2008 Paralympics - The 2008 Paralympics Gets attention too

Thought to be little known to many, The Special Olympics or The Paralympic Games is also going to be held in Beijing China in 2008. The exact dates are September 6 to 17, 2008. There are 23 Sport competition for the handicapped. The first Special Olympics was held in Rome in 1960, 12 years after Sir Ludwig Guttmann began holding sport competitions for war veterans who obtained injuries in World War II. The Special Olympics has been gaining ground for popularity in the past few years and it is estimated that next year's Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games will be the biggest & most popular in the competition's history.

Recommended Books to Read:
Special Olympics (True Books)
Special Olympics Gymnastics Sports Skills Program
Special Olympics and Paralympics: A First Book

Here are some great links for you if you are searching for more information on the Beijing 2008 Special Olympics:
Special Olympics Schedules
Special Olympics History
Special Olympics Sports Competition
Special Olympics Classification
Special Olympics Venue
Special Olympics Photos
Special Olympics Tickets
Special Olympics Volunteer Information
Special Olympics Videos

Here's the latest developments & news on the Special Olympic Games 2008:

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