Special Olympics Oregon

Training for Life

Offering training and competition opportunities in 14 different Olympic-style sports, and helping to promote health and well-being for persons with mental disabilities. Since 2009, developed and promoted through apparel and marketing materials, the “Spread the Word to End the Word™” campaign, to raise the consciousness of society about the dehumanizing and hurtful effects of the word “retard(ed)” and to encourage people to pledge to stop using the R-word.