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Special Olympics Arizona

Joined in February 2020

About Us

For people with intellectual disabilities, Special Olympics is often the only place where they have an opportunity to participate in their communities and develop belief in themselves. For athletes, Special Olympics sports provide a gateway to empowerment, competence, acceptance and joy. The lessons learned in Special Olympics also impact their life skills. Sports training enhances focus and gives participants a structure for learning important lessons about perseverance, endurance and setting goals. Many people are surprised to know, more than half of adult Special Olympics athletes in the United States are employed, versus 10 percent of intellectually disabled persons who do not participate in Special Olympics.

For people with intellectual disabilities, Special Olympics is often the only place where they have an opportunity to participate in their communities and develop belief in themselves. For athletes, Special Olympics sports provide a…

Issue Areas Include

  • Arts & Music
  • Children & Youth
  • Disability
  • Health & Medicine
  • Sports & Recreation

Location & Contact

Current listings by Special Olympics Arizona

Volunteer +LocationDate Posted
JE Dunn Golf TournamentPhoenix, AZSeptember 15, 2020

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