Community Resources

Whether it’s an athlete application, an educational link, or information about a great summer camp, this is where you’ll find the information you need to make the most of your time with Special Olympics Northern California!  If you know of a site that might be of interest to others, please email the link to


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Find the Sports Offered in Your County
Athlete Support, Family, Family, Training + Competitions
Help Us Stamp Out the Word "Retard" - Spread the Word to End the "R" Word

The word "retard" has no place in our language.  The word is hurtful and is disrepectful.  Learn about our "Spread the Word to End the "R" Word campaign.  What will you do to help stamp out use of the "R" word?

Athlete Support, Family, Education, Recreation
Families - Get Answers to Commonly Asked Questions About Special Olympics

Getting an individual with intellectual disabiities involved in our program is easy!  Here are some answers to commonly asked questions by families.  

Athlete Support, Family, Recreation, Training + Competitions
Find Out the Many Different Ways You Can Support Special Olympics!

Our athletes play all year round at no cost to them or their families.  Findout how you can lend your support!

Athlete Support, Family, Education, Events, Recreation, Training + Competitions
Stuart C. Gilliam Law

Stuart Gilliam specializes in providing legal services for special needs individuals.

Athlete Support, Family, Education
Pacific Autism Center for Education (PACE).

PACE  provides programs in the San Francisco Bay Area for individuals with Autism and associated developmental disabilities.

Athlete Support, Family
Life Steps Foundation

Life Steps Foundation provides in-home and community-based services across the life span to those who have developmental and/or physical challenges, the frail elderly, senior citizens and disadvantaged families.

Athlete Support, Family, Education, Employment, Equipment, Family, Health, Recreation
Organization of Special Needs Families

OSF provides support for community integration for individuals with special needs toward an independent, productive, and normal life.

Athlete Support, Family
The Arc - Advocates for the Disabled

Arc is the largest national community-based organization advocating for and serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. We encompass all ages and all spectrums from autism, Down syndrome, Fragile X and various other developmental disabilities.

Athlete Support, Family
Disability Rights California

The mission of this organization is to advocate, educate, investigate and litigate to advance and protect the rights of Californians with disabilities.

Athlete Support, Family, Education
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