Autism All-Stars – Eli

Eli Extraordinary Minds (xMinds) Register to Ride Partnership for Extraordinary Minds (xMinds) rides for autism because we want all students on the spectrum to be able to advocate for themselves. In 2018, xMinds held a self-advocacy workshop for middle and high school students. Not long after, Eli, a student with autism who attended the workshop,…

Autism All-Stars – Christian

Christian Participant – (Kids Enjoy Exercise Now) Register to Ride NYC Autism Charter Schools:  Creating Possibilities Christian and his family joined NYC Autism Charter Schools when he was just 5 years old.  With schools in East Harlem and the South Bronx, NYC Autism Charter Schools are the only public charter schools in NY State exclusively…

Autism All-Stars – Tripp

Tripp Participant KEEN Greater DC-Baltimore (Kids Enjoy Exercise Now) Register to Ride Meet Tripp, a KEEN Greater DC-Baltimore participant Tripp is a happy, intelligent, eleven-year-old boy.  Tripp is also autistic. As a result, social interactions, as well as using some gross and fine motor skills, can be challenging.   Tripp has attended the KEEN Sports program…

Autism All-Stars – Keswick

Keswick KEEN (Kids Enjoy Exercise Now) Register to Ride Keswick is an active, happy, six-and-a-half-year-old boy.  Keswick is also on the autism spectrum. As a result, social interactions, communication and bonding with others can be challenging.   Keswick attends the KEEN Sports program in Springfield, VA where he is paired one to one with volunteer coaches…

Autism All-Stars – Rachel

Rachel Goldschmidt Integrated Living Opportunities Register to Ride Rachel Goldschmidt’s Success Story:  ILO Helps Support the Whole Life Model When it comes to the trials and tribulations of moving into adulthood, ILO self-advocates are as normal as any other young adults. There is usually no glorious “Hallelujah,” just a series of small steps that can…