Special<br />Olympics<br />Presented by:<br />Alex Trigueros<br />Amarillis Orfanos<br />
History of the Foundation<br />Founded by Eunice Kennedy Shriver in late 1950s<br />In her own yard w/ 75 intellectual dis...
Mission<br />Provide a Friendly Environment<br />Develop Physical Fitness<br />Demonstrate Courage<br />Experience Happine...
Mission<br /><ul><li> Empower Athletes through Sport
 Lead the way through Research
 Pledge to stop using the word “Retard”
 Create a bond with the International    Community
Build a lifetime experience</li></li></ul><li>Programs Offers<br />Community Involvement<br />Education<br />Health<br />H...
Programs Offers<br />Empower through Sports<br />Confidence<br />Skills<br />Determination<br />HealthCare Programs<br />P...
Programs Offers<br />Leading Research & Influencing Policy<br />Leading the Way<br />Identify the issues and reaching out ...
Inputs<br />Athletes Participation<br />Coaches Input<br />Family Involvement<br />Volunteer’s contribution<br />And of co...
Inputs<br />Special Olympics is made up of passionate and benevolent individuals  from every walk of life, who all share t...
Process<br />Providing year-round training programs<br />Develop Physical Fitness<br />Demonstrate Competition <br />Exper...
Process<br />Host Summer and Winter Olympics Games every year<br />Provide Youth Outreach programs and Youth Summits<br />...
Output<br />Community Togetherness<br />Sense of Appreciation <br />Building Friendships<br />Understanding  <br />Accepta...
Outcomes<br />We have transformed the lives of millions of individuals with intellectual disabilities and without<br />We ...
Outcomes<br />We have given the opportunity for individuals from separate worlds to collaborate together and comprehend on...
Goals<br />Giving Intellectually Disabled individuals a chance to succeed in life<br />Promote equality for all<br />“Let ...
Need for Community<br />Special Olympics commits to helping and improving the lives of individuals with intellectual disab...
Need for Community<br />Special Olympics strives to eliminate the use of the “R-Word” and achieve acceptance and equality ...
Foundation’s Support<br />The Foundation for Critical Thinking would be a good institution to provide funding for this pro...
Foundation’s Support<br />By teaching people to think and become problem-solvers, it’s leads each individuals in the commu...
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  1. 1. Special<br />Olympics<br />Presented by:<br />Alex Trigueros<br />Amarillis Orfanos<br />
  2. 2. History of the Foundation<br />Founded by Eunice Kennedy Shriver in late 1950s<br />In her own yard w/ 75 intellectual disabled individuals<br />By 1968, 40 camps nationwide<br />In 1968 the first Special Olympics games were held in Soldier Field in Chicago<br />For more than 40 years children and adults<br />With intellectual disabilities explore their <br />Capabilities in a variety of sports and somatic<br />activities<br />
  3. 3. Mission<br />Provide a Friendly Environment<br />Develop Physical Fitness<br />Demonstrate Courage<br />Experience Happiness and Participation <br />Create Friendship<br />Community Involvement<br />Unite Family<br />
  4. 4. Mission<br /><ul><li> Empower Athletes through Sport
  5. 5. Lead the way through Research
  6. 6. Pledge to stop using the word “Retard”
  7. 7. Create a bond with the International Community
  8. 8. Build a lifetime experience</li></li></ul><li>Programs Offers<br />Community Involvement<br />Education<br />Health<br />Hunger<br />Nutrition<br />Change in Attitudes<br />Power to connect people and promote acceptance of people differences<br />
  9. 9. Programs Offers<br />Empower through Sports<br />Confidence<br />Skills<br />Determination<br />HealthCare Programs<br />Provide Basic Check-ups<br />Eliminate Suffering caused by<br />Chronic Pain, Diseases, Blindness, Hearing Loss, Depression and Suicide<br />
  10. 10. Programs Offers<br />Leading Research & Influencing Policy<br />Leading the Way<br />Identify the issues and reaching out to Leaders in Government, Education, Health Care, Non-Profit Sectors and Businesses to Influence policy and bring valuable service to those in need<br />Changing Attitudes<br />Opening doors in Education, Health Care and Employment<br />Aiding Children<br />Providing Health Care, Education and Recreational Sports<br />
  11. 11. Inputs<br />Athletes Participation<br />Coaches Input<br />Family Involvement<br />Volunteer’s contribution<br />And of course your Donation<br />
  12. 12. Inputs<br />Special Olympics is made up of passionate and benevolent individuals from every walk of life, who all share the common belief in dignity equality and opportunity for all people. <br />There is a plethora of people from all around the world, such as Global Ambassadors, International Board Members, Regional Management Teams, Staff, and Volunteers working together to make the organization a global success. <br />
  13. 13. Process<br />Providing year-round training programs<br />Develop Physical Fitness<br />Demonstrate Competition <br />Experience Joy and Participation <br />Share the Gifts and Skills<br />
  14. 14. Process<br />Host Summer and Winter Olympics Games every year<br />Provide Youth Outreach programs and Youth Summits<br />Where young people w/out disabilities join to discuss diversity and acceptance<br />Provide Health Care and Support in third world countries<br />Set Up Fundraisers<br />
  15. 15. Output<br />Community Togetherness<br />Sense of Appreciation <br />Building Friendships<br />Understanding <br />Acceptances<br />Learning<br />Health<br />Teaching<br />
  16. 16. Outcomes<br />We have transformed the lives of millions of individuals with intellectual disabilities and without<br />We helped improve the health of individuals in neglected countries<br />
  17. 17. Outcomes<br />We have given the opportunity for individuals from separate worlds to collaborate together and comprehend one another<br />We helped demonstrate courage and generate motivation through our physical fitness activities year-round<br />We have promoted equality for all<br />
  18. 18. Goals<br />Giving Intellectually Disabled individuals a chance to succeed in life<br />Promote equality for all<br />“Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt”. <br />Special Olympics athlete oath is an axiom standard for the organization to meet<br />
  19. 19. Need for Community<br />Special Olympics commits to helping and improving the lives of individuals with intellectual disabilities in over 170 countries around the world.<br />The Special Olympics reaches out to the communities near you and even in war-torn countries to help build a safe world, where adults and children can learn to accept one another, no matter what physical or mental challenges they are faced with.<br />
  20. 20. Need for Community<br />Special Olympics strives to eliminate the use of the “R-Word” and achieve acceptance and equality for All people around the globe.<br />
  21. 21. Foundation’s Support<br />The Foundation for Critical Thinking would be a good institution to provide funding for this program. <br />The Foundation for Critical Thinking promotes educating people to teach other’s the concept of critical thinking. <br />
  22. 22. Foundation’s Support<br />By teaching people to think and become problem-solvers, it’s leads each individuals in the community to get involved. <br />
  23. 23. What you can do<br />Get involved with a Special Olympics Program near you. Visit us at www.specialolympics.org<br />Take the R-word pledge to stop the use of the word “retard” and put an end to such Pejorative remarks.<br /> “A rewarding life is filled with challenge, so do not pity me. Give me a chance!”<br /> Thomas Gatu, Special Olympics Athlete<br />
  24. 24. What you can do<br />Donate now and help Special Olympics transform the lives of individuals with disabilities.<br />Just remember to Think critically, Read up, and take Action to better understand these people with disabilities and learn acceptance because in the end, we are ALL human.<br />
  25. 25. And <br />Please support your local <br />Special Olympics<br />Thank You!<br />

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