Photos of the Week: Autism Awareness Month


Photo by: Holly Bensur
Edward T. Foote Green at the University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL – Friday, April 19th, 2013

In honor of Autism Awareness Month, the UM Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) held a Field Day for Teens this Friday on the green. The event, organized by students Robert Pursell and Lindsay Rosen, paired 30 students with 100 children with disorders on the autism spectrum for a day of fun and games on the Foote Green. Here, Field Day participant Alex plays a parachute game with UM sudents.

 

Photo by: Holly Bensur
Edward T. Foote Green at the University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL – Friday, April 19th, 2013

In honor of Autism Awareness Month, the UM Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) held a Field Day for Teens this Friday on the green. The event paired 30 students with 100 children with disorders on the autism spectrum for a day of fun and games on the Foote Green. Here, Field Day participant Kamrata makes a bracelet with UM sudents.

Photo by: Holly Bensur
Edward T. Foote Green at the University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL – Friday, April 19th, 2013

In honor of Autism Awareness Month, the UM Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) held a Field Day for Teens this Friday on the green. The event paired 30 students with 100 children with disorders on the autism spectrum for a day of fun and games on the Foote Green. Here, Field Day participant Antonio jumps through hula hoops as he competes in an obstacle course set up on the Green.

Photo by: Holly Bensur
Edward T. Foote Green at the University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL – Friday, April 19th, 2013

In honor of Autism Awareness Month, the UM Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) held a Field Day for Teens this Friday on the green. The event paired 30 students with 100 children with disorders on the autism spectrum for a day of fun and games on the Foote Green. In this photo, senior Brian Hasenstab (right) plays limbo with field day participants in a game set up on the Green.

Photo by: Holly Bensur
Edward T. Foote Green at the University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL – Friday, April 19th, 2013

In honor of Autism Awareness Month, the UM Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) held a Field Day for Teens this Friday on the green. The event paired 30 students with 100 children with disorders on the autism spectrum for a day of fun and games on the Foote Green. In this photo, Field Day participant Julian celebrates a successful shot in the bean bag tossing game cornhole during a match set up on the Green.