Youth Programs

Unified School Strategy (formerly Project UNIFY)

Special Olympics Unified Schools® is a national project, funded by the US Department of Education that is implemented within elementary, middle and high schools across the nation. Its goal is to activate youth around the country in an effort to promote the importance of inclusive school activities. Special Olympics Unified Schools is designed to change

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Health and Wellness

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

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Youth Activation Committee

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

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Athlete Leadership Programs

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

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Special Olympics Partner’s Club

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!

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