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
Amber Gertsch is a very active athlete from Special Olympics Utah. She continues to compete in virtual walking events.
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Special Olympics takes part in the Big Game media tour virtually.
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Caley Versfelt guest stars in an episode of ABC's The Good Doctor. As a person with an intellectual disability, she represents just 3% that is employed in the entertainment industry.
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North America Contact Information
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3712 Benson Drive, Suite 102
Raleigh, NC
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Below you'll find resources for Special Olympics North America (SONA) Region and Programs.