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Autism Ontario Peel ACTTs:
Peel Autism Community Together through Sports
Using the recreation model developed by the Special Olympics, Peel ACTTs will feature Active Start (6-7pm), FUNdamentals (7-8pm) programs for individuals with ASD.
ACTIVE START (from 6-7pm) is a beginner program for individuals with ASD with increased difficulties. Participants will work on following group instruction, develop basic movement skills and follow a routine with visual supports. The goal is for the participant to have the physical skills and fitness ability to participate in physical activities and to have fun! ***Suggested age - 4 to 12 years old***
FUNdamentals (from 7-8pm) is an advanced program for children with ASD who are able to follow group instructions. The participant learns physical literacy; the more fundamental motor skills necessary for activities and sports. The intention is for individuals to participate in school and organized physical activities with confidence. The participants will also learn to interact with one another (team environment) and have fun! ***Suggested age - 9 to 15 years old ***
Both programs are overseen by 2 facilitators, who are trained IBI therapists, as well as Autism Ontario Volunteers.
Children should be dressed in comfortable clothes and bring a water bottle. There is a water fountain on site.
Spaces are very limited limited.
Mondays...Spring session is filled. Returning in the Fall 2017.
Conestoga Public School, 300 Conestoga Dr., Brampton, ON L6Z 3M3
*The cost is FREE. However, due to high interest in this program, a $50 deposit is required. This deposit will be returned to all who attend a minimum of 6 weeks of the program. Please bring the deposit on the first date - cash or cheque.
*Children can only be signed up for ONE program.
*These programs require caregivers to remain present and participate in the full duration of the each session for all 8 weeks.
This event is open to children with ASD only.