Special Olympics Montenegro

Special Olympics Montenegro is nonprofit organization and accreditation national program of Special Olympics International as a part of Special Olympics Europe Eurasia region.

The main goals of SOMNE are:

Work with people with intellectual disabilities and help them participate as productive and respected members of society, offering them a fair opportunity to develop and improve their physical, social, mental, intellectual skills and talents through sports trainings and competitions, their socialization and integration into society and acceptance by society; stimulating public awareness, providing support to parents of athletes through organizinig family forums with deferent topics, developing and encouraging public support by teachers, schools,organization, corporation and public institutions; participation in international competitions, tournaments, European and World Special Olympics Summer and Winter Games.

Since January 2021, the Special Olympics of Montenegro is part of a consortium consisting of 6 European countries, involved in the project “Inclusion through sport for children with disabilities.” Through this project, SO Montenegro provides sports trainings and competition for children with disabilities aged 6-12, educates experienced and new coaches to work with them and organizes family health forums for parents, during the three years of the project, until December 2023.