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 5.6 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.
Get involved with Special Olympics in your neighborhood. Find the program nearest you.
Get involved with our Unified Sports, a quick path to friendship and fun.
Special Olympics has events and competitions happening in places all around the world. View our events.
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I Pledge not to use the R word. Everyone is born as the same kind of human species. The R word does NOT exist in my Vocabulary.
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Dr. Clement Chileshe
Let's make an effort to remove ugly phrases from our language and discourage those who use those words in a derogatory manner from doing so.
I had a dear friend with special needs. When I first met her I didn't know what to think of her.
Darren Paul Wilkinson
Special Olympics came to Sheffield, England and I was fortunate to be chosen as a volunteer. I have witnessed over the last 4 days things that brought a grown man to his knees.
Inge De Rouck
My experiences have reinforced my pledge to never use the R word and to discourage those around me from ever using it.
My names is Doug. I am the morale building coach of the Red Bandits of Summit, NJ.