North Texas Mother Furious After Special Needs Son Comes Home From School With Confederate Flag HatAusten Mornes has enjoyed the eight years he’s spent playing on Lewisville ISD’s Special Olympics flag football team. But the 21-year-old with autism now feels uncomfortable going back to practice next week.
Special Olympics Celebrates 50 Years Of InclusivenessEunice Kennedy Shriver forged the groundwork for the first Special Olympic in 1968. Since then the organization has branched out to 172 countries and 4.9 million athletes.
RJ Gets Lessons From Olympic Gold Medalist Hannah TeterRJ gets snowboard lessons from Olympic Gold Medalist Hannah Teeter representing the Special Olympics at Super Bowl Radio Row.
Special OlympicsThere are more than 4.5 million Special Olympics athletes in the world.
Plano Figure Skater To Represent USA At Special Olympics World GamesA figure skater from Plano will represent the United States at the Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria next month.
Volunteers Needed At Fort Worth Special Olympics Event SaturdayApproximately 95 volunteers are needed to help with various duties. No prior experience is required, says Special Olympics.
Special Needs Cheer Squad Soars With ConfidenceIf you’ve ever doubted the power of positivity, the cheerleaders at one gym in Southlake may change your mind.
Mesquite Special Olympian Wins Silver Medal At World GamesMatthew Hernandez of Mesquite won the medal in the 500 meter kayaking race.
Texan With Character: Matt HernandezPaddling through water in his kayak, Matt Hernandez is focused on the blow horn.
North Texas Special Olympics Squad Will Leave You CheeringWith pom-poms in hand, and relentless joy in their hearts, the cheer squad at Dallas’ Notre Dame school polishes their big routine: and they’re not at all territorial with their support.
Teen Defies Odds; Lives Well Past Doctor's PrognosisThe joy of the birth of Susan Torres' son Daniel was overshadowed by news from doctors that he was born with only a brain stem and a small fraction of his brain.
Texas Special Olympics Athletes Leave For NationalsDFW Special Olympics athletes leave for national competition.
Children Shine At Special Needs CampThe ICanShine Bike Camp in Arlington helps children with disabilities learn how to ride two-wheel bikes.
Special Olympics Fort Worth Area Spring Games Today the Fort Worth Area Special Olympics Spring Games kicked off at the University of Texas at Arlington. More than 1,200 children and adults with disabilities are expected to compete.