The following programs are supported by donations, grants, and fundraising events. Face Autism offers the following programs/classes with public awareness and financial support.
The art classes are instructor lead and tailored to meet each child’s individual ability where they can express themselves and let their imaginations grow in a fun and safe atmosphere.
Bricks for Kidz Lego® Class
Bricks 4 Kidz Lab is instructor lead classes built on the universal popularity of Lego® bricks to deliver a high quality of educational play…
In partnership with Dynasty Dance Clubs, this class teaches the children with autism how to learn basic dance steps, improvement of social skills, body strength, control and the joy of music and dance.
Social Skills Classes
In partnership with Children Therapy Associates, this class helps children with autism learn how to engage in age-appropriate play, conflict resolution, problem-solving, compromise and other skills that are a struggle for autistic children to master.
In partnership with Prospect Riding Center (Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship), this class helps children with autism learn general horse sense and care with direct access to the horses from start to finish.
In partnership with Gulf Coast Music Therapy, this class targets the children with autism with their communication, verbal emotional expression, self-esteem and social skills through music such as voice, guitar, piano, drums, percussion, singing and dancing.
Tae Kwon Do
In partnership with KGB evo Martial Arts, this class is instructor led and targets the children with autism with their self-defense, concentration, focus, self-discipline, self-confidence and physical conditioning.
Sarasota Garden Club
In partnership with Sarasota Garden Club this event helps children with autism learn about plants. They will learn how to plant and create a live floral arrangement.
Superflex®, Social Thinking® Class
In partnership with Children Therapy Associates, this class helps children with autism understand and regulate their own social behavior with the people in their families, schools and communities.
Parent Support Group
Our mission is to provide a group setting where parents, grandparents, professionals and caregivers come together to share information/support in a caring and safe environment.
In partnership with Nokomis Violin Studio, this class teaches the children with autism the basics in playing the violin or piano, fine motor coordination, increased self-confidence and joy of music.