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50 per cent

of Special Olympics athletes work. They are 5 times more likely to work than adults with an intellectual disability not enrolled in Special Olympics.

1968 The year Special Olympics was founded

by Eunice Kennedy Shriver.

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Special Olympics Canada Launches New Coaching Course for Program Leaders of Active Start and Fundamentals Programs

Special Olympics Canada (SOC) is proud to announce the launch of its Coaching Young Athletes course. This course fits into the Community – Initiation stream of the National Coaching Certification Program and is intended for coaches of SOC’s Active Start and Fundamentals programs. The Active Start and Fundamentals programs are based on the principles of [...]

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Special Olympics Canada Announces 2014 National Awards Winners

Special Olympics Canada is delighted to announce its National Awards winners for 2014. The Special Olympics Canada National Awards recognize the athletes, coaches and volunteers who have exemplified the spirit and essence of the Special Olympics Movement throughout the year. Award winners will be honoured during the 2014 National Awards evening on Thursday, November 20 [...]

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