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Yes, there are many videos created to educate and familiarize volunteers with Special Olympics Ontario. Please click on the link below to view these videos: http://video.specialolympicsontario.ca/browse-volunteers-videos-1-date.html [1] Links: -...
Volunteers do not need certification unless they want to coach athletes. In order to coach athletes, you must complete your NCCP (National Coaching Certification Program). If you're interested in obtaining your NCCP please visit this website to...
If you have completed the AODA training course already at another work place or organization, you DO NOT have to complete the AODA training again for Special Olympics Ontario. You DO need to provide us with a proof of successful course completion. S...
Firstly you need to make sure that you were able to complete the registration process (got the email, clicked the link, etc.)? If you were given the appropriate e-mail/username, then this may have to do with the cookie setting on your browser. Cooki...
Yes, the AODA training is available in French. At the right top hand corner of the page, you will be able to click the drop down menu to select the language your prefer. Click on this link to log-in into your AODA training: http://courses.specialoly...
No, the AODA Training is coming from the Government of Ontario.
No. The 'Making Ethical Decisions Module' is available ONLY ONLINE. SOO requires coaches at games to be "evaluated" (the online exam). Please visit our online course portal located at: [1]http://courses.specialolympicsontario.com [2] This is not ...
Welcome to Google Apps @ Special Olympics Ontario Please keep the following in mind when using Google Apps for the first time: Logging In To access your account please follow the link below: MAIL.SPECIALOLYMPICSONTARIO.CA [1] (on the home screen you ...
In order to volunteer for Special Olympics Ontario you must be 14 years or older. You must be registered with Special Olympics Ontario as a volunteer. If you are between the ages of 14 and 18 years old, you are NOT required to complete a Police Ref...
Special Olympics Ontario is a community-based program. Its primary instrument of program delivery is through the local sport clubs, which gives athletes the opportunity to train and compete all year long. Invitational and Regional competitions occur...
The training is a mandatory legal requirement of the government of Ontario. If the volunteer does not want to complete the AODA training online, then there may be the option of a paper based training tool for distribution. We realize it is one more ...
We will make the training available using other methods. Such methods may include presentations by the staff or appropriate volunteers at Special Olympics Ontario. A general brochure can be given out to any volunteer who is not computer savvy.
The AODA stands for, PROVINCIAL ACCESSIBILITY FOR ONTARIAN'S WITH DISABILITIES ACT (AODA). This mandatory training course is offered in English and French and is a mandatory training program for all Staff and Volunteers providing front line service...
Special Olympics is a world-wide program providing sports training and competition for people with an intellectual disability. Sport Canada recognizes the Special Olympics organization as the main provider of these services to people whose primary diag...
The mission statement of Special Olympics Ontario is as follows: TO PROVIDE YEAR-ROUND SPORTS TRAINING AND ATHLETIC COMPETITION FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES. For more information on the mission statement for Special Olympics, click...
Special Olympics Ontario has a set guideline on what language is appropriate and inappropriate when speaking to/about an individual with an intellectual disability. 'Person first' terminology demonstrates respect for the individual first. The indivi...
To create an account, you must first go to the online course login page, which can be found at this link: http://go.specialolympicsontario.ca/AODA [1] On the right hand side of the page, there are step-by-step instructions on how to create an accoun...
All forms can be downloaded from the link below: [1]http://www.specialolympicsontario.com/default.asp?contentID=39 [2] Please keep in mind that unless specified, the forms below are in PDF format. Please print a copy of the form and complete it....
All athletes and volunteers participating in Special Olympics activities must be registered with Special Olympics Ontario. Registration with Special Olympics Ontario is simultaneous with registering with Special Olympics Canada. Annual registration...
If the Events Registration page does not let you register for an event, it may be because you... - Have used the same email address for multiple athletes - Have used the same email address for an athlete and a coach - Have already used that pa...
Special Olympics is a grass-roots organization that enriches the lives of individuals with intellectual disabilities. Special Olympics provides year-round access to sports and competitions, inspires physical fitness and hygiene and helps athletes to de...
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