News

Keep up with the latest news, updates and developments in each of our regions and across the state.

Media Contact:
Casey Vattimo, cvattimo@nyso.org , @CVattimo

Keep up with the latest news, updates and developments in each of our regions and across the state.

Media Contact:
Casey Vattimo, cvattimo@nyso.org , @CVattimo

Special Olympics New York State Winter Games Returns to Syracuse Feb. 24 & 25
Our State Winter Games return to Syracuse on Feb. 24 & 25.
New York Competitors Selected for 2023 Special Olympics World Games in Berlin, Germany
Nineteen New York athletes, unified partners, and coaches have earned the opportunity of a lifetime with Special Olympics USA.
Expanding the Reach of Young Athletes with the YMCA
We've partnered with YMCAs in our Western Region to bring Young Athletes to a wider audience. Learn more in this article!
Special Olympics New York Expands Web Accessibility for People with Disabilities
Special Olympics New York today announced that its website, specialolympicsNY.org, is more accessible as the result of a new partnership with accessiBe, a market leader in web accessibility.
Our Top 10 Moments of 2022
What a year it was for Special Olympics New York! See the highlights in this article.
Polar Plunge Weekend in Buffalo Raises a Record-Setting $450,000 for Special Olympics New York
We raised a record-setting $450,000 at the 2022 Buffalo Polar Plunge!
More Than Sports: Special Olympics New York Taught Me To Lead
How has Special Olympics New York changed Maddie Csont's life? Learn all about it in her article.
Special Olympics New York State Fall Games Returns to Glens Falls This Weekend
The State Fall Games are coming! Here are the details.
Leading by Example: Celebrating Inclusion with Unified Youth Leadership Summits
We invited students from New York City and the Capital District, respectively, to work together at two leadership summits. Learn about them in this article!
How Quick Response Stepped Up for Special Olympics New York
Since last year’s Fall Games in Glens Falls, Quick Response has been offering thorough sanitization services at all our State Games. Learn more in this article.
Special Olympics New York President & CEO Makes the Case for Greater Inclusion in NYC Schools
Special Olympics New York President & CEO Stacey Hengsterman today provided testimony for the NYC Council’s Committee on Education.
Special Olympics New York Sending Two Teams to Special Olympics North America Softball Championship
The Long Island Yankees and Genesee Valley Splash are ready for a competition like no other: the 2022 Special Olympics North America Softball Championship.