SOILL Athlete Leadership: Advanced Leadership Modules
Athletes can choose which module they would like to attend to improve skills ranging from understanding emotions, leading discussions and engaging with others.
Leading Discussions- December 8th@ 5:30pm CST
This module focuses on collecting input from peers and engaging in and leading conversations as well as listening to feedback and comments and summarizing them into themes and common ideas.
Unified Leadership – January 12@5:30pm CST
UNIFIED LEADERSHIP provides an overview of Special Olympics unique approach to developing leaders. This module prepares athletes to be advocates and learn how to be a Unified Leader inside and outside Special Olympics
Who We Are
Special Olympics is a global organization that unleashes the human spirit through the transformative power and joy of sport, every day around the world. Special Olympics Illinois is a not-for-profit organization offering year-round training and competition in 18 sports for more than 23,000 athletes with intellectual disabilities and 13,000 Young Athletes ages 2-7 with and without intellectual disabilities. Special Olympics transforms the lives of people with intellectual disabilities, allowing them to realize their full potential in sports and in life. Special Olympics programs enhance physical fitness, motor skills, self-confidence, social skills and encourage family and community support.