Horse Therapy
Boxing for Life

A fun extra curricular activity for Sundays!  This non-contact boxing circuit is specifically for individuals with autism and helps to promote motor skills, core strength, enhanced social skills, team building, self-confidence and overall well being. 

Located in Southwest Ranches, this is a wonderful organization where the motto includes, "Horses transforming Lives."  Programs for individuals on the spectrum include hippotherapy, sensory integration therapy, social skills groups, and equuine assisted psychotherapy. 

Identifor is an online tool that systematically uncovers an individual's underlying abilities and executive functioning skills through fun online games. As the individuals are simply playing games through the site, Identifor uses objective metrics and quantifiable data to uncover how the individual likes to spend his/her time to explore relevant career interests.


Identifor's metrics reveal an individual's:

  • Abilities using the work pioneered by Harvard Professor Howard Gardner in his theory of Multiple Intelligences.

  • Executive Function (EF) skills based on the work by Professor George McCloskey from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, a leading author in the growing field of EF.

  • Career interests building on the work by John Holland from Johns Hopkins University.


Located in Coral Springs Florida, YDMA, is introducing Taekwon-Do as a martial arts to youth with special needs. We are focusing on the mobility to improve coordination and not only physically but mentally The program will also enhance self-esteem.  he program will rely on the assistance of a parent or a sibling depending on the condition of the student. We can help them enhance their health by allowing them to workout to boost their immune system.  

Young Dragons Martial Arts (YDMA)
Special Needs TAEKWON-DO 

Local Recreation Activities 


Here is a list to SOME of the increadible recreational activities in south Florida that may be worth checking out!  This list will be changing regularly, so be sure to check back often.  If you know of any other activities in the area worth sharing, please let me know and they will be added as well! 

Shake-A-Leg works with children & adults with physical, developmental and economic challenges in a marine environment to teach them environmental lessons, therapeutic sailing, swimming & kayaking. 


Need a great idea for a birthday party?  Reach out to the Bows and Ties! Two very talented music therapists will bring enough instruments and enthusiasm to make it a birthday party your child won't forget!  For more information or to book a party, contact them directly at: thebowsandties305@gmail.com.  

The Bows and Ties: Birthday Parties! 
We Rock the Spectrum, Davie!

We Rock the Spectrum Davie is committed to providing a safe, nurturing, and fun environment to foster learning, exploration and safe sensory experiences. We Rock the Spectrum Davie provides children with a fun and motivational environment to help them in the areas of strength, movement, sensory processing, communication, positive behavior modification, social interactions, and self-care skills. Our unique equipment assists all children in their neurological growth and development.

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