North America Region

North America has over half a million athletes participating in all 32 sports offered by Special Olympics. It is home to athletes from Canada, the Caribbean and the United States. Special Olympics is dedicated to empowering individuals with intellectual disabilities to become physically fit, productive and respected members of society through sports training and competition.
Stories from North America
David Egan stands next to a SourceAmerica sign at the 2018 USA Games in Seattle.
Exemplifying the spirit of the Delivering Jobs campaign, the launch on 22 October 2019 was a truly collaborative effort between Autism Speaks, Best Buddies, and Special Olympics in partnership with the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF).
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Group of sorts persons putting their hands together in a circular huddle.
On 22 October, Autism Speaks, Best Buddies and Special Olympics, in partnership with the Entertainment Industry Foundation, announced the launch of Delivering Jobs, an inclusion campaign designed to create pathways to one million employment and leadership opportunities for people with autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy and other intellectual and developmental differences by 2025.
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Savyna smiling wearing a shirt that reads, "Be a good human" and holding a sign that reads, "Choose to Include."
Our 1.5 million volunteers are the backbone of the Special Olympics movement.
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