ArtPlay for Artists with Autism

ArtPlay camps and classes, in partnership with Family Initiative, are designed for students with with autism spectrum disorder to learn identity development, self-esteem and positive coping skills through visual arts, dance, acting, music and more!

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Imagine, create and discover. Take an art class with us!

  • For ages 8 – 17
  • Registration includes art supplies
  • Pre registration is required
  • Maximum class size is 12
  • Students must:
    • Respond to verbal direction
    • Independently toilet
    • Not require one-on-one supervision.

ARTPLAY: DANCE

Thursdays, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Classes are currently suspended due to Covid 19.
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Come move with us! Dance classes are designed for students 8 – 18 and are will engage children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in movement and music.

ARTPLAY: MUSIC

Thursdays, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Classes are currently suspended due to Covid 19.
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Music classes are designed for students 8 – 18 and will engage children with Autism Spectrum Disorder with sound and music.

ARTPLAY: IMPROV & ACTING

Thursdays, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Classes are currently suspended due to Covid 19.
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Youth Improv classes are designed for students 7-14.  Teen & Adult Improv classes are designed for students 15 – 25. Both focus on social communication, engagement with peers, and working together as a group. Improv and theatre games used in this class will teach students skills such as accessing emotions and storytelling. This will be done in a safe and fun setting where the students can explore and challenge themselves. Instructed by Leigh Shein with support from Board Certified Behavioral Specialists.

ARTPLAY: VISUAL ARTS

Thursdays, 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
Classes are currently suspended due to Covid 19.
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Classes are designed for students 8-25 and focus on identity development, self-awareness, self-esteem, and positive coping skills. Instructed by an experienced artist with support from Board Certified Behavioral Specialists.

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