Family Support Network E-Library

This e-Library includes family stories, examples of successful activities, resources and tools to help strengthen family and Young Athletes programming. The collection is possible due to the generous support of Kim Samuel and the Samuel Family Foundation.

Young Athletes activities include families. See the Young Athlete toolkit. Go
Family involvement is so important for athletes. See the Family toolkit Go
Paragi, her proud family, and coach. See tools for successful family programs. Go
Special Olympics is all about joy! Read stories about our families. Go

Family Network Library


The very latest info and stories about Special Olympics families. Read more and share your story.

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Family Successes

Looking for ideas for successful family activities? Learn more about successes and materials used from other Special Olympic Programs and families. If you have had success with a family activity and want to share ideas, contact your Regional Office. You can also share your personal success stories online. Family Successes ››

Family Toolkit

These tools will support engaging families in diverse roles in Special Olympics. We encourage you to share them widely with both families and Program staff and be sure to “like” our Facebook page. Family Toolkit ››

Young Athletes Toolkit

Young Athletes tools are intended to support families, teachers, volunteers and Program leaders in learning about and leading the Young Athletes program. We encourage you to share them widely with both families and Program staff. Young Athletes Toolkit ››


Each Region has a trained Global Family Leader who can help answer questions about Family Programming. For more information contact your Regional office or Emily Klinger, Director, Organizational Excellence at: or +1 202-824-0393.