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香港特殊奧運會成立於1976年,是國際特殊奧林匹克成員之一,銳意發展各項奧林匹克類型的體育活動予八歲或以上的智障人士參加,每年為全港智障人士提供逾五萬人次的多元化體育活動,讓他們藉著長期訓練發揮潛能,建立自信及勇氣,與家人及朋輩分享從運動中所獲得的喜悅,繼而融入社群。數千名運動員及參與者來自百多個機構會員,全年舉辦的體育項目包括田徑、羽毛球、籃球、滾球、保齡球、地板曲棍球、足球、高爾夫球、體操、迷你排球、滑冰、雪鞋競走、游泳及乒乓球。

除了競技項目外,香港特殊奧運會亦致力發展非運動項目:包括運動員領袖計劃、家庭支持網、健康運動員計劃、特奧執法人員火炬跑、機能活動訓練計劃、融合學校及幼兒運動員計劃。

Founded in 1976, Special Olympics Hong Kong is one of the Special Olympics Programs striving to provide opportunities for over 50,000 headcounts of people with intellectual disability aged 8 or above to participate in a variety of Olympic-type sports. Sports including athletics, badminton, basketball, bocce, bowling, floor hockey, football, golf, gymnastics, mini-volleyball, ice skating, snowshoeing, swimming and table tennis are now available for thousands of athletes and participants from more than 100 agency members. By taking part in these sports, their potential as well as their self-esteem and bravery can be enhanced. With sports as a means of integration into the society, they can also share the joy gained from sports participation with their families and friends.

Apart from sports events, Special Olympics Hong Kong has also developed various non-sport events such as Athlete Leadership, Family Network, Healthy Athletes, Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics, Motor Activities Training Program, Unified Schools and Young Athletes.