Special Olympics GB

Charity Overview

Special Olympics GB is the country’s largest provider of year-round sports participation in a variety of Olympic-type sports for all children and adults with intellectual disabilities. It creates engaging, competitive and inclusive programmes which empower, increase confidence, help to realise potential, improve health and mental well-being – installing pride, gaining respect, driving ambition. It also uses the power of sport to provide opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities to live active, healthy and fulfilling lives.

Special Olympics GB inspires real change by raising awareness of intellectual disability – changing attitudes, ending discrimination, and building an inclusive world for all.