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High school tennis player organizes ACEing Autism clinic

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Children with autism typically struggle with motor development, hand-eye coordination and social skills — but one Columbus teen hopes he has found a way to help.

Aditya Mantri, a junior at Columbus North High school, who is also a tennis player, has launched the first Indiana location of ACEing Autism.

Founded in 2008 by a professional tennis player and child neurologist team, the organization aims to make the sport of tennis available to children with autism.

Mantri has organized four weekly clinics starting July 12 at the Columbus North High School tennis courts.

Now he just needs to find more participants.

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