Special Olympics Young Athletes is a sport and play program for children with and without intellectual disabilities (ID), ages 2 to 7 years old. Young Athletes introduces basic sport skills, like running, kicking and throwing. Young Athletes offers families, teachers, caregivers and people from the community the chance to share the joy of sports with all children.
The Young Athletes Resource Toolkit provides information and resources for individuals who are looking to become more involved with Young Athletes.
Young Athletes is inclusive.
Young Athletes is for children two to seven years old.
Young Athletes can be run in schools, communities and homes.