“Surfing For Autism” – August 11 at Jennette’s Pier
Great beach day for a great cause: on Aug. 11, the 3rd Annual Surfing for Autism event will take place from 9am to 1pm at Jennette’s Pier located in Nags Head, NC. Throughout the day, 70 individuals on the autism spectrum will pair up with local surfers to enjoy paddling, surfing and fun in the sun. There will be beachside activities for kids and we invite all children to join in the fun at the activity tents. To find out more about Surfing for Autism, sponsor a surfer or learn how you can get involved, go to surfingforautism.org.
The mission of Surfing for Autism is to offer individuals and families impacted by Autism Spectrum Disorder a supportive environment to connect and share by creating opportunities to experience the therapeutic benefits of surfing. Through these opportunities, Surfing for Autism is also creating a greater awareness and a deeper understanding of ASD within the community. The vision of Surfing for Autism is to involve individuals with autism, their families, siblings, caregivers, therapeutic professionals, surfers, and the larger community in the most inclusive, comprehensive, and compassionate experience available which celebrates the therapeutic benefits of surfing.