autism

Tuesday’s Spotlight: Autism

Posted by on Sep 17, 2013 in autism, Bouldering, climbing, donate, encouragement, Engage, family, Fitness, Indoor Climbing, mentor, Obstacle, opportunities, Overcoming, participation | Comments Off on Tuesday’s Spotlight: Autism

Today's Spotlight: Autism Today's spotlight is on a group of people very close to our hearts: people with Autism. We started the Rock On! Program in 2007, which is a mentor-based, indoor climbing program for kids with Autism and their siblings. We could not have predicted the positive response that came as a result of [...]

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Get Your Rock On!

Posted by on Mar 1, 2013 in autism, climbing, Indoor Climbing, mentor, Program, Youth | Comments Off on Get Your Rock On!

Have you heard of our Rock On Program? Youth, ages 5-17, are invited to a six-week indoor rock climbing program where they work each week with mentor instructor. Kids of any ability are welcome (and their siblings!). Session runs from March 12-April 16. Class times: 5:30-6:30pm (A) or 7-8pm (B). Call 801-484-4128 or e-mail Eric [...]

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Autism Family Night at Discovery Gateway

Posted by on Jan 15, 2013 in autism, Children, Discovery Gateway, Event, family, Free, Fun, inclusion | Comments Off on Autism Family Night at Discovery Gateway

Connecting Families, Autism and Discovery On January 28th, our friends at Discovery Gateway are hosting a free event for families with a child or children with Autism. Join us for this fun night out! The event runs from 5-7pm and is supported by FirstStepsDx PLUS, Lineagen and It's temperature. I real purchase levitra 10 mg [...]

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Splore FUNd Drive Festivities & Meet Splore’s Executive Director

Posted by on Sep 24, 2012 in ability, accessibility, activities, adaptive, Adventure, autism, outdoor adventures, Partner, support, Utah | Comments Off on Splore FUNd Drive Festivities & Meet Splore’s Executive Director

This week is Splore's Fall FUNd Drive and you can help us provide life-changing rock climbing experiences for children with disabilities. The FUNd Drive This week we're raising funds to support our operations and capacity-building efforts.[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i0IsK4NLj2Q] Janine Shares Her Story Janine went from a volunteer all the way to being our fearless Executive Director. [youtube [...]

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Smiles, Laughter and Life Change on a Rock Wall | A Splore Story

Posted by on Sep 24, 2012 in abilities, accessibility, activities, adaptive, Adaptive Recreation, Adventure, autism, climbing, community, disabilities, disability, donors, encouragement, family, mentor, opportunities, outdoor adventures | Comments Off on Smiles, Laughter and Life Change on a Rock Wall | A Splore Story

A letter from the parent of a Rock On! participant: Dear Splore, His volunteer, Alaina, and the rest of your team brought him out of his shell and taught him to climb. He loves it, and moreover, he beams with pride for days after each lesson. This pride also seems to spill over into the [...]

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A New Hobby for His Son

Posted by on Apr 11, 2008 in autism, encouragement, hobby, rock climbing, Rock On Program | Comments Off on A New Hobby for His Son

After his son’s pediatrician recommended SPLORE, Eric decided to take a closer look at the program. Coincidentally, SPLORE was getting ready to launch their new Rock On! program designed specifically for children with autism. Eric thought the program might be a good fit for his son Jaden so he enrolled him in the eight week long Rock [...]

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