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Unified Strategy for Schools®

Unified Strategy for Schools

Special Olympics Unified Sports® is an education and sports based strategy powered by an engaged youth community that increases athletic and leadership opportunities for students with and without intellectual disabilities, while creating communities of acceptance for all.

2016-2017 Program Application

If you would like your school to participate in Unified Sports, please fill out the 2016-2017 Program Application

Unified Sports: A Students Guide

Throughout this guide, you will find step-by-step instructions to start a Special Olympics Unified Sports® Program at your school. You will also find helpful tips, and inspirational stories to help you along your journey. You will soon see how beneficial this program will be to you and your friends, with and without disabilities. Click here for the Unified Sports Student Guide.

R-Word Campaign

Special Olympics strives to gain respect and acceptance for individuals with disabilities worldwide and is taking a stand against the r-word (retard) with the “Spread the Word to End the Word” Campaign. Click here to learn more about the R-Word Campaign

Do You Have A Unfiied Sports Success Story? We Want to Hear it!

Submit your story here!

Looking for more Unified Sports Resources?

Click here for the Unified Strategy for Schools® resource page. The Unified Strategy for Schools® resource page serves as a portal for youth, programs and educators who are looking to become more involved with the Special Olympics movement.  

For more information please contact your Local Area Director or Director of Support Programs, Brittany Doud,