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  • Special Olympics

    Agency: Special Olympics Iowa, Inc.

    SPECIAL OLYMPICS IOWA is a statewide non-profit organization that uses sports training and quality competition to provide people with intellectual disabilities the opportunity to participate in a larger society where they are accepted and respected. Special Olympics Iowa currently serves 11,000 athletes and sports partners in all 99 counties in Iowa. Training and competition is offered in 23 different sports throughout the year. SPECIALIZED PROGRAMS: Challenge Days are specially designed events using switch activated equipment for athletes with the most severe and profound physical and intellectual disabilities. Unified Sports is the pairing of athletes with intellectual disabilities and those without on the same team. Athlete Leadership Program (ALP) is designed to train athletes in literacy and speaking skills to enable the athletes to serve as public speakers, board members and other leadership roles in the community. Healthy Athletes is a screening program promoting greater overall health and fitness for the athletes. "Young Athletes" is an introductory program offering play day activities and socialization skills for children with intellectual disabilities between the ages of 2 and 7.

    • Special Olympics Iowa, Inc.
      Main Phone: (515) 986-5520
      Fax: (515) 986-5530
      Toll-Free: (877) 267-0134
      551 Southeast Dovetail Road
      Grimes, IA 50111

    Agency: Special Olympics Iowa, Inc.

    Languages Available: English

    Fees: None

    Intake: Call or visit website for more information

    Eligibility: Diagnosis or evaluation which has determined intellectual disabilities

    Documents Required: Call for details

    Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Summer hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm and Fri 8:30 am-12 pm

    Areas Served:

    - Special Olympics

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