Welcome To Special Olympics International!

We are a global organization with programs in 170 countries. This site may be customized by language and geographic region.

  • Unified Champion Schools

    Unified Champion Schools guides young people to make a future that's welcoming and respectful to all. It's an inclusive program, so everyone is welcome. Together we will make an inclusive future for us all.

Play Unified, Live Unified

Inclusive sports provide youth with and without intellectual disabilities the opportunity to train and play together as teammates. Students develop exceptional athletic skills while forming friendships, fostering respect for each other, and becoming leaders on and off the court. Learn more

Leaders of Today

Special Olympics Unified Schools provides opportunities for young people of all abilities to be leaders in their schools and communities by promoting equality and acceptance. These leadership activities help students with and without intellectual disabilities find their voices by teaching them to become change agents striving for respect and inclusion. Get resources to help you become a leader

Engaging All Students

Students of all abilities have the power to positively impact their school communities by promoting social inclusion. With tools such as Spread the Word to End the Word®, Get Into It, and Special Olympics College Clubs, youth are creating an educational environment where respect and acceptance are the norm and all students feel included and engaged.

Get Started In Your Community

Activate around social media, volunteer with your local program, or organize a Unified Schools program at your local school. Get started

Unified Schools Resources

To learn more about Special Olympics Unified Schools, visit our Resources Homepage where you’ll find a collection of tools to assist students, teachers, and State Programs in promoting Unified Schools in their schools and communities.

Please note the Unified Schools (formerly known as Project UNIFY) page is under construction. We are in the process of updating all resources and materials so please check back for updates in the future.