The 15-cent Special Olympics commemorative stamp was first placed on sale at Brockport, New York, on August 9, 1979. The 5th Special Olympics were held in Brockport from August 8 until August 13, 1979.
The stamp was designed by Jeff Cornell and was issued in sheets of fifty.
Postal Bulletin (July 19, 1979).
State University of New York, College at Brockport. "Special Olympics." http://www.brockport.edu/~library1/so.htm.