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
Estate Planning for Parents of Special Needs

As people grow older, especially parents, they begin to think about the future, and how their children will be provided for after they’re gone. Having a child with special needs can make it especially challenging.

Athlete Support, Family, Education
Securing Life-long Accommodations for Special Needs Adults

Planning for the future is important for everyone, and especially so for parents of adult-dependent children with special needs. 

Family, Education
Teach Your Child About Peers with Special Needs

You can encourage your child to learn about and be a friend to children who have disabilities.

Family, Education
20 Best Colleges for Students with Special Needs

While it might make things more challenging, a disability shouldn’t stand in the way of getting a college degree.

Family, Education
Resources for Military Families with Special Needs Family Members

Support for military families with special needs family members is provided through the Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP). Although each Service has its own EFMP, they all serve the same essential functio. 

Athlete Support, Family, Education
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
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