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We support our athletes’ greatest fans

The beauty of sport is how it unites people from all walks of life. With SOSA you’ll discover a new-found kinship with people who have had to face similar difficulties. They understand your struggles, fears and the desire to do the best for your loved ones. Join SOSA and become a part of the team.

The Family Support Network brings families together

Share in the joy of supporting your loved one as he or she succeeds in performing an activity which you might never have thought possible. Cheer them on as they compete for glory and for the fun of it.

SOSA provides our athletes’ families with emotional support and information critical to the development of their loved ones.

The Family Support Network creates opportunities for family members to:

  • Become advocates for the Special Olympics movement
  • Share ideas, issues and common interests
  • Volunteer their skills, and
  • Encourage new families to join Special Olympics South Africa.

Family News

To date, SOSA has held Family Health Forums in the Free State, Gauteng, Northern Cape, Welkom and Lydenburg. Click here to read about our Family Health Forum in Welkom.


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