Surfers for Autism

Author: Krista Flack, MS OTR/L

Surfers For Autism is coming to Tybee Island on September 16th!  This event is dedicated to the introduction of the sport of surfing to children with special needs.  At a SFA event, our surfers are provided a safe environment where two to four highly skilled and trained surf instructors carefully guide them into waves. Our surfers and their families are treated like rock stars and enjoy a day filled with a range of activities including stand up paddle boarding, kayaking, live music, face-painting, games, bounce houses, fire engine tours and much more. A catered lunch is also provided, all at no cost. This is a very special day where children with ASD interact with typical peers and wow families with their capabilities. These events are examples of inclusion at the highest level. 

For more details on this event, and to sign up as a surfer or as a volunteer, follow this link here

Additional information for first-time participants and first-time volunteers can be found at this links. 

You can also follow their Facebook page to see pictures, videos, and testimonials, as well as to receive updates and interact within the community!  

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