Through the power of sport, people with intellectual disabilities discover new strengths and abilities, skills and success. Special Olympics athletes inspire people in their communities and elsewhere to open their hearts to a wider world of talents and human potential.
Special Olympics is a global movement to end discrimination against people with intellectual disabilities. The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuous opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in an exchange. of talents, skills and companionship with their families, other athletes, and the community.