The mission of Special Olympics is to provide sports training and athletic competition opportunities to persons eight years of age and older with an intellectual disability or a closely related developmental disability.Special Olympics Texas provides an opportunity
- for families to share in the accomplishments of their children.
- to share the Special Olympics joy with other families.
- to allow the extended family the opportunity to be part of a year-round sports training and competition program.
Families are Special Olympics Texas’ most powerful resource. Families help coach, transport, fundraise, officiate, chaperone and train other volunteers. Families are Special Olympics’ most highly-motivated and enthusiastic goodwill ambassadors.There are currently 140 countries worldwide participating in Special Olympics with nearly 1 million athletes worldwide. The Fort Bend ISD Falcons participate in a variety of sports including basketball, volleyball, softball, bowling, soccer and track.For more information on Special Olympics, contact the Special Education Department at 281-498-8110.