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Foundation partners with Sanibel Sea School

By Staff | Oct 16, 2019

PHOTO PROVIDED Trailblazers, their instructors and educators from the Sanibel Sea School at the Sanibel Causeway on Sept. 17 for the first of a six-month session of fun and exciting monthly classes.

Seine netting, snorkeling and dissecting a squid are activities young adults with developmental disabilities typically do not get a chance to do. Thanks to a new partnership between the STARability Foundation of Naples and the Sanibel Sea School, up to 36 differently-abled individuals are exploring the beaches and waters of Sanibel once a month through January. In each three-hour session, members of STARability’s Trailblazer Academy take turns at three stations where they get hands-on, feet-wet, full immersion into learning experiences. In October, they will go to Bunche Beach to explore the intertidal zone, see fiddler crabs and mangroves, and dissect a shark. For more about STARability, visit www.STARability.org. Find out more about the Sanibel Sea School at www.sanibelseaschool.org.