DSC News

A year ago, in anticipation of Seattle hosting the Special Olympics USA Games, The Welcome Inclusion (WIN) initiative was launched – with the aim of making King County a model for community inclusion. We spoke with Erin Brewer, Director of Outreach and Communications for WIN. What...

Wednesday, May 9th, is Seattle Foundation's GIVEBIG 2018. GIVEBIG Seattle is a one day online giving event to raise funds for nonprofit organizations serving the Greater Seattle area. In 2017, donors raised $19 million for local nonprofits – bringing the seven-year combined total to just...

March 21st is an important day for our community as it is World Down Syndrome Day!  The day, March 21st - or 3/21 – represents the third replication of the twenty-first chromosome, which is unique to Down syndrome. This global day of awareness has been observed by the United...

The DSC and My Village Northwest are sponsoring an iCan Bike camp this summer! iCan Bike teaches individuals with disabilities how to ride a conventional bike in 75-minute session over the course of 5 consecutive days, using a fleet of adapted bicycles, specialized instructional program...

Last month, we introduced you to Elaine Walker, Special Olympics coach for the Washington State Gymnastics Team competing in the 2018 USA Games being held in Seattle this July. This month, we thought we’d introduce you to one of the athletes,13 year old Mia Crump....

Next month, some of the world’s greatest athletes will be competing at the Winter Olympics in Pyeonchang, South Korea. In July, Seattle will host some pretty impressive athletes as well during the Special Olympics USA Games. Coaching Team Washington Gymnastics is Seattle Gymnastics Academy President,...