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Special Olympics Resources

The Special Olympics Resources site is a self-service website. Get the tools, files, information and advice you need to get work done.

Media Registration Opens for the Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria 2017

Christy Weir

Media registration has officially opened for the Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria. The world's largest sports and humanitarian event in 2017 will kick off in less than six months.

New Short Film Shows how to Talk to People with Disabilities

Will Schermerhorn

Whether you are in a health care or other professional environment or just having a personal conversation, consider these basic rules for communicating with a person with an intellectual disability.

Tips for Artistic Gymnastics Level 3 and Level 4 Routines

Will Schermerhorn

Coaches looking for guidelines for creating voluntary routines for Artistic Gymnastics Level 3 and Level 4 have a new resource.

Essential Resources

Essentials

Resources all Special Olympics Programs need.

Now and Next

Get the resources for events, promotions and Games that are happening now or soon.

All Resources by Category

Sports Essentials

Tools that Special Olympics Programs need to ensure safe, high quality training and competitions.

Leading A Program

Tools Programs need for accreditation, effective operation and innovative leadership.

Marketing and Communications

Get the information, files, tools and advice you need to explain and promote the value of Special Olympics to audiences local and global.

Games and Competitions

Promote upcoming regional and world games plus promote and run games at the Program level.

Community Building

Special Olympics inititiatives in health, family, early involvement and opportunities for personal growth.

Strategic Plan

The Global Strategic Plan is centered on two primary goals, with relevant strategies and targets for our movement.

Health

All the resources for health-related programs, Healthy Athletes disciplines, Healthy Communities and tools and information needed to promote and run events.

How-To Guides

Find the basics about many aspects of Special Olympics as an organization, plus helpful overviews of many important other topics.

Planning and Finance

To be successful, Special Olympics Programs need to handle the day to day, but also plan for the future. Here's what you need to do that.

Raising Funds

Programs must secure donations from individuals, groups, companies and organizations in their communities to be successful.