Surfers for Autism puts children with autism on a surfboard

PASS-A-GRILLE BEACH, Pinellas County Florida

Surfers For Autism, hosted an event at Pass-A-Grille Beach for hundreds of children living with autism to surf.  Many kids, like Alex Allen of Temple Terrace, had never been on a surfboard until Saturday.   So for an 8-year-old who never got on a surfboard before, how did Alex do?   “I was pretty good at the knee waves,” he said, “but not so good on the stand waves”.

Surfers For Autism started the event in 2007 with just one autistic child. Now that one family has touched countless others.…MORE


About Indian Rocks Bridge

We have a HUGE responsibility to protect our children and their futures. Our Gulf of Mexico has nearly been destroyed by the Deep-water Horizon catastrophe and many families here will never recover. Paradise lost, so it goes. I’m doing my best to apolitically educate anyone that cares about the impact on our environment by technology and “for-profit” progress. We forget, too frequently that we SHARE this planet with millions of other life-forms and as the most “powerful” species, we must be more cognizant of our greed versus the well-being of our planet. Thanks again for visiting and please check back often. -Gregg
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One Response to Surfers for Autism puts children with autism on a surfboard

  1. Anonymous says:

    Wonderful and inspiring event. The parents, vollies, vendors, and sponsors are top drawer. Thank you for a delightful day.


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