North America Region
A group of six male runners running on a track with spectators in the background.
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
Special Olympics Global Ambassador Joe Haden Speaks to Today Show About Inspiration from His Brother
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On 6 October 2021, Special Olympics convened its first-ever Special Olympics Caribbean Sports Ministers Forum.
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Chris Nikic spreads inspiration in his new book.
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North America Contact Information
3712 Benson Drive, Suite 102
Raleigh, NC
General Info: Contact Us
Below you'll find resources for Special Olympics North America (SONA) Region and Programs.