Local Athlete Featured on Blog

Sean Adams, a Special Olympics Louisiana athlete from Larose, was recently featured on Maria Shriver’s blog!  Sean wrote an article about the myths of intellectual disabilities, stating, “I want the world to see everything the world says about individuals with disabilities is not always the truth.”



Sean is also a published author and has recently written a book titled, “I’m Happy to Be Me,” which you can find here.

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“I am Happy to Be Me”

I am Happy to Be MeSpecial Olympics Louisiana athlete, Sean Adams recently published a book titled, “I am Happy to Be Me”. In the book Sean talks about what life is like, growing up with Down Syndrome. He hopes that his book will show the world that people with intellectual disabilities can accomplish anything they set their mind to! Sean is a wealth of knowledge, strong Christian, great public speaker and wonderful member of the Special Olympics Louisiana family!

To check out Sean’s book, buy a copy or download it digitally, check out Tate Publishing’s Website.

Stand Up! Spiel

Next Tuesday, Stand Up!: 75 Young Activists Who Rock the World, And How You Can, Too! will be available in bookstores! This book highlights Special Olympics by sharing four personal stories of our very own athletes and leaders. Stand Up! gives an in-depth look into the mindsets of today’s young activists around the world and is an inspiration for all ages!

Learn more about Stand Up!