The Young Athletes Program introduces children with and without intellectual disabilities ages 2–7 (Pre-K to 2nd grade) to the world of sports through fun activities that support cognitive, social, and motor skill development (walking on a floor-level balance beam, jumping on targets),as well as encourage the development of age appropriate sports skills.
Young Athletes Resources
Young Athletes at Home - A one-stop shop for all Young Athletes Resources available in six different languages (English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, and Russian)
Young Athletes Family Flashcards - Fun and engaging flashcards featuring individual activities and at home equipment modifications for families to use at home.
Young Athletes Videos - Follow along with Special Olympics coaches as they teach basic sport skills- throwing, catching, jumping, and more!
Unified Young Reader’s Club - Complement your Young Athletes play with story time. Check out this list of inclusive books and accompanying activities.