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Special Olympics MD-Montgomery

Brief Description of Your Organization's Activities:: 

Mission and Goals:

Special Olympics Montgomery County (SOMO) provides a year-round training and competitive sports program for Montgomery County children and adults with intellectual disabilities and/or closely related developmental disabilities. The county provides training and competitions in 23 sports and leadership programs.

Eligible athletes are all children and adults, at least eight years old, with intellectual disabilities, a cognitive delay, or a closely related developmental disability. Eligible athletes have functional limitations in both general learning and in adaptive skills. Children under the age of 8 years old may participate in YAP ( Young Athletes Programs) designed specifically to meet the needs of pre-school age and early elementary age children with intellectual disabilities and focuses on an introduction to sports rather than on training and competition in specific sports.

Organization's Activities:

The county provides training and competitions in 23 sports and leadership programs.  Sports and leadership programs for people with intellectual disabilities and development of Unified sports programs to bring people with and without disabilities together through sport.

Contact Information:

Pamela D. Yerg, Area Director SO MD Montgomery County

 

Mailing Address:

10204 Colebrook Ave

Potomac, MD 20854

301-424-3083

jeyclan@verizon.net

www.somdmontgomery.org / www.somd.org

 

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