Special Olympics Canada | Olympiques Spéciaux Canada
1968 The year Special Olympics was founded

by Eunice Kennedy Shriver.

12 floor hockey players

were brought to Chicago by Harold Smith to represent Canada at the first International Special Olympics in 1968

Team Canada

It’s World Down Syndrome Awareness Day!

It’s World Down Syndrome Awareness Day!! This is a day near and dear to our hearts, because we’ve always known people with Down Syndrome are vital and important members of communities throughout the world. Please make sure to spread the word about #WDSD16 today and let’s talk about Down Syndrome in a positive light! We absolutely LOVE this video, which perfectly highlights just how equal people with Down Syndrome are!!! Happy World Down Syndrome Awareness Day!!