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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.
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.
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By Jon-Paul St. Germain
Special Olympics means so much to her and to us as family members. She has gained so much confidence and made so many friends.
We started November with Unified Badminton Sport tournament where 12 athletes with and without disabilities showed their skills in the discipline.
Among many athletes who are competing at the Special Olympics, we found Gitte Van De Poel and Dries Vangeel.
Special Olympics welcomes applications for volunteer sport officials for the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles California, 24 July – 2 August 2015. The application deadline is July 1.
Anouk Van Hoofstadt
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