Special Olympics

                                 Special Olympics Michigan
                               Area 23 - The Lincoln Center

Special Olympics Area 23 services all of Wayne County (excluding Detroit) and provides year-round sports training to over 700 individuals with intellectual disabilities. Area 23 helps athletes to improve their fitness, learn new sport skills, and experience the joy of winning through competition and training.

The Lincoln Center is a delegation of Area 23, providing athletes the opportunity to meet new people, make friends, travel and enjoy social events with other Special Olympic athletes and volunteers. Through Special Olympics, athletes gain self-esteem and discipline, which carry over into school, home and the workplace.

To be eligible to participate in Special Olympics, athletes must have an intellectual disability, a cognitive delay, or a developmental disability; that is, functional limitations in both general learning and adaptive skills. Participation in Special Olympics can begin at age 8, and there is no maximum age limit; children ages 2-7 can take part in the Young Athletes Program.

Lincoln Center athletes participate in the Area 23 bowling tournament and the Area 23 Spring Games (Track & Field). For more information about enrolling an athlete in Special Olympics Michigan through The Lincoln Center, contact Sarah Henige at HenigeS@wy.k12.mi.us

PDF Document2016-2017 Special Olympics Information

These TLC Special Olympic Athletes participated in the Jr. Pistons Clinic on Oct. 21, 2016. Andre Drummond, Michael Gbinije, Assistant Coach Aaron Gray, Hooper and Pistons Entertainment hosted a basketball clinic with Special Olympics.


              Special Olympics

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Bowling - 2015
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Special Olympics Michigan Area 23:


 PDF Document2014 Special Olympics of Michigan Fact Sheet

PDF DocumentApplication for Participation (with Concussion Education Information) 

PDF DocumentAthlete Code of Conduct

PDF DocumentParent Code of Conduct

PDF DocumentYoung Athletes Handbook  

Special Olympic Spring Games held on Friday,
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