The American Autism Association, Embrace the Grind Goalkeeping, and St. John's University have joined forces to host Autism Goals: A Special Needs Soccer Clinic!
This soccer clinic will be hosted on Sunday, June 12, 2016 at Belson Stadium in Jamaica, New York on the St. John's University Queens campus. It will include various soccer related activities, games, giveaways, and practices that integrate therapeutic remedies for improving motor, social, behavioral, and communication skills.
The clinic will be lead by Stephan Rigaud of Embrace the Grind Goalkeeping, who is a passionate supporter the American Autsim Association and the work we do. Stephan has worked in the field as a teacher's assistant at Gersh academy, a school specifically for children on the autism spectrum. He also volunteers at Tops Soccer in West Hempstead which provides the opportunity for children with special needs to play soccer. His knowledge and expertise is sure to make this clinic a wonderful learning experience for your child!
We are welcoming children with an autism diagnosis between the ages of 4-12 years old. Spaces are limited for participants, and registration must be completed online prior to the clinic. Families, siblings, and supporters are also welcome to join us as 'Other Attendees'. We ask that you please register all who will be in attendence, to ensure that we have enough water and supplies for everyone.
We look forward to seeing you there. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not heistate to contact us at 877.654.4483!