Ocean Heroes is a WA not-for-profit that aims to improve the lives of those on the Autism spectrum and their families through surfing.
In 2022, Mt Burdett Foundation will support Ocean Heroes with a grant to help deliver a one-on-one surfing event in Esperance for people on the spectrum, providing a fun, free and unique experience for the autism community.
To date, Ocean Heroes have held over 50 events Australia wide, taking upwards of 4,500 people with Autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and in 2021 finally made it to Esperance. On a beautiful Sunday morning in March, Ocean Heroes provided this unique opportunity to over 35 members of the Esperance Autism community. 2022 will bring the event back to Esperance with strong support from the local community.
The details of the 2022 event will be released by Ocean Heroes, to be notified visit their website and get in touch or sign up to their newsletter. www.oceanheroes.com.au
The Mt Burdett Foundation has opened conversations with Ocean Heroes to better understand how the Esperance Community may be able to benefit from these events / services on a more regular basis through local capacity building.