Special Olympics Pennsylvania’s Philadelphia program provides year-round sports training and athletic competition for children and adults in Philadelphia with intellectual disabilities.

The program, however, is about more than just sports. Through work in health, education, community building and sports, Special Olympics is addressing inactivity, injustice, intolerance and social isolation by encouraging and empowering people with intellectual disabilities.

News & Events
Spread the Word to End the Word!
March 4, 2015

Wednesday, March 4 is the Annual Day of Awareness! WHAT: Spread the Word to End the Word is an ongoing effort by Special Olympics, Best Buddies and our supporters to inspire respect and acceptance through raising the consciousness of society about the R-word – ‘retard(ed)’ – and how hurtful words and disrespect can be toward people […]

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SOPA Philly Town Hall Meeting February 18th!
February 5, 2015

Special Olympics Philadelphia is calling all Athletes, Coaches, Volunteers, and families to come out to meet the new Director of Special Olympics Philadelphia!   This is an opportunity to share your Ideas, thoughts, concerns, and give your input as we formulate the strategic plan for Philadelphia that will guide our program over the next three […]

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