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36,739 children, youth & adults

with an intellectual disability are registered in Special Olympics programs.

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.

Highlights

TUNE IN ALERT! October 25 at 1PM EST tune in to TSN 4 to watch the premier of the Special O Canada 2014 Summer Games Broadcast!

On Saturday October 25 at 1 PM Eastern Standard Time TSN 4 will be premiering the Special Olympics Canada 2014 Summer Games broadcast! It’s an amazing piece that showcases the incredible abilities of our athletes. From Jackie Barrett deadlifting 600 kgs to Danny Peaslee’s incredible golf skills, it is an unbelievable showcase of talent and [...]

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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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