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Think of other’s as havening a disability as a gift from God to show other’s they can do something special.
--Jennifer Hoover

Try something new at least once
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I firmly believe Special Olympics is more than just a program of sports, training and competition; it's a strong statement of optimism about human life.
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William J. Clinton, former president of the United States of America

If people would believe in us like Special Olympics and see what we can do, they would be amazed. My ambition in life is to turn ‘no’ into ‘yes.’ If someone says I can’t do something, I want to prove I can.
Suzanne O’Moore, Special Olympics Australia athlete
It is the Special Olympics athletes’ ability to deliver and exceed everyone’s expectations, including my own that impresses me the most.
Peter Lynch, Vice Chairman, Fidelity Management and Research Company

"Share our similarities, celebrate our differences."

Special Olympics Athlete Oath

"Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.

Miley Cyrus - The Climb: Hannah Montana The Movie

The Climb by Miley Cyrus should be Special Olympics theme song. To me it means, for everything that comes your way; you will always have another challenge. You can find out your meaning for yourself.

From Special Olympics Fan Community

A World of Neglect

A World of Neglect
People with intellectual disabilities are every society's most neglected population. Nearly 200 million people, or three percent of the world's population, have an intellectual disability, making it the largest disability population in the world.

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

SO COLLEGE

Are you in? Are you a fan of dignity? Of acceptance? Of the humanity of all people, regardless of ability? If so, it is time you joined our network of college and university students supporting Special Olympics.

Connecting People Together

SO College connects hotspots of college student involvement with individuals with intellectual disabilities and the social movement for their benefit. Created by college students for college students, the network seeks the membership of campus groups who share the common goals of enhancing the lives of people with intellectual disabilities and building a more accepting world for all.

The movement has already started. Sign up today!

Mission: The SO College network unites college students to enhance the lives of people with intellectual disabilities through sports, friendship, advocacy and other activities.


What YOU Can Do

Make a difference in a special person's life and fill out the SO College application today!

Get in touch with Special Olympics near you to see what you can do to help.

Follow Special Olympics online through Twitter, Facebook and our own Fan Community.

Donate money to keep Special Olympics programs going.

Contribute five minutes to take the pledge to stop using "retard" as an insult.

Know someone with an intellectual disability? Refer them to a Special Olympics program nearby

Join the group on Facebook.

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