Unified Schools

Want to start a Unified School in your area?

Check out the Unified Schools Starter Toolkit below.

SNF Project Resources

  • Reporting Overview - English

  • Communications Toolkit: Resource Dropbox for all Communications and Media info - English | Spanish

  • Outreach Letter -  English

  • Mentor School: An example of how to create mentorship. Special Olympics Serbia took already established Unified Schools (made up of Unified Sports clubs and schools) and had them act as role models to share their experiences with potential new schools - English

  • Impact Measures Glossary - Spanish

  • Onboarding PowerPoint - Spanish

  • Spread the Word Inclusion - Spanish

  • Training Template: A simple and professional template for SNF trainings - English

  • Strategic Partnerships: Special Olympics Brazil - English

  • Government Partnership: Special Olympics Kenya - English

General Resources​​

  • Launching Your Project: Communications checklist - English

  • Media Guide - English

  • Unified Sports Guide for Schools and Youth: This short guide provides ten steps to starting Unified Sports in a school. Guide available in English French, Chinese and Spanish - English French Chinese Spanish

  • A Program’s Guide for Sibling Youth Engagement: This guide outlines for Programs provides specific recommendations for promoting sibling engagement in Special Olympics Programs - English Arabic Chinese French Portuguese Spanish

  • Memorandum of Understanding for Unified Schools - English

  • Training Template: A simple and professional template for Unified Schools trainings - English

  • Teacher and Coach Training Overview - English

  • Development Sports: Resources supporting the transition of athletes with and without intellectual disabilities from Young Athletes to traditional or Unified Sports - Website

See Special Olympics Resources for additional information. 






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