Special Olympics Florida

Duval County

Unified Champion Schools

Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools is an education-based project that uses sports and education programs to activate young people to develop school communities where all youth are agents of change – fostering respect, dignity and advocacy for people with intellectual disabilities.

How Can You Get Involved?

  • Start at your elementary school, middle school, high school or college
  • Participate in Unified Sports: Special Olympics Unified Sports® combines people with (traditional Special Olympics athletes) and without intellectual disabilities (called Unified partners) on sports teams for training and competition; dramatically increasing inclusion in the community and using sports to help break down barriers that have historically kept people apart.
  • Pledge your support to Spread the Word of Inclusion

Participating schools: Alden Road Exceptional Student Center, Atlantic Coast High School, Ed White High School, Englewood High School, Fletcher High School, Jacksonville University, North Florida School for Special Education, Palm Avenue School, University Of North Florida, Westside High School.