Special Needs Programs and Information in the Upstate

Activities & Registration for Sports in the Upstate for Special Needs Children:

Special Needs After School Activities in the Upstate icluding Greenville, Clemson, Easley, and Anderson.



  • Miracle League of Anderson- Baseball

            Miracle League of Anderson on facebook

Palmetto Athletics on facebook

  • Top Soccer- Clemson’s Nettles Park in the fall



  • Eagle Zone- Golf in Greenville Kcaldwell5@ghs.org (clinics) or Lara Ceisel 864- 288-6470 (S.O.)
  • Greenville Pavilion Recreation Complex-Special Olympics Cheer Starz

Lisa Finch- 864-991-9693 psalmscat@hotmail.com

Acting Class for Autistic Children:

Pieces of the Puzzle:

SC Children’s Theatre

Acting class for children on the Spectrum at the SC Children’s Theatre. Usually held in August.


Pickens County / Easley

Buddy Basketball:  Easley YMCA

2015 TBA (last year it was on Tuesday evenings from 6:00-7:00 pm)

Foothills Gymnastics and Cheer Center in Easley, SC

Free classes for special needs. $30 registration fee. 

Eden Farms: Happy Hooves Therapeutic Equestrian Center


TOPSoccer: Begins on Wednesday, September 9th – October 28th. $20 fee includes medal and t-shirt.

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Clemson Challenger Baseball usually begins in mid February through April. $20 fee includes medal and t-shirt.

Hearts for the Arts: FREE program for special needs AND their siblings. This program is held on certain Friday’s on campus.

Special Olympics Clemson Club Unified Basketball Team and Cheer Squad

Autism Special Events in and around the Carolinas:

Autism Awareness Events:

Surfers for Autism : Tybee Island, GA : September 2016: Fun, FREE event for children with special needs. See their website for more details.(Nationwide)

Surfers Healing: Folly Beach, SC: August 2016: (Nationwide):

Surfers Healing
P.O. Box 1267
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92693
Phone: (877) 966-SURF
Fax: (949) 728-1200
E-mail: info@surfershealing.org

 Upstate Strides for Autism: 

TBA, but usually the first week in April. Last year it was on April 5th.

Saturday – April 5, 2014 – 8:00 am

Heritage Park


Social Stories:


Autism Awareness & Acceptance Posts:

Surfers for Autism



Autism Gift Suggestions: 




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