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  • Who We Are

    A global sport and social movement that touches and changes the lives of individuals with intellectual disabilities through the transformative power of sports.

  • What We Do

    Special Olympics Singapore is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

  • About Intellectual Disability

    Intellectual disability (ID) is a term used to describe a person with certain limitations in cognitive functioning and other skills, including communication and self-care. These limitations can cause a child to develop and learn more slowly or differently. Intellectual disability is the most common developmental disability.

Upcoming Events in Singapore

DATE EVENT LOCATION
13 June 2015
Teck Ghee CC Sports Carnival
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Teck Ghee CC
6 June 2015
Activity Day with Uniqlo
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To be confirmed
24 May 2015
NTU Vertical Marathon
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News and Stories from Singapore

4 April 2015

Baking Session by Hwa Chong Institution

Lim Seng Poh

A total of 10 athletes and their caregivers from the weekly swimming programme attended the baking session on Saturday, 4th April at ToTT Store organised by a group of students from Hwa Chong Institution.


Each athlete and caregiver was partnered with 1-2 volunteers during the baking session. They were tasked to mix the ingredients for chocolate chips cookies and banana cupcakes, roll balls of mixture and place on a baking tray before sending it to the oven, assisted by the staff at ToTT Store.


The freshly baked products were cooled and packed in a box and given to the athletes for their effort and time spent on a memorable afternoon.


Our sincere thanks to the following groups of people for making the baking session an enjoyable one;


Natalie and her group of student volunteers for organising and providing a wonderful venue for the baking session as well as athletes and their caregivers from the weekly swimming programme for attending the workshop.

A total of 10 athletes and their caregivers from the weekly swimming programme attended the baking session on Saturday, 4th April at ToTT Store organised by a group of students from Hwa Chong ...

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21 Mar 2015

Meeting with Andy Cole by Courts Singapore

Michael Goh

Special Olympics Singapore was honoured to be invited by Courts to meet Manchester United Legend and Global Ambassador, Andy Cole on the lovely Saturday.


Our athletes and unified partners were privileged to get up close with Andy Cole; having their Manchester United Jersey, balls and other items, signed by the legend. Two of the unified partners even stood a chance to watch Liverpool vs Manchester United with Andy Cole for giving the correct answer to the question posted by the emcee, Jamie Yeo.


The boys were exhilarated by this event and definitely look forward meet more of such legends in the future!

Special Olympics Singapore was honoured to be invited by Courts to meet Manchester United Legend and Global Ambassador, Andy Cole on the lovely Saturday.


Our athletes and ...

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8 Mar 2015

FAS Women Football Competition

Admin

The Football Association of Singapore (FAS) organized the inaugural Women’s Football Day at the Padang, in conjunction with International Women’s Day. The event was graced by Guest of Honor Ms. Grace Fu, Minister, Prime Minister’s Office; Second Minister for the Environment and Water Resources and Second Minister for Foreign Affairs).


As part of preparation for the Special Olympics World Summer Games, our female football team participated in the 5 a-side competition, 13 to 17 years old category. The 5 a-side category saw 6 teams competing in round robin format. Our girls played well and came in 3rd position. Only the top 2 teams advanced to the finals

The Football Association of Singapore (FAS) organized the inaugural Women’s Football Day at the Padang, in conjunction with International Women’s Day. The event was graced by Guest of Honor Ms. Grace Fu, Minister, Prime ...

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2011 World Summer Games - Our very first Marathon Runner

Flying from Changi Airport, I was happy to see many people sending us off. Tim, a coach who trained me, and my family were all there. The flight to Athens was 12 hours long but the stewardesses were pretty and we took photos ...

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Coaches Stories
Thoughts of a Volunteer Coach - Dave Tay

I started volunteering for Special Olympics in 2008. I was in the Navy then so could only offer myself during Saturdays. I was abit worried at first because I have not coached an ID personnel before and am not sure whether I ...

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Thoughts of A Parent - Mdm Ratna Md. Zain

I knew my baby has Down Syndrome when I was 4 months pregnant in 1995. She was born 2 month premature by C-section and stayed 2 months in the ICU. Her birth weight was only 1.7kg. She looked tiny when discharged and weighed ...

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