Annually, NFAR provides funding for the research and development of programs that help children with autism. Programs range from early identification and treatment of autism spectrum disorder to preparation for a smooth transition into adulthood.
FIT Program Project Grant Spotlight
Last fall, 6-year-old Jake threw tantrums and could not go out in public because of his unpredictable and often aggressive behavior. Like so many families in similar situations, Jake’s parents felt ill equipped to deal with their son’s behavior.
Earlier this summer, K.I.D.S. Therapy Associates, Inc. and Maranatha Chapel held their 2nd annual “Kid’s Games” Sports Camp.
by NFAR Executive Director Sharon Leon
Earlier this month, our son Michael (18 years) began the week-long “Lose the Training Wheels” bike camp hosted by Crimson Research & Treatment Center. But, because our son had never been able to ride a bike, we almost didn’t sign up and we were a bit skeptical.
This past December, NFAR awarded K.I.D.S. Therapy Associates Inc. a Community Project Grant entitled “Summer Sports Camp for All” to provide funding for the supervision, training and accommodations for up to 40 campers with autism to attend the Kids Games Sports Camp.