North America
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Below you'll find resources for Special Olympics North America (SONA) region and programs.
SONA LOCAL PROGRAM GUIDE
The Local Program is the direct service unit within the larger Special Olympics Accredited Program. The guide helps Programs build quality Local Programs.
Word version to customize your Program’s Local Program Guide.
Webinar Presentation and Instructions
Bank of America, in collaboration with Special Olympics and the National Disability Institute, designed Better Money Habits® lesson plans and videos for diverse learners to gain knowledge and skills to help make informed financial decisions. Named the “Achieving Financial Independence” Better Money Habits toolkit, these resources made available for free to everyone and are focused on building basic skills that help individuals looking to take their first and perhaps even next steps in managing their spending, savings, and keeping their money safe through responsible and practical financial habits.
Use these suggested criteria when selecting athlete leaders to serve on U.S. Program Boards.
Leaders (Global Messenger, state committee member, coach, fundraiser, Special Olympics employee, board member or another leadership role) must be at least 12 years of age (no upper age limit) and currently in a leadership role. For a participating Unified pair, both the athlete and partner should complete their own individual forms. Profile takes approximately 15-20 minutes and all questions must be completed at one time. You cannot save and go back.
SPECIAL OLYMPICS UNIFIED SPORTS® UNIFIED CHAMPION SCHOOLS COACH RESOURCES GAMES AND COMPETITION HEALTH AND FITNESS GENERAL
GAMES AND EVENTS
• www.AbuDhabi2019.org: (website)
• World Games 2019 Branding and MEssaging: (DropBox)
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• Fact Sheet (PDF)
• Logo Guidelines (PDF): Available for licensed use only. State Programs should not use or authorize the use of the Special Olympics USA logo. For assistance email Tara Baker.
• FAQ (PDF): Athlete Progression, 2018 Special Olympics USA Games, and Special Olympics World Games 2019.
• Language Guidelines (PDF)