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Ascendigo Winter Adventures in the Alps

Ascendigo’s Adventures Returns from the Alps!

BY MATTHEW MCCABE, ADVENTURES CO-DIRECTOR A few months ago, Ascendigo’s Adventures Department received quite an interesting request. A Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) in Saudi Arabia was looking for a ski instructor who understood how to teach sports to someone on the autism spectrum. She had been consistently disappointed by the level of sports instruction

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Skiing with Autism at Ascendigo Winter Adventures Camp

Autism Skis

Overview/History Over the last six winter seasons, Folbe has averaged 20 ski lessons per season, and I have had the privilege of being her instructor for all of them! Folbe is a 10 year-old girl who started skiing with Ascendigo when she was only four. This length of time together equates to a tremendous amount

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