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Special Olympics Nevada
By Maggie Schwarz, SONV Regional VP, official 'schlepper' and gopher

Special Olympics Nevada helps children and adults with disabilities PREPARE FOR LIFE THROUGH SPORTS.  Serving over 2,000 students in the Clark County School District through its SCHOOLS PROGRAM alone, Special Olympics Nevada offers FREE training and competition in 11 different sports offered throughout the year.  By encouraging physcial and social skill development, offering participants opportunities to interact and build relationships beyond their families and classrooms, and empowering self-esteem through accomplishment Speccial Olympics Nevada is proud collaborate with volunteers and businesses to make a difference locally and change lives in your community.

2010 SPECIAL OLYMPICS NEVADA'S IMPACT:

  • 3,167 Athletes
  • 2,967 Coaches and Volunteers
  • 1,910 Students in K-12 programs
  • 17 Competitions a year in 11 Olympics-type sports