Resources for Special Needs Scouts

General Resources

BSA Policy on Disabled Scouts

Guide to Advancement

Serving Scouts with Disabilities  

Scouting for Youth with Disabilities Manual

A Guide to Working with Boy Scouts with DisABILITIES

Working with Scouts with DisAbilities website

Abilities Digest 

Torch of Gold

Special Need Resource

Individual Scout Achievement Plan (also called Individual Scout Advancement Plan)

Alternate Eagle Scout Merit Badge Requirements

Request for Registration Beyond the Age of Eligibility

Request for alternative rank advancement

Autism Resources

Autism and Boy Scouts  - multiple resources

Autism Elopement Alert Form

Autism and Boy Scouts Website


ADD ADHD Characteristics and Strategies

Working with Scouts with disabilities website

Coping With A Hyperactive Boy Scout At Summer Camp

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Support Resources

Extensive list of individual disability resources in Scouting for Youth with Disabilities Manual

Scouts with Disabilities and Special Needs Fact Sheet

Scouts with disabilities BSA publications can be accessed online

National Special Needs Scouting Committee

File Name Description
Tips and Strategies Download