Asia Pacific Region
With more than 1.9 million athletes in 35 countries, Special Olympics programs in the Asia Pacific region are expanding rapidly. Across the region, our goal is promoting respect, inclusion and human dignity for people with intellectual disabilities through sports.
Stories from Asia Pacific
Welcome to Human R.A.C.E., our engine to drive Respect, Acceptance, Change and Equality for people with intellectual disabilities. We are more similar than we are different, so why discriminate? Hear our voices. Feel our fears. Share our joy as we race to the finish line.
The 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi proved to be a life-changing experience for the athletes, unified partners and coaches of Team Singapore. Be inspired by their journey of courage and determination.
Ben Haack, Special Olympics Athlete Leader from Australia, and Olivia Najdovski, 2020 Social Connectedness Fellow at Special Olympics, discuss the need to include people with intellectual disabilities in research design for studies pertaining to them in a post for The Samuel Centre for Social Connectedness.1 Min Read
Asia Pacific Contact Information
Special Olympics Asia Pacific Resources page is a self-service area where you can get tools, files and information that pertain to the Asia Pacific region.
Asia Pacific Programs
- American Samoa
- Bharat (India)
- Brunei Darussalam
- Marshall Islands
- New Zealand
- Nippon (Japan)
- Papua New Guinea
- Serendib (Sri Lanka)
- Solomon Islands
- Timor Leste
Asia Pacific Board of Directors