Love Serving Autism

The American Tennis Association is proud to partner with Love Serving Autism to host a FREE 45-minute virtual adaptive tennis class featuring a 15-minute question and answer session centered around inclusivity.

 

Our 45-minute virtual tennis class is fun, socially engaging, and focuses on teaching fitness, hand-eye coordination, and racquet skills for children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Developmental Challenges! USPTA & PTR coaches welcome for CE credits

 

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Love Serving Autism's mission is to make a difference in the lives of children and adults with autism through the sport of tennis.

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To register, please click here

An Adaptive Virtual Tennis Session

October 23, 2020

6:00 - 7:00 PM ET

6:00 - 6:15 

Parents & coaches introduction to the virtual tennis session, and Q&A about the prevalence of autism, inclusivity, and embracing diversity & inclusion within the autism community.

6:15 - 7:00

45-minute virtual tennis class teaching fitness, hand-eye coordination, and racquet skills for children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Developmental Challenges!

View Visual Schedule, click here

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Recommended Equipment:
1. Tennis Racquet & Ball (replacements: dustpan & balloon)
2. Water Bottle

Coaches, the session qualifies for CE Credits

Speakers

Lisa is a USPTA and PTR Elite Certified Tennis Professional and a Speech-Language Pathologist in the field of autism. For 18 years, Lisa has specialized in the evaluation and treatment of children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Developmental Disabilities.  A former collegiate tennis player at Duke University and the University of Florida followed by WTA tournaments, Lisa enjoys combining her tennis experience and speech therapy background to teach the sport to children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders.  In 2017, Lisa was  inspired to be able to develop her own non-profit, Love Serving Autism

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Robin Jones earned a Bachelor's Degree from The University of Miami in Psychology, an MS from Nova Southeastern University in Exceptional Student Education, and a Masters of Education from Lynn University in Educational Leadership. Robin has served as a Law Enforcement Officer for the Florida Department of Corrections as well as Broward Sheriff’s Office. Robin is currently the Outreach Specialist for FAU Center for Autism and Related Disabilities where she leads the initiative to raise awareness and address the issues associated with African American Under-Representation in Autism

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Lisa Pugliese

Robin Jones

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Resources

Watch Lisa on YouTube