The Athlete Leadership program empowers Special Olympics athletes so that they may benefit from a positive and inclusive experience at the Games.

The program involves a series of working sessions on leadership, participation and how to make changes.

Athletes taking part can determine the leadership style of the program in addition to learning about project planning, budgeting organization, implementation, evaluation, time management, and results.

The program also teaches key communication skills, teamwork, time management, budgeting and idea generation. The teachings determine and strengthen leadership style of youth.