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Through the power of sport, we're changing the way people with intellectual disabilities are seen in the world.

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A More Inclusive Massachusetts,
One Game At A Time

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Imagine a place where, regardless of ability, you are met with acceptance and respect. Your unique talents are celebrated and you are empowered to chase your dreams. Hurtful stereotypes are challenged and barriers that keep you from doing what you love are shattered.

At Special Olympics Massachusetts, we’re not just imagining this world, we're building it in your neighborhood and across the Commonwealth.

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It’s kind of like the community you never knew you wanted to be a part of. Once you’re a part of it, it’s like you’re in this secret club and you never want to leave."

Said Elicia, mother of Kacey
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As an athlete I’m not only given the opportunity to compete in sports, but also to be an ambassador and talk to people about my journey”

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The Special Olympics has taught me that inclusivity is not just a concept, but a reality.”

Mark Smith, father of
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We are changing the way the world sees people with intellectual disabilities

In every neighborhood and town statewide we offer year round sports training and competition, recreational activities and leadership programs that develop self-confidence, independence, and create a sense of belonging.

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Inspired Athletes in Action

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Battle of the Undefeated: One Team Takes Home Gold at Gillette Stadium

The Seven Hills Shamrocks and Bridgewater-Raynham Grizzlies came into States 5-0 in their respective regular season league play. On Saturday, Nov. 18 they both faced-off in the same three-team division to solidify a perfect record.

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Athlete Leaders Inspire Special Olympics CEOs Across US

Three athlete leaders, James Day Keith, Tyler Lagasse and Lumene Montissol from Special Olympics Massachusetts spoke in front of Special Olympics CEOs from across the country at the US CEO Meeting which took place in Boston.

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Tyler Lagasse plays alongside New England PGA Interns at Third Annual Birdies 2 Benefit Fundraiser

The New England PGA professionals were impressed with Special Olympics MA Athlete, Tyler Lagasse as he drove a beautiful ceremonial tee shot right down the fairway and asked him to join in on the action for the final round.