Healthy Athletes at the State Summer Games

June 15, 2016

The Healthy Athletes program had another successful year at the State Summer Games in Stevens Point! Special Olympics Wisconsin athletes were able to receive free health screenings through the Opening Eyes, Special Smiles, Health Promotions and Healthy Hearing disciplines. Athletes...


Vermont to host Special Olympics USA World Games Training Camp

June 15, 2016

210 Athletes and Coaches Representing U.S. at 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games Coming to Vermont in December to Prepare Killington, VT — Special Olympics USA is proud to announce Killington, Vermont as the site of its one and only team...


Summer Games Healthy Hearing – Location Change

June 9, 2016

The location of Healthy Hearing at the State Summer Games has been moved from the College of Professional Studies Building to the Health Enhancement Center Room 119. The time has remained the same on Saturday, June 11 from 8:30 am...


West High School hosts “Kickin’ for Inclusion”

May 25, 2016

On Saturday, May 21st, West High School Peer Partners and  the Project Unify club hosted the “Kickin’ for Inclusion” kickball tournament with a partnership from Special Olympics and MSCR. Youth with intellectual disabilities played alongside their peers from West High...


Special Olympics Wisconsin Awarded American Family Insurance Grant

May 24, 2016

On May 4, 2016, the American Family Insurance Dreams Foundation awarded Special Olympics Wisconsin (SOWI) with a $30,000 grant to support three Healthy Athletes disciplines: FUNFitness, Health Promotions, and Medfest. Through the Healthy Athletes program, SOWI athletes receive free screenings...


National Police Week

May 16, 2016

This week, May 15 – 21, is National Police Week. National Police Week pays special recognition to law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others. Today, this week,...


UW-Madison Student Reflects on Playing in Unified Basketball Game for NIRSA Championship

May 12, 2016

My experience with the Unified Special Olympics is a memory that I will cherish forever.  I have played on many teams from high school sports to little league baseball, but this was by far and away one of my favorite...


Filling the Dream – May 7, 2016

May 5, 2016

Eau Claire, Wis. – May 7 is shaping up to be a great day for Special Olympics Wisconsin athletes as volunteers prepare to pump gas in exchange for fundraising dollars. The 11th annual Filling the Dream fundraiser for Special Olympics...


Healthy Vision Month

May 5, 2016

The month of May is recognized as Healthy Vision Month. The National Eye Institute first established the observance in May 2003. Healthy Vision Month is designed to elevate vision as a health priority throughout the country. Millions of people living in...



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