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World Cerebral Palsy Day

World Cerebral Palsy Day, we ask people around the world to come together to celebrate and support those living with cerebral palsy, embrace diversity and to help create a more accessible future for everyone. There are over 1 billion people...

Hispanic Heritage Month: Meet David Godoy!

We are celebrating our Hispanic and Latino athletes all month long in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month which starts on September 15th and will last until October 15th. Learn more about Special Olympics Maryland Athlete Leader, David Godoy, and his...

International Day of Sign Languages

During the celebration of the International Day of Sign Languages, the world highlights the unity generated by our sign languages. Deaf communities, governments and civil society organizations maintain their collective efforts - hand in hand - to foster, promote and...

My Road to Orlando USA Games 2022

By Elaina Camacho I go by Raven Swimmer in my emails, but my real name is Elaina Camacho. I am 32 years old and I have been a Special Olympics Maryland (SOMD) athlete for over 24 years. My sports are...

Jersey Mike’s Area Toolkit

Social Facebook/Instagram Month of Giving We are going to be at our local Jersey Mike’s on ___ come out to see us and donate to @SpOlympicsMD! #ExperienceInclusion with athlete leaders from your area, and have a great sub from Jersey...

Capitol Hill Day Recap

We were so honored to represent Maryland at the 2022 Special Olympics Virtual Hill Day. There were so many opportunities to share the great things that our athletes, staff, and communities are doing for our 6,102 athletes, and hopefully more...

Thank You, Interns!

We can’t thank our incredible interns enough for taking time this summer to improve our athletes' experiences at events, practices, and programs they participate in. This summer Special Olympics Maryland had two interns help out, Cameron Mangold researched strategies to...

Friendship Day

National Friendship Day encourages people across the country and world to connect with friends. Make a new friend or reconnect with an old one.  The Facts Friendships come in many forms, and we begin developing them when we’re very young....

Sponsor Highlight: Legal & General

We can’t thank our sponsors enough for choosing to dedicate their time and money to the athletes of SOMD, Legal & General volunteered at the 2021 SOMD Summer Games and were the largest group to volunteer for the games. Thank...

Upcoming Week May 31st – 6th

Tuesday SOMD Coffee Chat12:30-1:00pm on Zoom: https://signup.com/go/SNJMRZV Social Club - What's Cooking with Athlete Leadership6:00-8:00pm on Zoom: https://bit.ly/3hLWrwZ Brave In The Attempt Talks7:00-8:00pm on Zoom: https://virtualsomd.com/brave-in-the-attempt-talks/ Wednesday SOMD Coffee Chat9:00-9:30am on Zoom: https://signup.com/go/SNJMRZV Thursday SOMD Coffee Chat4:30-5:00pm on Zoom: https://signup.com/go/SNJMRZVSocial...