Health Programs

Special Olympics is the world’s largest public health organization for individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID), providing access to free health services for a population with significant, unmet health needs.

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Healthy Athletes is designed to improve athletes’ health and fitness in order to enhance their ability to train and compete in Special Olympics. All of these programs are non-invasive screenings designed to offer additional support at no cost to our athletes and their families. Healthy Athletes is made up of seven disciplines (noted below).

Fit Feet

  Fit Feet 


MedFest MedFest 

(sports physical exam)

FUNFitness FUNfitness 

(physical therapy)

Opening EyesOpening Eyes 


Health Promotion  Health Promotion 

(better health & wellness)

Special Smiles Special Smiles 


Healthy Hearing Healthy Hearing 


Strong Minds Circle Icon Strong Minds

(adaptive coping skills)


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Healthy Habits is supplemental stations to Healthy Athletes or conducted in high traffic areas when it is not possible to do Healthy Athletes. Healthy Habits are interactive education stations that help build awareness of how healthy habits affect sport performance and everyday life.HEALTHY HABITS

For more information contact:

Charla Stein

Healthy Communities Coordinator