- Support Programs
- Unified Sports®
The provider registry is a database of various resources to inform athletes and their families of the providers in their local neighborhood that are experienced in working with people with intellectual disabilities. Each one of the providers has different stipulations by which they must abide as stated in the descriptions.
Special Olympics Healthy Athletes Provider Directory
This directory has been created by Special Olympics to provide referrals to local health practitioners who have experience in the needs and care of people with intellectual disabilities. To find a local healthcare provider, click the following link: Special Olympics Healthy Athletes Provider Directory.
The Arizona Association of Community Health Centers (Local Search)
AACHC is committed to serving as a resource for organizations providing primary health care to the underserved, including Federally Qualified Health Centers, Rural Health Clinics, Tribal organizations and others. To find a Community Health Center near you, click the following link: The Arizona Association of Community Health Centers
Community Health Centers (National Search)
Spread across 50 states and all U.S. territories, there are 1,200 Community Health Centers that provide vital primary care to 18 million Americans with limited financial resources. To find a community health center near you, click the following link:Community Health Centers
Healthy Athletes Program Clinical Directory
Each one of our Healthy Athletes Disciplines has a Clinical Director that is the medical professional/administrator who organizes the screenings for his or her discipline. The following is a list of providers that our Clinical Directors or their affiliated organizations have identified as experienced and willing to provide care to people with special healthcare needs:
Healthy LEAP (Lifestyle, Education, And Practice) is a series of health, nutrition, fitness and safety lessons adapted from SOAZ’s Health Promotion Curriculum and delivered by coaches as part of weekly sports practices. Healthy LEAP lessons are reinforced by a multimedia information campaign of health messages delivered through text message, email, webinars, flyers and online videos. Students also receive free annual health screenings through SOAZ Healthy Athletes Program and parents/guardians receive the same educational information as their students, plus additional resources, interactive family activities and evaluation opportunities.
For additional information contact:
|Jesse Thompson||Bethany McDaniel|
|Healthy Athletes Coordinator||Programs Administrator|