Special Olympics Auckland
Special Olympics Auckland was started in 1986 and offers regular sports training and competition for people with an intellectual disability. We are part of an international movement started in 1968 by Eunice Kennedy Shriver, As the title of a recent books points out she was "The Kennedy who changed the World."
For some athletes the experience of participating in sport can be a life changing, boosting self confidence and helping to promote a "Can Do" attitude. For many it provides the social interaction we all need to thrive and grow.
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Special Olympics provide sports training and competition and social activities for people with intellectual disabilities.Participation in competition can lead to selection for National and International events.