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Hi-5 Sports: Basketball

Date of Event: Saturdays and Sundays
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Youth for Christ Adventure Center - Capital District

1544 Route 9 - Halfmoon, NY

(Across from Walmart, in with The Edge Rock Climbing)


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Okte Elementary School Gym

1581 Crescent Road - Clifton Park, NY

(Exit 8 off the Northway)


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Hi-5 Sports presents Basketball Season beginning in December. Hi-5 Sports strives to provide an environment which allows people with special needs to build self-esteem, confidence, and friendships through sports by providing opportunities to socialize, compete and exercise both their motor and life skills.

Basketball is offered for three skill levels including Beginners, Intermediates and Advanced.

For information on each level, skills, dates and times click here to visit the Hi-5 sports website and to register.



Summer Adaptive Recreation Experience

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Contact Person: Phone: Call 516-382-4576 or Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital, St. Peter's Health Partners presents The 2018 Summer Adaptive Recreation Experiences will take place over 5 days during the summer. Each date is as follows:

  1. Adaptive Fishing $10: Friday, June 15 from 9:30 a.m. to Noon at Six Mile Waterworks at Rensselaer Lake, Albany. This is a catch and release only event, no fishing license required. Registration deadline is Friday, June 1.
  2. Adaptive Rowing $10: Sunday, June 24 with the time TBD for two hours at Saratoga Lake, Saratoga Springs. Learn the basics of rowing and then put them to practice on the water Visit saratogarowing.com for information. Registration deadline is Friday, June 1.
  3. Adaptive Golf $15: Tuesday, July 31 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Van Patten Golf Club, Clifton park. Professionals and therapists will be available to assist with adaptive techniques and trials in the Paramobile. This program will be followed by lunch. For more information visit vanpattengolf.com or standupandplayfoundation.org. Registration deadline is Friday, July 13.
  4. Adaptive Sailing $15: Tuesday, Aug. 7 from noon to 5 p.m. at Camp Chingachgook at Lake George. Engage in a brief on-shore safety straining before trying your hand at sailing or enjoying a boat ride. Lunch will follow the program. for information visit yknotsailing.org. Registration deadline is Friday, July 6.
  5. Adaptive Kayaking $10: Saturday, Aug. 18 with the time TBD, at Saratoga Lake, Saratoga Springs. Learn the basics of kayaking and then put them to practice on the water. For more information visit saratogarowing.com. Registration deadline is Friday, July 20.

Sunnyview's Adaptive Recreation Experiences program provides individuals with the opportunity to return to previously enjoyed activities or to try something new.

   

For more information call 516-382-4576 or email jennifer.battle@sphp.com. To register complete the registration on the brochure listed below. Payment is required with registration.

   

Summer Adaptive Recreation Experience - Brochure



Summer Autism Training Institute Series

Date of Event: July 2018
Start Time: 4:00 PM | End Time: 7:00 PM

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Event Cost: $260 before June 8 or $300 after
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Center for Spectrum Services presents Summer Autism Training Institute series will take place during the month of July. There will be two series to choose from; the series in Ellenville will focus on younger students ages 2 through 8 years, while the series in Kingston will focus on older individuals ages 9 and older.

    

The locations and sessions take place as follows:

Ellenville Series: Tuesdays, July 10, 17, 24 and 31 from 4 to 7 p.m. presented by Sandra Brownsey. The series will take place at 4 Yankee Place in Ellenville.

Kingston Series: Wednesdays, July 11, 18, 25 and Aug. 1 from 4 to 7 p.m. presented by Tiffany Francese sears. The series will take place at 70 Kukuk Lane in Kingston.

This in-depth course will impart information in:

  • Understanding the form and function of interfering behaviors and implementing positive behavioral supports
  • Strategies for developing a functional behavioral assessment and intervention plans
  • Creating a therapeutic environment in the classroom, home, or clinical setting
  • Supporting the needs of the individual within the group context

The cost for this workshop series is $260 if received before June 8, or $300 after June 8. Seating is limited and registration is required. Click here for additional information or to register. 



Safety Class for Drivers with Autism

Date of Event: Saturday, June 23, 2018
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Albany County Sheriff's Public Safety Building


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58 Verda Avenue


Clarksville, NY
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The Autism Society of the Greater Capital Region and the Albany County Sheriff's Office present a Safety Class for Drivers with Autism on Saturday, June 23 at 10 a.m. Driving presents special challenges to members of the Autism community. This comprehensive course has been designed to help drivers of differing abilities to interact with law enforcement. The course will cover traffic stops, tickets, accidents, driving protocol, and real world practice interacting with and officer.

    

Registration is required. Click here to register.



Autism Awareness Days at Six Flags

Date of Event: Saturday, August 18, 2018
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Six Flags Great Adventure


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172 State Route 9


Queensbury, NY
Event Cost: $32.50
Contact Person: Danielle Taylor Phone: Call 518-824-8923 or Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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Six Flags Great Adventure presents Autism Awareness Days on June 2, July 14, Aug 18 and Aug 20, 2018. Admission tickets are $32.50 and include free parking, theme park and Splashwater Kingdom admission. An all-you-can-eat buffet will be available for purchase. Click here to purchase tickets and use promo code ASGCR. For more information contact Danielle Taylor at 518-824-8923 or email dataylor@sftp.com.

Autism Awareness Days at Six Flags - FLYER




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