SPECIAL OLYMPICS TEXAS: COVID-19 UPDATE

The following information was obtained directly from Special Olympics Texas:

Special Olympics Texas is suspending all sport training and competition activities and other activations involving our athletes through May 31st, 2020, at which time the situation will be reevaluated. This includes Summer Games.

This decision was carefully made after Special Olympics International consulted with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and after reviewing the latest guidance from the World Health Organization.

Special Olympics has prepared a list of frequently asked questions that you can reference on the topic of virus prevention and control.

We will keep you updated on further changes.

Department Contact:

Antrice Newsome

Curriculum Coordinator
(682) 867-0841
anewsome@aisd.net

Special Olympics in Arlington ISD provides extra-curricular sports training and athletic Special Olympics in Arlington ISD provides extra-curricular sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for students with cognitive disabilities, giving students continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience social opportunities and participate in athletic events, while sharing their skills with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.