Canadian Sport for Life (CS4L) is a national movement that aims to improve Canadian sport. A key
element of CS4L is Long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD) as a cornerstone for building sport at all levels of competition and participation in Canada, for athletes of all abilities. LTAD is more than a model - it is a system and philosophy of sport development, athlete-centered, coach-driven, and administration-supported.

By aligning its operational priorities with LTAD, SOO is also aligning with SOC, with Canada's provincial and territorial Special Olympics organizations, and the entire Canadian sport system to offer an optimal athlete and sport development program for Ontario's athletes with an intellectual disability.

By examining resources and gaps, strengths and weaknesses, SOO has developed objectives for LTAD implementation. For each objective, we outline a series of actions plans, with priority, responsibilities for implementation, and timeliness.