East Asia Region
Special Olympics works closely with its six accredited programs in East Asia to offer summer and winter sports for more than 1.2 million athletes with intellectual disabilities. East Asia has also hosted two World Games competitions: the 2007 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Shanghai, China, and the 2013 World Winter Games in PyeongChang, Korea.
Stories from East Asia
Special education teachers Ms. Lai and Ms. Ciou have watched their school community grow and thrive through Unified Sports in Taiwan.2 Min Read
Special Olympics China Athlete and Youth Leader Shiyu reflects on the impact of Unified Sports on her life.3 Min Read
A special education school principal from China reflects on the positive impact that Unified Sports has had on local students with and without disabilities.3 Min Read
East Asia Contact Information
Below you'll find resources for Special Olympics East Asia (SOEA) region and programs.