John ran the 2019 Boston Marathon in 3:52!
Non-verbal Autism = LIMITLESS
He's currently training for his first 50 mile race in April 2020.
Special thanks to Total Nutrition NorCal; the Eppie's Wellness Foundation and Fleet Feet Racing for sponsoring John and his coach.
The Fly Brave Foundation
Autism Fashion Show/Silent Auction Fundraiser
Save the Date: November 23, 2019
We have outgrown our current home, the Coloma Community Center.
The goal of this fundraiser is to raise the funds needed to secure a 12-month lease in a commercial location to operate all of our FREE social programs, art, and employment training workshops.
We are seeking sponsors to help cover the cost of renting the venue, props needed and items of ANY kind for the Silent Auction.
Thank you to our generous sponsors!
The George and Lena Valente Foundation; The City of Elk Grove; Councilmember Steve Detrick; The Laguna-Sunrise Rotary; ASD Crawlers; ABS; Fleet Feet; Total Nutrition; Eppies Wellness Foundation; Florin Road Bingo Hall; AMPT Fitness; Odesi Boutique; Article Consignment Boutique; Safeway Drive Away; D&T Transportation; Hoosier Transit; the Jimenez Family; the Sarli family; and the generosity of individual donors.
Public Speaking 101
We have a free public speaking program for adults on the spectrum ages 17+.
You can book our speakers by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our speakers were invited as the Keynote Panel for UC Davis MIND Institute's annual conference; the Summer Institute on Neurodevelopmental Disorders. They were brilliant and it was their largest crowd, 400 participants.
Pro=Wrestling for Autism Fundraiser
featuring WWE legends, Rikishi and the Tonga Kid
Thanks to a sponsorship from the City of Elk Grove, we are hosting our 1st Wrestling Fundraiser.
Gates open at 4 pm
4-6 pm: Differently Abled Marketplace (vendors with developmental disabilities)/food/music
5-6 pm: Wrestler Meet and Greet (get an autograph and photo w/ Rikishi and Tonga Kid)
6:30-8 pm: Pro-Wrestling Show
For advance tickets, click here.
Differently Abled Vendors Wanted
We are seeking individuals and organizations with physical and developmental disabilities to sell their goods at our Wrestling event from 4-6 pm. There is NO fee to participate. Interested? Click here to register.
Social Skills Workshops through Improv and Acting
ABC10 joined us on Autism Awareness Day.
To view the story, click here.
This program is generously sponsored by Safeway Drive Away, Inc; D&T Transportation Inc; and Hoosier Transit Inc.