Camdenton Aquatic Center Hoping to Add Autism-Friendly Swim Lessons

Local News Wednesday, January 15th, 2020

Efforts continue within the city of Camdenton to become more autism-friendly. Parks Director Larry Bennett says last year they expanded their swim lessons and this year they plan to go a step further.

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The program will be self-sufficient and require no additional expenses for the department. Bennett says he’s had the idea for a number of years, but with the city recently joining the Stars for Autism program, the timing is now perfect.

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The Stars for Autism program began in the city last year and is designed to teach city workers and business owners how to create autism-friendly environments.

Local News Wednesday, January 15th, 2020

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