Healthy Athletes® Resources
Clinical Directors are doctors, clinicians or other experts in their respective healthcare fields who volunteer their time to support the health and well-being of Special Olympics athletes. We rely on Clinical Directors to lead Healthy Athletes®screenings and help change the landscape of care for individuals with intellectual disabilities.
If you are interested in volunteering, fill out this brief Special Olympics Health & Wellness Volunteer Interest form for upcoming events!
Healthy Athletes Screenings
Special Olympics Northern California offers free non-invasive screenings in eight different disciplines. Screenings are held at local competitions and events throughout the year. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to find the next screening near you.
Injury prevention and physical therapy
Prevention & nutrition
Vision and eye health
Emotional health and wellness
Become a volunteer Clinical Director
Clinical Directors are an important part of the Healthy Athletes team. The Healthy Athletes program is dedicated to providing health services and education to Special Olympics athletes and changing the way health systems interact with people with intellectual disabilities through free health screenings, training for healthcare professionals, and evaluation of the health status of people with intellectual disabilities,
Special Olympics Clinical Directors are volunteer professionals who are responsible for working with their local Special Olympics Program and other volunteer health professionals in coordinating the local Healthy Athletes Program.
Clinical Director Role and Qualification Descriptions:
If you are interested in becoming a Clinical Director, please email HealthyAthletes@sonc.org