In order to protect athletes and Unified partners participating in Special Olympics sports, a nationwide Concussion Awareness and Safety Recognition Policy was established in 2014. The primary focus of this policy is the well-being of Special Olympics participants.

Screenings for Athletes

Visit the baseline assessments page to learn more about the free assessment available for athletes. See the impact its had on the SONJ community and if there’s an assessment coming up in your area.


For more information on concussion awareness assessments for athletes, please contact our Healthy Communities Manager, Amelia Hamilton,