About Special Olympics of Howard County

Special Olympics Howard County (SOHO) is a volunteer-driven organization that provides a year-round sports training and competitive program for over 900 Howard County children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in 22 sports programs – Alpine skiing, athletics (track&field), basketball, bocce, bowling, cheerleading, poms, hip hop dance, cycling, distance running, flag football, golf, Motor Activities Training Program, pickleball, powerlifting, snowshoeing, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, volleyball, and Young Athletes. Several programs have multiple layers starting with skills to advanced athletes. Programs are run by coordinators, coaches, and many volunteers, including a large cadre of student volunteers.

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