SPECIAL OLYMPICS NEW YORK UNIFIED BASKETBALL SEASON SCHEDULE
Monday May 6, 2019
ALBANY, NY — Special Olympics New York Unified Basketball season is underway, with games beginning in high schools throughout New York state last week.
More than 6,000 students from more than 150 schools in New York currently participate in Unified Sports, where an approximately equal number of students with and without intellectual disabilities play on the same team. In addition, youth leaders who participate in Unified sports are creating inclusive school communities where students of all abilities are accepted and celebrated.
Media planning to attend a game are encouraged to confirm with the host school, as games are subject to scheduling changes.
About Special Olympics New York
Special Olympics New York is the largest statewide Special Olympics chapter in the country, serving more than 67,000 athletes across New York with year-round sports training, athletic competition, and health screenings. The organization also partners with nearly 150 schools statewide to offer unified sports. All Special Olympics New York programs are provided at no cost to athletes, their families or caregivers. Learn more at www.specialolympicsNY.org and #SpecialOlympicsNY.
Robyn Armando, Vice President Marketing & Branding, (518) 930-4890, firstname.lastname@example.org