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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.

Many New GMS Quick Guides now Available

Patrick Taillon

Almost 20 new GMS quick guides are now in the GMS Learning Center.

New Athlete Leadership Resources Available

Matt Aaron

A new section provides tools and materials to help Programs, volunteers and Athlete Leaders launch and expand Athlete Leadership initiatives.

The Special Olympics 2019 World Summer Games will be in Abu Dhabi

Christy Weir

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, will be the host of the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games.

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.