Story URL: http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/news.aspx?id=221084
Story Retrieval Date: 10/20/2014 9:06:41 PM CST
The Special Olympics Chicago began Tuesday with opening ceremonies at Soldier Field. This year 3,300 athletes are expected to compete in 22 sports in the spring games. The program provides athletic training for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.