Special Olympics Kansas KS
Special Olympics Kansas began in 1970, and has grown to include more than 100 local programs and teams across the state. Today Special Olympics Kansas touches the lives of 5,580 athletes who train and compete year-round in 22 sports. Special Olympics Kansas is dedicated to empowering individuals with intellectual disabilities to become physically fit, productive and respected members of society through sports competitions, health and nutrition programs and leadership development. Offering year-round initiatives to children and adults with intellectual disabilities, Special Olympics Kansas is a platform for acceptance and inclusion as well as one of the largest advocates for healthy lifestyles in the state, regardless of race, religion, ethnicity or cultural differences.