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Special Olympics European Youth Games

Sport for People with an Intellectual Disability

Isle of Man Special Olympics is the only even of its kind that provides sports training year-round. The competition is available for children and adults with an intellectual disability.

Athletes are given the opportunity to develop skills, get fit, and be part of a community. People with intellectual disabilities are often misunderstood or even ignored. When provided with the means to gain skills and compete they become valuable members of a community.

Regardless of skill level, anyone with an intellectual disability can compete, from the novice to the elite athlete who wants to compete on a world stage.

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