Youth Autism Programs
FITting ANOTHER PIECE IN THE PUZZLE
Exercise & Social Skills for Youth on the Autism Spectrum
The Ragsdale Family YMCA is offering an exercise and social skills program for youth and teens on the autism spectrum. The program is designed to get kids active and nurture their potential while in a safe environment. The program is led by UNCG students and founded and funded by the David and Donna Griffin Foundation. Weekly activities range from games, sports, swimming, yoga, and so much more! Our goal is to empower youth to improve their physical fitness, social skills, and foster healthy habits.
Program Dates: January 29th- March 25th
Meeting Days and Times:
- (2nd – 5th grade) 2:30-3:45pm
- (6th – 12th grade) 4:00pm-5:15pm
- (2nd-5th grade) 5:00pm-6:30 pm
- (6th-12th grade) 4:00pm-5:30pm
HOW TO GET INVOLVED? Please fill out an application at the Ragsdale Family YMCA and you will be notified upon acceptance to the program.
If you register online please note you must still fill out the below Application.
For more information contact Marlee Rindal, Ragsdale Wellness Director, at 336.882.9622.
Empowering Autistic Individuals Through Music
Voices Together in the Community is a music therapy program for individuals with autism or developmental disabilities. Voices Together’s vision is to be the leader in evidence-based music therapy that offers innovative tools so individuals may reach their maximum potential and be fully included members in our community.
- Our model combines the power of music and a strong educational technique
- We offer new ways to speak, listen and understand your child
- We offer new ways for your child to build their self-esteem and confidence
- We offer a natural and spontaneous structure, so each child feels safe andsuccessful as they grow.
When: Tuesdays Oct 3-Nov 21st 4:30-5:15pm for 6-10 year olds or Tuesdays Oct 3-Nov 21st 5:30-6:15pm for 8-11 year olds