Horticulture Program for Individuals on the Autism Spectrum

Published: September 7th, 2016

Category: Calendar, Community

Wilmot Gardens and UF Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) are offering a fall course in horticulture and related activities. Sessions encourage participants to explore horticulture through propagating and nurturing plants. This structured program is designed to develop work skills as well as teach horticulture skills that can enhance opportunities for employment.

Sessions will take place in a fully accessible and climate controlled greenhouse on the UF campus. Free parking is provided and an easy drop-off area is located next to the greenhouse.

Program fee: $300 (covers 24 sessions & materials, instruction, take-home plants & projects)

Financial support is available.

Eligible applicants must

  • have a diagnosis of ASD,
  • be 22 years of age or older,
  • be able to attend classes independently, and
  • attend at least 75% of the classes

Dates & Times
Tuesdays & Thursdays
10:30am – 12:00pm
Sept. 20 – Dec. 15

For more information and to register contact:
Alissa Yax
352-273-0581
aba777@ufl.edu

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