Goal of Special Olympics

The ultimate goal of Special Olympics is to help persons with intellectual disabilities participate as productive and respected members of society by offering them a fair opportunity to develop and demonstrate their skills and talents through sports training and competition, and by increasing the public's awareness of their needs and capabilities.

Athlete Leadership Value Statement

Special Olympics empowers athletes to become contributing and respected members of society. We support athlete leaders both on and off the playing field.

Athlete Leadership Value Statement

The goal of Athlete Leadership is to empower athletes to develop leadership skills and utilize their voices and abilities to assume meaningful leadership roles, influence change within the Special Olympics movement, and create inclusive communities around the world.

Athlete leadership Training Pictures :On 13th-14th September 2017, Special Olympics Rwanda held a training in Athlete Leadership Program whereby a total number of 9 Athletes were trained under Leadership field. After this 2-days training, all athletes that attended the training where awarded certificates. Congratulations!!