Special Olympics New York provides inclusive opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities to discover and unleash the champion within. Our athletes experience the thrill of competing in authentic sports. They overcome defeat, taste victory and stay active for life.

Special Olympics New York provides inclusive opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities to discover and unleash the champion within. Our athletes experience the thrill of competing in authentic sports. They overcome defeat, taste victory and stay active for life.

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Join us for
USA Games!

The Special Olympics New York USA Games delegation will include nearly 200 athletes and coaches competing in 14 sports, June 5-12, 2022 at Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. More than 5,500 athletes and coaches from all 50 states and the Caribbean will compete.
The Special Olympics New York USA Games delegation will include nearly 200 athletes and coaches competing in 14 sports, June 5-12, 2022 at Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. More than 5,500 athletes and coaches from all 50 states and the Caribbean will compete.
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If you don't have this in your school, you should!

Every child deserves to play! Unified Sports promotes inclusion by bringing students with and without intellectual disabilities together as teammates.
Every child deserves to play! Unified Sports promotes inclusion by bringing students with and without intellectual disabilities together as teammates.
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A Vibrant Community

Leadership skills and healthy living benefit athletes long after any game, so lessons of inclusivity and wellness radiate across the state.

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