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

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. 
Glens Falls to Host 2022 Special Olympics New York State Fall Games October 21-22 
Special Olympics New York and the Glens Falls community today announced that the 2022 State Fall Games will be held in and around Glens Falls Oct. 21-22, 2022.
Corning-Painted Post High School Earns National Recognition as Leader in Creating an Inclusive School Community
Corning-Painted Post High School has earned National Banner status in recognition of its leadership in creating an inclusive school community.
Shenendehowa High School Earns National Recognition as Leader in Creating an Inclusive School Community
Shenendehowa High School has earned National Banner status in recognition of its leadership in creating an inclusive school community.
The Summer Showcase Series Rides On
For the first time in our 52-year history, Special Olympics New York is celebrating the Summer Showcase Series. 
How Niagara Falls is Building a Unified Community
Niagara Falls exemplifies the Unified Sports movement in so many ways. In this article, let’s examine their commitment to inclusion at various levels—and how other communities might replicate their success.
Inspiring Inclusion with a Unified Sports Day
Want to see the power of Unified Sports first-hand? Try a Unified Sports Day.