Want to find a program or team to get involved? Check out your local DSUSA Chapter, Paralympic Club, Special Olympics, and other youth programs.
Take a look at How to Coach Kids, TrueSport, and Playworks for information on how to interact with athletes and plan for success. For sport-specific resources, such as manuals, webinars, posters, and more, please click here!
In effort to increase sport participation in youth, The Aspen Institute has launched Project Play.
Educate your coaches, volunteers, and staff about child predators and abuse by using SafeSport and/or Darkness to Light.
Learn more about how athletes increase their skill level from a beginner level to the Paralympic level. Take a look at the Athlete Development Model Presentations from the ADM Youth Sport Symposium.
Learn more information about each disability, such as Autism, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Amputee, Multiple Sclerosis, Deaf/Hard of Hearing, and Blind/Visually Impaired.
Need additional support? Check out National Youth Transitions Center, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, or Office of Disability Employment Policy.
We promote and support inclusive athletic programs in schools; take a look at the National Adapted Sport Organizations and what they do!