Creating Social Inclusion in Schools Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools (formerly Project UNIFY) builds on Special Olympics Colorado’s values, principles, practices, experiences and impacts to shape a generation that welcomes everyone. Our Goal: Schools that Welcome All People The Unified Champion Schools approach incorporates Special Olympics sports and related activities while enhancing the youth experience
Special Olympics Colorado offers a variety of Health & Wellness Programming, including: Healthy LEAP Healthy LEAP (Lifestyle Education And Practice) is a series of health, nutrition, fitness, safety and injury prevention lessons and practical applications created specifically for youth and adults with and without intellectual disabilities. Each lesson includes specific tasks and activities to jump start
Youth Activation Committee (YAC) Special Olympics Colorado Project UNIFY is driven by a youth-led activation committee representing middle school, high school, and college students across the state. Youth members work together to develop strategies to promote schools and communities where all young people are agents of change, advocating for individuals with intellectual disabilities and creating
Athlete Leadership Programs (ALPs) allow Special Olympics athletes to help shape the future of the Special Olympics movement and ensure all people with intellectual disabilities have the opportunity to participate in sports training and competition that is fun and fair. ALPs train athletes to serve in meaningful leadership roles other than or in addition to
A Partner’s Club is a club for students with and without intellectual disabilities that comes together for sports, games, community service, school events, and most of all, to have fun!