Special Needs and Disabilities – Serving Scouts With Disabilities

The basic premise of Scouting for youth with disabilities is that all youth want to participate fully and be respected like every other member of the unit. While there are, by necessity, units exclusively composed of Scouts with disabilities, experience has shown that Scouting usually succeeds best when every Scout is part of a regular unit.

The following resources provide additional information about Scouts with disabilities.

General Resources



  • Special Needs and Disabilities Roundtable: Advancement for Scouts with Special Needs:  December 14, 2021 View Recording 

Training Modules

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