Calling all athletes, Unified partners, family members and coaches! Connect and compete this fall season.
With your support, Special Olympics can transform lives through the joy of sport, each and every day.
Help us get one more athlete on the field!
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Special Olympics was started by Eunice Kennedy Shriver in 1968 as a way to provide people with intellectual disabilities a place to play, and feel included.
Today, her vision has become a Global movement with over 4.7 million athletes competing in 169 countries.
Through programming in sports, health, education and community building, Special Olympics is changing the lives of people with intellectual disabilities. Special Olympics is able to remove barriers and stigmas that people with intellectual disabilities face, and to share with the community the gifts and talents they possess.