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.

New Style and Format for Athletics Coaching Guide

By Fiona Murray

We have just revised our Athletics Coaching Guide. This is the first Coaching Guide to be reviewed and updated into our new format.

New International Young Athletes Activity Videos

By Rebecca Ralston

The Young Athletes activity videos have been updated! The introduction slides for each video now include titles in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.

How do I find Volunteer Class A Forms?

Asked by Diana Pease

All Special Olympics volunteers and athletes need to fill out forms before taking part in activities. Your local program will have the forms you need.

Essential Resources


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.


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.