Special Olympics Asia Pacific Launches a Fitness App Designed for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

Three athletes gather for the SPROUT app launch.

Special Olympics Asia Pacific has partnered with a team of tech giants including Microsoft to develop an inclusive fitness app geared specifically to individuals with intellectual disabilities. The SPROUT app aims to empower individuals with intellectual disabilities to live a healthy lifestyle through the gamification of simple exercise.

SPROUT has unique features such as animated exercise videos, exercise time progress bars, auditory cues, mandatory rest and lockout periods. These features ensure that users experience a fair balance of exercise and rest to gain the best results.

SPROUT is currently available for download on the Google Play Store.

Sprout! Home-based fitness app exercises

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