Caitlin Cassaro, Extreme Kids and Crew
Extreme Kids and Crew is a nonprofit organization that provides a welcoming space for children with disabilities to socialize and play without judgment.
It was founded eight years ago by Eliza Factor, whose oldest son has multiple disabilities, but her two daughters do not. Factor wanted to have a space outside their home where her family could have fun, dance, sing, jump and play.
Caitlin Cassaro, the organization’s executive director, initially joined as a member. She said she was also looking for a space where her son, who is autistic, could be himself.
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