Special Olympics Canada | Olympiques Spéciaux Canada
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.

Team Canada

2011-2012 Research Funding Cycle Now Open

Special Olympics Canada funds an annual research program to promote and support research activities which will enhance athlete development and performance as well as coach development.

The 2011-2012 funding cycle is now open and will accept applications until 5pm EST July 4, 2011.

Please click here to access submission guidelines.