Autism Spectrum Athletics (ASA)
Non-competitive seasonal sports programs. These programs are open to all children with Autism, Aspergers, Central Auditory Processing (CAPD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity (ADHD/ADD) and other related disorders. ASA utilizes traditional sports to develop sports knowledge, physical motor skills, independence and socialization skills. This is a primarily a non competitive sports league, but does offer mild competitive sports program for older high functioning children. Winter season sports: Basketball, bowling; Spring Season Sports: Baseball/Tball; Fall Season Sports: Flag Football and soccer.
Autism Youth Sports League
909-284-8989 or 626-251-3417
Hilda Alvarez Se Habla Espanol 626-327-1614
For ages 2 – 18 yrs. Offers year round traditional sports including baseball, bowling, hip hop, flag football, soccer, cheerleading and basketball. Some programs offer sibling inclusion.
Bill’s Special Kids
(951) 242-7261 firstname.lastname@example.org
For special kids ages 5-18. The program offers Pony Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Dance and Soccer in the belief that if you teach young people to play by the rules, they will learn to live by the rules of everyday life.
Love Them All Foundation
397 N. Central Ave., Upland
LTAF continues its mission to encourage both children & young adults, with disabilities such as Down syndrome, Autism, and Cerebral Palsy, to live life to their fullest potential, through sponsorship in sports activities such as basketball, golf, baseball, bowling, football & soccer, realizing how very important it is to each of them to be a part of a team, have on-going opportunities to meet others just like them, and create life-long friendships. In addition, LTAF sponsors social events such as its annual Valentine’s Day Dance, Easter Egg Hunt, Summer Sports Camp, and Winter Holiday Dance, where the recipients, along with their families, have an opportunity to come together socially throughout the year to share lives, laughter, and most importantly, embrace their individuality. They offer cooking classes occasionally – check to see the schedule of events.
1600 Forbes Way, Suite 200, Long Beach, CA 90810
Special Olympics is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing year-round sports training and competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for people eight years of age and older with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendships with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community. Three levels of sports competition in Southern California: Area (Local) games, Regional games, and Championships Visit the website for nearby programs. Free to the public, accepts donations. Please refer to websites for emails and contact information specific to area.