York & Crossroads Center for Children Celebrate 100 Young Athletes, Age 12 & Under
||June 9th, 2021
||Special Olympics New York and Crossroads Center for Children officials hosted a year-end celebration of its Young Athletes Program.
|Special Olympics New York Celebrates the Return of Unified Basketball
||June 1st, 2021
||Special Olympics New York and the NYSPHSAA are proud to celebrate an ongoing 2021 Unified Basketball season.
|NYC and Long Island Region Athletes Surprised with News of USA Games Selection
||May 27th, 2021
||Special Olympics New York surprised five New York City and Long Island Region athletes Wednesday and Thursday with the news that they’ve been selected to compete in the 2022 USA Games.
|Capital District Region Special Olympics New York Athletes Surprised with News of USA Games Selection
||May 25th, 2021
||Special Olympics New York surprised four local athletes Tuesday with the news that they’ve been selected to compete in the 2022 USA Games, which will be held at Disney World Resort in Orlando, FL.
|Senator John W. Mannion Surprises Special Olympics Athlete Kayla McKeon with News of USA Games Selection
||May 17th, 2021
||Senator Mannion today notified Kayla McKeon that she’s earned a spot competing in bocce at the Special Olympics USA Games 2022.
|Honoring the Guardians of the Flame for National Police Week
||May 14th, 2021
||For National Police Week 2021, we’re celebrating the Law Enforcement Torch Run and everything it means to our athletes. Learn more in this article!
|Rest in Peace, Charlie “Bones” Jones
||April 30th, 2021
||On April 22, 2021, the Special Olympics New York family lost Charlie Jones to pancreatic cancer.
|Guest Blog: “I would not be the person I am today without Unified Basketball.”
||April 22nd, 2021
||Horseheads Unified student-athlete Tyler Blitz describes why Unified Sports have been so important to him.
|Registration Open to Play Flag Football at Highmark Stadium, Home of the Buffalo Bills
||April 20th, 2021
||Special Olympics New York has opened registration for the 2021 Sun Bowl, a flag football tournament for the public.
|Special Olympics New York Announces Start of Summer Sports Season
||March 30th, 2021
||Special Olympics New York today announced the start of its 2021 Summer Sports Season.
|Special Olympics New York Announces “May ONE Mile” Walk for Inclusion
||March 30th, 2021
||Special Olympics New York today opened registration for the second annual “May ONE Mile."
|Unified Spotlight: Patchogue-Medford High School
||March 22nd, 2021
||The Unified Sports movement is growing rapidly on Long Island thanks to the example set by schools like Patchogue-Medford.
|Special Olympics New York Announces 2021 Coach of the Year Nominees
||March 10th, 2021
||Special Olympics New York today announced the nominees for 2021 Coach of the Year!
|Thank You for the Capital District Region Vaccine Clinic!
||March 5th, 2021
||Smiles and cheers closed out the week, as nearly 40 Special Olympics New York athletes and coaches in the Capital Region were invited to attend a vaccination clinic Friday at the Center for Disability Services in Albany.
|Spread the Word to End the Word
||March 3rd, 2021
||Here's why we need to spread the word to end the word.
|Becky and Will: Siblings and Athletes
||February 18th, 2021
||Sometimes competition runs in families. Just ask Becky and Will Smith. They’re twin siblings who also happen to be Special Olympics New York athletes!
|Special Olympics New York Launches Campaign to Attract New Unified Champion Schools
||January 19th, 2021
||Special Olympics New York has launched a campaign to attract new Unified Champion Schools in New York City.
|Guest Blog: The Power of Unified Sports
||January 6th, 2021
||Luke Murray wrote a college essay about his experience playing Unified, and he and his family wanted to share it with our community.
|Special Olympics New York Forms Statewide Health Advisory Council to Serve Athletes, Advocate for Equity in Healthcare
||December 14th, 2020
||Special Olympics New York today announced the formation of a statewide Health Advisory Council.
|Special Olympics New York Earns Guidestar.org Platinum Seal of Transparency As Giving Tuesday 2020 is Celebrated Around the World
||November 30th, 2020
||Special Olympics New York is proud to announce that GuideStar.org has awarded the statewide organization its highest designation – the Platinum Seal of Transparency – making it one of the most trusted nonprofits in the country.
|Special Olympics New York Launches First-Ever eSports Season to Keep the Thrill of Competition Alive for Athletes This Winter
||November 30th, 2020
||Special Olympics New York today announced open registration for its first-ever eSports season available to athletes throughout the state.
|New York State Industries for the Disabled, Inc., Special Olympics New York Publish Recipe Book to Commemorate 50th Anniversary
||November 12th, 2020