Teens and college students are the future leaders of Special Olympics.
It's the mission of Special Olympics to show the world the capabilities of people with intellectual disabilities.
We have more than 5.3 million athletes with intellectual disabilities and unified partners around the world.
Our celebrity supporters are Olympians, professional athletes, social leaders, and movie and music stars.
Eunice Kennedy Shriver was a pioneer in the struggle for the rights of people with intellectual disabilities.
Direction for our movement comes from leaders in government, entertainment, sports and business.
All adults and children with intellectual disabilities can become Special Olympics athletes. Here's how.
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Get detailed information on Special Olympics: downloadable fact sheets, senior officer bios, event and program photos and more.
Collection of all of the press related material for the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria.
The Reach Report is a summary of key programmatic results achieved globally in the framework of Special Olympics activities conducted in the previous year.
The Annual Report to provide Special Olympics partners, athletes and all who have vested interest in the organization with information about its performance during the year.
Special Olympics keeps a comprehensive and current catalog of downloadable photos on Flickr.
Mary Davis is the Chief Executive Officer of Special Olympics International.
Read the biography of Special Olympics Chairman of the Board Tim Shriver.
Our Board determines policies and is composed of international business and sport leaders, professional athletes, educators and experts in intellectual disabilities.
MetLife announces a $1.5 million, three year international partnership to expand Special Olympics Young Athletes across Europe, the Middle East and North Africa (“EMEA”).
As part of the III Latin American Games with the funding of the Inter-American Development Bank and the support of the Government of the Republic of Panama, Special Olympics Latin America held the International Sport for Development Forum on “Inclusive Strategies for Equity.”
Closing Ceremony in Graz, Austria, celebrated the conclusion to this year’s Special Olympics World Winter Games and the start of the countdown to Abu Dhabi becoming the first Middle East host of a flagship global sports and humanitarian event.
The Unified Volleyball Tournament will be held at Bryant University in Rhode Island on Saturday, May 6th from 10am - 3pm. 200 athletes and partners will be participating in this fun sporting event!
The Unified Soccer Tournament will be held at Bonner Springs High School, 100 McDanield St, Bonner Springs, KS. The Tournament will begin at 9:00am. The Kansas Unified Sports League will host its culminatng soccer tournament of the season. Area high schools, middle schools and adult will compete against teams of similar ability in tournament-style competition. Teams are composed of Special Olympics athletes and volunteer partners who practice and compete together to enhance their skills and form friendships.
200 athletes and unified partners from 10 schools will participate in The Unified Champion High School Basketball Finals on Sunday, May 7th at Bishop Hendricken High School beginning at 12pm.
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Soccer tournament featuring over a dozen Unified soccer teams from across the state of Oregon.
Unified softball tournament featuring 6 teams representing their high schools.
Mt. Vernon schools is celebrating Unified Champions with three Field Days in May! Unified Champions is an inclusive event designed for all Mt. Vernon students to be able to participate regardless of athletic, intellectual, ambulatory, or functional abilities. All three events will be lots of fun for all students and parent volunteers!
This is an event for all Areas. Male and female athletes from across the state will compete in Athletics (Track & Field), Bocce, Powerlifting and Unified Volleyball. Sign up today to play, coach or volunteer for this event.
Join us on May 25th at Collins Perley Sports and Fitness Center in Saint Albans, Vermont as our athletes Play Unified Bocce. It's an opportunity for people with and without intellectual disabilities to join together in bocce competition. Come witness the power of sports!
The 2017 Summer Games will feature competition in Athletics, Basketball, Cycling, Gymnastics and Tennis for more than 3,000 Texas athletes.
On a Unified Track and Field team, students with and without intellectual disabilities compete alongside each. Each team members competes in one field event, one track event and one relay. Competition divisions are based on similar ability levels to ensure meaningful involvement.
By providing opportunities for students both with all types of disabilities and without disabilities to participate in sports meaningfully and by engaging other students in the school community, Interscholastic Unified Sports (IUS) helps promote inclusion, acceptance, and respect.
The Special Olympics Interscholastic Unified Sports program is supported by the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) and the Bureau of Special Education, Pennsylvania Department of Education.