MELBOURNE, FLA.—The Third Annual Aces for Autism Tennis Clinic is set for Saturday, June 23, at the Kiwi Tennis Club to support Florida Institute of Technology’s Scott Center for Autism Treatment’s Social Skills Program. The event occurs during the Florida Beer Company Pro Tennis Tournament, a USTA men’s tennis event, June 15-24, which also benefits The Scott Center.
A free tennis skills class for ages 5-15 who are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders and their siblings will be held from 12-1 p.m. on the 23rd. Free T-shirts, drinks and snacks will be provided to participants. Children can bring their own racket, or borrow one at the clinic.
The Kiwi Tennis Club is located at 30 Tradewinds Dr. in Indian Harbour Beach. For more information or to sign up for a skills clinic, RSVP to Aces@fit.edu or call (321) 674-8106, extension 1. Space is limited to 50 children.
The Scott Center at Florida Tech is dedicated to providing the highest quality treatment, training and applied research to enhance the functioning and improve the quality of life for children with autism and related conditions in Central Florida.