Camps and Organizations for Autistic Athletes:
Athletes with Autism or on visit AwA on facebook is committed to using sports to develop socialization skills and independence in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. We strive to increase motor, social, and communication skills leading to increased confidence and competence in the classroom resulting in increased access and progress in the general education curriculum”
Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation— Started by NFL star Doug Flutie, who has an autistic son, this foundation funds various organizations that provide recreational opportunities (as well as direct services, advocacy, and family support) for autistic children.
Autism Youth Sports League— In San Dimas, CA, Offers year-round sports for autistic children ages 4-18 including baseball, karate, bowling, and flag football.
Three Gaits, Inc— Stoughton, WI. Therapeutic horesemanship for children and youth with disabilities or special needs
Special Olympics— Thousands of resources for autistic children interested in athletics as well as blogs to connect to other athletes.
**Please comment and add other resources you have found helpful for autistics interested in athletics