The High School Years

By: Jason Scorcia  Chapter 3 When I first started thinking about writing these stories about my Special Olympics adventures, it was the high school years that I was most excited to write about. If you, or someone you love, is about to head off to high school, I want to tell you that these years were some of the best of my life …

School is Fun for Everyone!

By: Jason Scorcia  Chapter 2 Going to school can be a scary experience for anyone. When I was younger I went to a school near the airport called Our Lady of the Airways. I guess it was called that because we used to see planes flying overhead all the time! I had no idea back then when I looked up at the …

Sports, Hope and Having Fun

Jason’s JourneyThe Story Behind Jason’s Quest and Jason ScorciaA Special Olympics Superhero Spreading the Message of Sports, Hope and Having Fun to Everyone!  By: Jason Scorcia  Introduction– Sports, Hope and Having Fun – Hi! I’m Jason but a lot of people call me J.J.  This was a nickname that started in elementary school, in part because there were also several other …

Special Olympics Ontario releases first-ever fully interactive Impact Report

This year, Special Olympics Ontario has taken the organizational Impact Report to the next level thanks to Provincial Partner Universus Media Group. The theme of the first-ever fully interactive Impact Report is Embracing Change & Empowering Dreams. “I am personally very excited about the launch of our first-ever fully interactive Impact Report, expressed Glenn MacDonell, President and CEO of Special …

Récipiendaires des prix provinciaux 2021

Félicitations à tous nos récipiendaires de prix provinciaux 2021!Veuillez rester à l’écoute pour plus de détails sur la cérémonie de remise des prix alors que nous célébrons les réalisations des athlètes, des entraîneurs et des bénévoles de toute la province! Prix du présidentJanice Dewland (Oshawa) Prix d’excellence pour athlèteRosie Laidler (Kincardine) Athlète de l’annéeJulia Romualdi (Timmins)Philip Lock (Barrie) Entraîneur de …

2021 Provincial Award Recipients

Congratulations to all of our 2021 Provincial Award Recipients!Please stay tuned for details on the award ceremony as we celebrate the accomplishments of athletes, coaches and volunteers from across the province! President’s AwardJanice Dewland (Oshawa) Athlete Lifetime Achievement AwardRosie Laidler (Kincardine) Athlete of the YearJulia Romualdi (Timmins)Philip Lock (Barrie) Coach of the YearJennifer Mousley (Cambridge)Lindsay Wilson (Toronto) Volunteer of the …

Appel de candidatures – Prix sportifs provinciaux 2021

Il est temps de nommer et de sélectionner les gagnants des prix provinciaux d’Olympiques spéciaux Ontario 2021 (pour la période du 1 juillet 2020 au 30 juin 2021). Nous sommes à nouveau à la recherche d’athlètes, d’entraîneurs et de bénévoles méritants dans diverses catégories, alors veuillez proposer des candidats méritants. Pour nommer des athlètes et des bénévoles, veuillez visiter notre site …

Call for Nominations – 2021 Provincial Sport Awards

It’s time to nominate and select 2021 Special Olympics Ontario Provincial Awards winners (for the period of July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021). We are once again looking for deserving athletes, coaches, and volunteers in various categories, so please nominate any deserving candidates.  To nominate athletes and volunteers please visit our Provincial Awards Site and submit your nomination on the online …

Special Olympics Ontario Board of Directors Announcement

Click on the image below to view the full size version. Special Olympics Ontario is pleased to announce the incoming Board of Directors for 2020-2021. The Board of Directors comprises of leaders from the non-profit and for-profit sector who are dedicated to the organization’s mission and strives to be a model of high governance performance with community reach and impact. …