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 over 4.5 million athletes of all ages with intellectual disabilities around the world.
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Eunice Kennedy Shriver was a pioneer in the struggle for the rights of people with intellectual disabilities.
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Maria Jose Gonzalez
Fernando started participating in athletics, basketball and swimming – his current sport. His family, teachers and friends are very pleased with the accomplishments that Fernando has had thanks to his perseverance and effort.
Playa Hermosa was the ideal place to begin the 'ActivatENS breaking boundries’ project. It is a partnership between the Faculty of Sports of the UABC and 'adapts CHILE breaking boundaries.'
April 2 was held on event "United Hands for Autism" to commemorate the World Day for the awareness of Autism,
For a whole week athletes from the different states of the country did their best on their skills training. Winning gold medals was drawn according to the guidelines of Special Olympics.