Why are the Olympics special?
They ARE special!!
They brought globalisation to sports!!!!
Special Olympics was created in 1968.
Eunice Shriver began the Special Olympics.
No, they don't offer badminton in special olympics
the summer special Olympics are held every four years, and alternate with the winter special Olympics every two years, same as the standard Olympics. The next summer Olympics will be in 2011, and the winter in 2013.
The Special Olympics was founded in 1962 and is an internationa organization.
The Special Olympics is held around the University of Nebraska Lincoln and the Lincoln community.
i think special Olympics were founded because people needed it for their life
a disabled person can be in the special Olympics but not in the real Olympics
The Special Olympics was created by Eunice Kennedy Shriver, sister of John F Kennedy.
The Stephen Lynch CD "Superhero" has "Special Olympics" on it in the bonus tracks.
Eunice Kennedy Shriver, sister of the President John F. Kennedy, founded the Special Olympics.
no why else would it be the special olimpics
Do they have reserved parking for non-handicap people at the Special Olympics?
There was no summer or winter Olympics in 1985. There was a Winter Special Olympics in Utah in 1985.
The Kennedy family had a special needs sister who died many years ago, but I suspect that may have led to the idea of the Special Olympics.
IS there a limit on the number of participants in the special olympics?
The Special Olympics was started by Eunice Kennedy Shriver for athletes with disabilities to compete one with one another. As with the Olympics and the Paralympics, competitors win gold, silver, and bronze medals.
The first International Special Olympics were held in Soldier Field in Chicago, IL on 19 and 20 of July 1968.
There are five types of Olympics which are- 1-Summer Olympics 2-Winter Olympics 3-Paralympics (for disabled people) 4-Youth Olympics 5-Special Olympics
The global Special Olympics movement got its start on 20 July, 1968, when the First International Special Olympics Games were held at Soldier Field, Chicago, Illinois, USA. But the concept of Special Olympics was born much earlier, when Eunice Kennedy Shriver started a day camp for people with intellectual disabilities at her home in 1962. For more information, see the Related Link.
It is the birthplace of the modern Olympics.
The Paralympics and the Special Olympics ~ See related link below .
you must be at least eight years old and have a intellectual disablilty. there is no cost to the family and all people in charge of the special Olympics are volunteers.
they started the special olympics so that they can help people an make sure every body was treated with the same respect
The opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics is special because it's the beginning of the Winter Olympics. They're introducing all of the athletes that have came all the way there to try their best to win the gold medal.
Watch them run, watch them fall, Watch them try to catch a ball, Olympics At the special Olympics. Watch them laugh, watch them drool, Watch them fall into the pool, that's diving. At the special Olympics. And I know full well, that I will burn in hell, But those guys playing wheelchair basketball gotta be about the funniest freakin' thing I've ever seen in my life, At the special Olympics. Verse Two (yes, he really… Read More
Because the Olympics is a very special event so that's why
what special items are imported to the 2014 olypmics
help you get stronger : )
the Olympians are disabled- i think its great that they have their own Olympics! CLARIFICATION The impairments in each of these athletic competitions is very different. Paralympics - for athletes with mobility or vision impairment. Special Olympics - for athletes with intellectual impairment.
the people in the special Olympics are kids/teens/adults with a mental illness such as down syndrome or autism. The special Olympics gives them a chance to be successfull in sports, and get the attention they deserve. Special Olympics is for kids/teens/adults, all of whom have an intellectual disability, which can include diagnosed conditions like Down Syndrome and autism. Special Olympics gives people with an intellectual disability the chance to transform their lives through regular sports… Read More
Brave in the Attempt A Special Olympics Story - 2004 was released on: USA: 7 February 2004
The Olympics were never held in Ireland, however in 2003 Ireland hosted the Special Olympics which was the first time they were held outside of the US.
Every four years, but winter Olympics is not the same year. also special Olympics is a year round event.
special education people with a mental illness such as down syndrome or autism
The Special Olympics was begun by the Kennedy family for a sister who was mentally challenged. It is a national and international event which provides athletes with disabilities to compete and win awards. -they are different because one is for intellectual and physical disibilities
the Olympics was one.
1969 In Canada 1968
Eunice Kennedy Shriver
As many as can qualify.
A person with disabilities.
It is the Olympic Games for people with learning disabilities. They are different to the Olympics and the Paralympics. See the link below.
The cast of California Special Olympics Summer Games - 1994 includes: Ann Meyers as Herself - Host
The most recent special Olympics was held in 2010, in San Juan in Puerto Rico