The links and documents included in this section are important resources for coaches, volunteers, athletes, and caretakers.

If you have trouble downloading any resources from this page, please contact the site administrator at philly@specialolympicspa.org.

 

MLK High School participates in the Union-Red Bulls Exchange Game

 ATHLETE FORMS

» Statement of Eligibility (PDF)
» Athlete Enrollment Packet (Rev Sept 2017), includes medical (PDF)
» SOPA Code of Conduct (PDF)

Fran Moore (center) wins 2015 Coach of the Year award. Pictured with Greg Stewart, Chairman of the Board (left) and Matt Aaron, President and CEO (right)

Quick Links For Coaches

» Special Olympics Coaching Code of Conduct
» SOPA Code of Conduct (PDF)
» SOPA Training School

Full Coaching Resources

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Resources for siblings of individuals with disabilities

» Pennsylvania Sibling Support Network
PSSN works to unite and support siblings with their brothers and sisters who have mental, physical, and intellectual disabilities. PSSN holds a monthly support group which helps families express their concerns with the disability community. Through a team approach to advocacy, PSSN is building a culture of siblings that are better informed to help their families.

» Sibling Leadership Network
The Sibling Leadership Network (SLN) provides siblings of individuals with disabilities the information, support, and tools to advocate with their brothers and sisters and to promote the issues important to them and their entire families.

» Sibling Support Project
The Sibling Support Project is a national effort dedicated to the life-long concerns of brothers and sisters of people who have special health, developmental or mental health concerns.

» Connect with Siblings online through Facebook!

» SibTeen – for siblings who are teenagers
» Sib20 – for siblings in their 20s
» SibNet – for adult siblings

 
RESOURCES in Pennsylvania

» Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council
The Council engages in advocacy, systems change and capacity building for people with developmental disabilities and their families.

» Institute on Disabilities at Temple University
The Institute on Disabilities at Temple University learns from and works with people with disabilities and their families in diverse communities across Pennsylvania to create and share knowledge, change systems, and promote self-determined lives so that disability is recognized as a natural part of the human experience.

» The Arc of PA
The Arc of Pennsylvania promotes the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and supports their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.

» The PEAL Center
The mission of the PEAL Center is to ensure that children, youth, and adults with disabilities and special health care needs lead rich, actives lives and participate as full members of their schools and communities by providing training, information, parent leadership, and technical assistance based on best practices to individuals and families and all people who support them.

OTHER RESOURCES

» Autism Resources for Families
» Sesame Street Autism Resources for Parents
» Reduce the Noise: Help Loved Ones with Sensory Overload Enjoy Shopping
» CDC Autism Links and Resources
» Operation Autism for Military Families
» Home Modification for Autistic Kids
» Temple Grandin’s Teaching Tips
» Autism Spectrum Disorder and Sleep
» Estate Planning for Parents of Kids with Autism