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Special Olympics is a worldwide movement of creating a world of inclusion and community, founded in 1968. As a cite they want to make everyone feel accepted regardless of their disability. Their goal is to make the world healthier, better, happier one athlete at a time. Special Olympics is center around their athletes, both children and adults with disabilities. People with disabilities are in all places across the world. As an organization they want to reach out to over 200 million people and have athletes from 169 countries already.The athletes involved make many friends and positive connections through their activities. The organization’s mission, is to offer year-round athletic training and competition in Olympic type sports for people with disabilities. This allows the athletes to discover new skills and share joy with their families. The site has many different tabs such as, What We Do, Who We Are, Get Involved, Sports & Games and Support and Work. Under the “What We Do” section you can find a general explanation and their mission statement. In the “Who We Are” area you can find more on target audience and the athletes. The rest of the tabs offer information on how to get involved, the sports offered and ways you can support. …show more content…
My high school I graduated from happens to very involved in Special Olympics. My senior year of basketball we had a kid with autism that played on the team. For his first two years he only practiced with us and then competed in his Special Olympic contest. His junior and senior years he was able to play on the junior varsity team and scored several baskets. I think this is a perfect example of how a coach use the information from the site for certain

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