Special Olympics is Changing the World!
Every day, in 169 countries, our sports bring people together, creating a healthier, more welcoming world for all.
Heavy Hitter
David Egan has testified in the U.S. Senate and worked on Capitol Hill. Learn more about this athlete leader.
Video: "Indescribable"
How Special Olympics snowboarder Daina Shilts, left, got to team up at X-Games with Olympic snowboarding champion Hannah Teter, center.
Video: Why Michael Phelps Loves Special Olympics
See who else loves the idea of creating a more welcoming world where everyone is included. Watch the video now.
Video: Come To Our World
Watch this short video to see how uniting on the playing field can change the game for all of us.
Sports and So Much More
With over 108,000 events a year – plus leadership, health and unified programs -- our athletes find fulfillment on the playing field and in life.
Changing Attitudes
Every day, our athletes inspire people everywhere to open their hearts to a wider world of human talents and potential.
Improving Athlete Health
We open doors to better health care for people with intellectual disabilities, who face stigma and often lack access to care.
Play Unified!
Unified Sports teams people with and without intellectual disabilities in a common bond in their love of sports.
Out of the Shadows
For decades, Special Olympics has been breaking down barriers and creating opportunities to let talents and joy shine through! 
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