Athlete Empowerment & Leadership

Athlete Empowerment & Leadership_test test test  Athlete Empowerment    Special Olympics Ontario is committed to ensuring that athletes participate in all key areas of the organization through athlete empowerment initiatives. This commitment hopes to ensure that athletes are given the opportunity to participate in the Special Olympics movement beyond sports training and competition. Through athlete empowerment, Special Olympics Ontario hopes …

ATHLETE ELIGIBILITY

ATHLETE ELIGIBILITY If an individual is two years of age or older and is identified by an agency or professional as having an intellectual disability, then that person is eligible to participate as an athlete in Special Olympics.   If the person is identified as having closely related developmental disabilities with functional limitations in both general and learning adaptive skills, …

OPPORTUNITIES IN SPORT

OPPORTUNITIES IN SPORT   Training Special Olympics Ontario training programs are community-based and work at a grassroots level. Sport clubs are located in communities across the province that are responsible for offering training opportunities in various sports. Programs are offered, and run, at the local level by a dedicated group of volunteers.   Local Competition The province is divided into …