SKI & SNOWBOARDING PROGRAMS
Winter Registration is Open!
Our Winter Adventure programs are on-mountain ski and snowboard programs for individuals on the Autism Spectrum ages 7+. Our programs (with the exception of the AVSC Buttermilk program) take place on Snowmass Mountain (one of the four AspenSnowmass mountains), which is located in Snowmass Colorado, just a short 20 minute drive from Aspen.
Unlike their neuro-typical peers, individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) have few opportunities to experience the more advanced, age-appropriate activities that truly challenge them. Ascendigo provides this opportunity along with the underlying instructional approach to experience it fully.
Ascendigo believes that learning any skill, whether life skills, social skills, or sport specific skills, is best accomplished through sustained and repeated immersion, coupled with the expectation that the participant can in fact progress to the next level. All of our programs provide our ASD participants the perfect environment to master new skills through incremental, repetitive, supportive learning opportunities. The activity itself provides an intrinsic motivation to learn and work, while the Ascendigo staff provide the specialized instruction to enable the participant to succeed.