Adaptive Martial Arts

ABC of NC in collaboration with Champions in Motion offers a FREE adaptive martial arts for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder.  Helping individuals with autism gain self-confidence and increase concentration.

DSC_0010Instructor:  Cindy Andree Bowen, 1st degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do as well as Board Certified Behavior Analyst will be providing self-defense instruction with the assistance of ABC of NC staff and/or CIM black belt instructors.

Instructor:  Allison Hall, 1st degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do will be providing self-defense instruction & overall physical activity with the assistance of ABC of NC staff and/or CIM black belt instructors.

Day Program:  Offer to all students ages 4-18 enrolled in ABC of NC. Class times: Your child will participate on the same day/time each week with his/her    class.  This program is once a week for 30 minutes.

Evening Program:  Offered Monday evenings to members of the community with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) diagnosis or demonstrates characteristics of ASD and their Neurotypical (NT) siblings.

  • Little Champions”Ages 4-8 Group Instruction – 5:00-5:30pm
    this class has a 15-student capacity with 4 slots available for NT siblings (siblings may be older than 7 years old). First come first served. *Students in this class should have: some imitation skills, some interest in same aged peers, ability to follow routines and simple instructions and Minimal to no aggressive/ self-injurious behavior.
  • “Big Champions” Ages 9-18 Group Instruction – 5:30-6:00pm
    this class has a 15-student capacity with 4 slots available for NT siblings (siblings should be at least 8 years old. First come first served. *Students in this class should have: some imitation skills, some interest in same aged peers, ability to follow routines and simple instructions and minimal to no aggressive/ self-injurious behavior.
  • “Mighty Champions” Ages 4-18 Individualized Instruction – 6:15-6:45pm
    this class is for students who would have difficulty participating in the above groups due to having more significant communication and/ or social challenges. This class has a 10-student capacity (no NT slots available). First come first served. Students in this class should have: ability to follow simple instructions and minimal to no aggressive/ self-injurious behavior.

For more information contact Cindy Andree Bowen:

Cindy.Andree@abcofnc.org

336-251-1180

 

Registration must be turned in at the ABC of NC front desk.

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