North East ISD

Special Education - Special Olympics

Through the power of sports, people with intellectual disabilities* discover new strengths and abilities, skills and success. Our athletes find joy, confidence and fulfillment - on the playing field and in life. They also inspire people in their communities and elsewhere to open their hearts to a wider world of human talents and potential.


NEISD sponsors the following four district wide Special Olympic events annually:

Bowling, Basketball, Track & Field, and Motor Activities Training Program (MATP)

District Bowling Tournament

HIGH SCHOOL Monday, October 24th
MIDDLE SCHOOL Tuesday, October 25th
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Thursday, October 27th
For more information, please contact your child's teacher.


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*According to the American Association of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, an individual has an intellectual disability if he or she meets three criteria:

1. IQ is below 70-75

2. There are significant limitation in two or more adaptive areas (skills needed to live, work, and play in the community, such as communication or self-care)

3. The condition manifest itself before the age of 18