Frisbees soared and scooters skated across the Crockett Elementary School gym floor, but 8-year-old Sebastian Tamez chose not to take part in these activities. This was his second week at camp, and he knew what he wanted to do: go swimming.
The Second Annual Texas State Autism Summer Camp began in July. The camp is a partnership with the Texas State Department of Health and Human Performance, the Clinic for Autism Research, Evaluation and Support and the San Marcos Consolidated School District.
Andrea Pastrano-Tamez, Sebastian Tamez’s mother, said she was “amazed” to find the C.A.R.E.S. Autism Summer Camp. She found out about the camp through a parent at Kinetic Kids, a San Antonio organization that provides physical and creative activities to children with special needs.
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