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East Islip’s ‘Just for Kicks’ soccer program gives all kids a chance at greatness

The program, offered by the East Islip Soccer Club, is designed for children on the autism spectrum and aims to pique their interest in team sports in a fun and comfortable atmosphere.

News 12 Staff

Mar 16, 2021, 10:18 PM

Updated 1,217 days ago

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The “Just for Kicks” soccer program in East Islip is giving some special kids the opportunity to form social relationships and get some exercise at the same time.
The program, offered by the East Islip Soccer Club, is designed for children on the autism spectrum and aims to pique their interest in team sports in a fun and comfortable atmosphere.
News 12’s Jamie Stuart spoke with organizer Lou Pepe about how the program has grown.



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