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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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
Mountain Sound Music Therapy

Caitlin Britt is a board certified music therapist and the owner of Mountain Sound Music Therapy in Walnut Creek, CA. Caitlin recently relocated herself and her business from Denver, Colorado where she had a private music therapy practice working in the school systems, recreation centers, adult day centers, and in one-on-one sessions

Athlete Support, Family, Education, Recreation
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
College Resources for Students with Disabilities guid

With more adaptive technologies and progressive legislature, prospective college students with disabilities have countless resources available to make the transition to higher education less stressful. We created this guide to help these students and their families better understand the resources available to them

Athlete Support, Family, Education, Employment offers comprehensive information on disability programs and services in communities nationwide. The site links to more than 14,000 resources from federal, state, and local government agencies; academic institutions; and nonprofit organizations.

Athlete Support, Family, Education
Building the Legacy

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is a law ensuring services to children with disabilities throughout the nation. IDEA governs how states and public agencies provide early intervention, special education and related services to more than 6.5 million eligible infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities.

Athlete Support, Family, Education
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