About Us

Special Olympics Mongolia has been part of the Special Olympics movement since 2014. Here’s an overview of the history of the global Special Olympics movement’s grand history.

It all began in the 1950s and early 1960s, when Eunice Kennedy Shriver saw how unjustly and unfairly people with intellectual disabilities were treated. She also saw that many children with intellectual disabilities didn’t even have a place to play. She decided to take action.