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Unified Sports

Team sports bring people together. Special Olympics Unified Sports® teams do that, too and much more. More than 1.2 million people worldwide take part in Unified Sports, breaking down stereotypes about people with intellectual disabilities in a really fun way. Promoting Social Inclusion Through Sport Special Olympics is dedicated to promoting social inclusion through shared

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Unified Champion Schools

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

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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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Colorado Rapids Unified Soccer

Through the generosity of the Kroenke Sports Charities’ Teammates for Kids, in addition to support from Dick’s Sporting Goods and the Colorado Rapids, 20 athletes and coaches from Colorado will have the opportunity to join the Rapids in a one-of-a-kind experience. The unified team, which is comprised of players both with and without intellectual disabilities

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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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Young Athletes presented by Comfort Dental

Special Olympics created this program in 2007 to reach out to children with intellectual disabilities ages 2 1/2 to 7, and to welcome them and their families to the Special Olympics movement. The Young Athletes Program is an innovative sports play program for children ages 2 1/2  through 7 with intellectual disabilities and their non-disabled peers,

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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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