After leading Oregon State University as President for 17 years, Dr. Ed Ray retired at the end of June. Under his leadership, Oregon State became …Learn More »
Where Sport Means More
Special Olympics Oregon uses sports training and competition to grow acceptance and inclusion of children and adults with intellectual disabilities.
It’s all for the athletes.
Special Olympics Oregon brings year-round sports training and competition to children and adults with
intellectual disabilities. Through the challenges and triumphs of real competition, we serve Oregon’s largest disability
population by celebrating their abilities. And by competing, athletes experience life-changing opportunities to improve
physical fitness, learn everyday life skills and connect more closely to their communities.
Here are three ways you can get involved:
All programs are free to the athletes
Through the power and joy of sport, we focus on and appreciate all that our athletes can do. When that happens, attention to their disabilities fades away. They become more involved in their communities. And they explore new ways to show who they really are.
Dear Oregon, I’m Marlo Eckert, the Chair of the Young Professionals Council at Special Olympics Oregon and a long time volunteer, most recently as a …Learn More »
Welcome, Kara! Kara Buckley joins SOOR Board of Directors this month. She is a multilingual sports executive with 15 years of experience leading marketing and …Learn More »