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What We Do
What We Do
Special Olympics supports over 4 million athletes, coaches, and volunteers with 32 Olympic-type sports.
Games and Competition
Local and international year-round sports training and athletic competitions.
Improving the health and well-being of people with intellectual disabilities.
Youth and Schools
Empowering Youth Leaders, educators, coaches, and families to build inclusive schools and communities for all.
Unleashing leadership potential in people of all abilities.
The Revolution Is Inclusion
A peaceful campaign to end discrimination of people with intellectual disabilities.
Become an Athlete
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Become a Coach
Become an Official
Ways to Donate
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Law Enforcement Torch Run
Get in touch with us to volunteer, become an athlete, join a Unified Sports team, work as a coach and learn about upcoming events.
Get inspired with stories of joy, perseverance, and achievement.
Learn more about the power Special Olympics has to make real change around the world.
In the News
Hear about Special Olympics impact from around the world.
Inclusion Revolution Radio
Inclusion Revolution Radio episodes drop every other Friday at 10am ET. The athlete-led podcast wants to know: what does inclusion mean to you?
Unified Cup 2022
31 July – 6 August 2022 in Detroit, MI USA
17 – 25 June 2023 in Berlin, Germany
Schedule & Results
Competition schedule and results for world and regional games. See results from the 2022 Berlin National Games.
Host an Event
Learn more about hosing an international Special Olympics event.
Unified Cup 2022
The Special Olympics Unified Cup 2022 presented by Toyota will show the world how the power of sport builds and shapes a diverse community that unites and empowers people of all abilities, from all backgrounds.
About Intellectual Disabilities
Eunice Kennedy Shriver's Story
Board of Directors
Sargent Shriver International Global Messengers
Governance & Finance
Youth Innovation Project Search
results that match your search.
Unified Training on Digital Skills
Oussama and Taha are helping Special Olympics athletes learn the skills needed to use common digital platforms.
Zahraa and Haya are supporting Special Olympics athletes and Youth Leaders by helping them create content and expand their reach on social media.
Integrate... Accept the Other... Don't Bully
Sibling Youth Leaders Nadeem and Ashrakat are spreading inclusion by leading workshops for school students and other members of their community.
Unified Activites in Puyang
Jianyu is working to spread inclusion through Unified music and arts activities.
A Study on the Social Interaction of Youth With and Without Disabilities
Mina and Min Woo strive to demolish hurtful stigmas and show that individuals with intellectual disabilities are extremely capable and able to succeed.
Man In and Wai Meng will foster new friendships between students with and without intellectual disabilities through creating shared experiences and understanding.
Youth Bike Riding Tour
Kwon and Dahye are bringing young people together for Unified bike rides.
One Step Closer
Yeruult and Araijan's project will provide Special Olympics athletes and their families with practical skills for using digital technology.
Cabo Verde Acessivel Digitalmente Para Todos
Edna and Clenira are working to create "Digital Accessibility for All" through providing technology and training to students in Cape Verde.
Digital Access for All
Saraha will improve digital access in schools through providing technology and ideas for inclusive educational activities.