ArtPlay for artists and actors 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!

ASD Improv & ArtPlay

About

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
  • Download the 2018 flyer
  • Students must:
    • Respond to verbal direction
    • Independently toilet
    • Not require one-on-one supervision.

VIEW PAST PROJECTS

ArtPlay (Arts & Crafts)

Thursdays, 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
Nov 7 – Nov 21
March 5 – March 26 (No Class March 19)
July 2 – July 30
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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Improv & Acting

 

Thursdays, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Sept 5 – 26
January 9 – January 30
May 7 – May 28

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.

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Dance

Thursdays, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
October 3 – 24
February 6 – 27
June 11 – 25

Come move with us! These dance classes are designed to engage children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in movement and music.

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Music

Thursdays, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
December 5 –  December 19
April 2 – April 30
August 6 – August 27

Music classes are designed to engage children with Autism Spectrum Disorder with sound and music.

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