Surf Is Up for Children with Autism
“Surf Is Up for Children with Autism”
Saturday, August 16, 2008 – 11am Cupsogue Beach, Westhampton, NY
Wayne, New Jersey (July 15, 2008) – Community Options, Inc., a national nonprofit organization providing residential, employment and recreational opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities, will be hosting its second annual “iMatter Surfing Camp” for Children with Autism at Cupsogue Beach in Westhampton on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2008 from 11am-4pm.
Jessica Guberman, Ph.D., Executive Director for Community Options and pioneer of the surf camp for kids says, “The 1st Annual Surf Camp was very successful. We have already tripled our number of participants from last year and are so excited about the 2008 camp. Families are so eager to sign their children up for the event and to participate in an innovative activity that connects children to the fun and therapeutic advantages of the water,” says Guberman, Executive Director of Community Options. Community Options serves families from the five boroughs of New York City, Long Island, Northern New Jersey and throughout the country.