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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Special Olympics offers 30-plus sports for people with intellectual disabilities and many Unified Sports for people with and without ID.
With offices in 169 countries, Special Olympics gives you the chance to change lives where you live.
Learn about the power of Special Olympics to inspire hope, confidence and courage
On 20 July, we celebrate the inspiration, impact and courageous spirit of Eunice Kennedy Shriver.
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Special Olympics training and competitions happen every day. Monthly giving is easy, convenient and will make a difference all year long.
Funding Special Olympics work worldwide.
Global Impact Partner for Special Olympics.
Special Olympics Founding Partner
Special Olympics Official Broadcast Partner & Global Presenting Sponsor of Unified Sports®
Official global supplier of ophthalmic lenses
Expanding health services for people with intellectual disabilities.
Provides protective sports eyewear.
Supports access to quality eye care.
Supports Special Olympics Youth Programs.
Revolutionizing information systems that power our games.
Provides consumer insights to grow our brand.
Celebrating over 30 years of partnership with Special Olympics.
Supplies optical frames and sunglasses.
Provides greater inclusion of children with disabilities.
Powering our global youth marketing campaign.
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