• The Revolution Is Inclusion

    Changing the life of people with Intellectual Disabilities. Be part of a powerful new generation that celebrates ALL abilities-in sports, in schools, and in health!

    Ways to Get Involve
  • Get Involved

    There are many ways that you can take part in our work and making an impact to the community. Join as sporting coach, volunteer or play sports as partner in unified sports.

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  • Young Athletes

    Special Olympics Young Athletes is an early childhood play program for children with and without intellectual disabilities, ages 2 to 7 years old. Let you child learn 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.
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Empowerment

Through the power of sports, people with intellectual disabilities discover new strengths and abilities, skills and success.


Our athletes find joy, confidence and fulfillment—on the playing field and in life. They also inspire people in their communities and elsewhere to open their hearts to a wider world of human talents and potential.


The more valuable aspect of sport for most people - with and without disabilities - is maintain and improve one’s own performance or that of the team.

Sports Activities

Year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports. A platform for people with ID to develop courage, self-confidence, friendship and joy.

Special Olympics Malaysia Healthy Athlete Program

Healthy Athletes

We partner with health care practitioners and organizations to provide free access to health screening for peoples with ID.

Special Olympics Malaysia Unified Sport

Unified Sports

Unified Sports joins people with and without intellectual disabilities on the same team. It was inspired by a simple principle: training together and playing together is a quick path to friendship and understanding.

Communities We Touched

Over the past years, Special Olympics Malaysia has been providing year-round sports trainings and competitions for people with Intellectual Disabilities (ID). Our goal is to reach out and help as many people with ID find joy, confidence and fulfillment.

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Athletes & Unified partners

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In the news

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Special Olympics Young Athletes

Inclusive Play Day 2.0

Inclusive Play Day aims to create opportunities for young children with Intellectual Disabilities (special needs) and their typical peers (without intellectual disabilities) to play together and have fun.

23 Nov 2021

Special Olympics Young Athletes

FIT5 Virtual Home Fitness

Special Olympics Malaysia in collaboration with the HEAL Research Unit of Universiti Malaysia Sabah, has organized a series of FIT5 home fitness exercises that run from August 2021 until December 2021.

11 Sep 2021

EKS' 100th birthday

On Eunice Kennedy Shriver’s 100th birthday, Special Olympics celebrates her pioneering spirit and legacy of inclusion for people with intellectual disabilities around the world. 

10 July 2021

A tribute to special MOMs

This video is a compilation of a collection of selected photos of our athletes and their mothers produced by SO Malaysia in conjunction of Mother's Day 2021.

9 May 2021

SO Sarawak Unified Floorball

Unified Floorball introduced

SO Sarawak has been promoting social inclusion through shared sports training and competition experiences since 2015, has recently introduced a new Unified sport Floorball at Miri.

22 Jan 2021