Meet Daniel Cramer

Daniel Cramer was born on the 25th of June in 1999.  He was born six weeks early, but he quickly gained strength and met all his growth milestones on time.  Sadly, though, when Daniel turned two, he had his first seizure.  He lost all his speech and muscle tone and, suddenly, he was not the…

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My Son Ooozes with Confidence

Before a baby arrives, parents talk about endless possibilities.  They plan ahead and they make sure everything is perfect.  Parents dream about a bright and beautiful path for their child, and that path is paved by their own experiences because, naturally, to that point, that’s all they know. The day arrives that they’ve been waiting…

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2019 Special Olympics Unified Sports MLS All-Star Match

MLS, ESPN and Special Olympics have teamed up to promote an environment of social inclusion by uniting people with and without intellectual disabilities through Special Olympics Unified Sports®. The cornerstone to the collaboration is the Unified Sports Soccer Exchange Program. Unified soccer teams travel to MLS markets to compete in exhibition matches scheduled in conjunction…

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Illinois Teams with a Unified Dream

Striving towards social inclusion through the Special Olympics Unified Cup Media Link CHICAGO – The 50th Anniversary of the Special Olympics this year will introduce a new phase in the world of Unified Sports, a program that works to bring people with and without intellectual disabilities together to compete on the same teams. The transition…

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