Statewide Information Resource & Referral for Advocacy & Service for People with Developmental Disabilities

Special Olympics

Special Olympics is another organization specifically designed to meet the recreation needs of people with disabilities. Special Olympics provides year-round sports training and competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities and closely related developmental disabilities by giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy, and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community. For additional information about opportunities in your area through Special Olympics Illinois, see their website at www.soill.org.

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