ARDMORE, Okla. (KTEN) — The Texoma Autism and Behavior Intervention School received a $24,250 donation on Friday.

“We will use the money for some equipment for our sensory gym, and possibly for our playground equipment outside,” said TABI assistant director Bre Bourgeois. “All of our kids love the sensory output and input they need, so having that equipment and the more play therapy we can give them, the more success we will have.” 

Patriot Ardmore Auto Group set aside a portion of revenue from each vehicle sold in August toward the donation. 

"We get a lot of information from the community, and TABI came up as one that needed help, so we chose them to sponsor last month,” said the dealership's general manger Shane Colt. “Autism is something that not many people are aware of, and we hope it helps the school and raises awareness."

TABI School is a non-profit serving children who are on the autism spectrum in pre-K through 8th grade. 

"We are a transition school; we help them get the skills they need to be successful in a public school setting,” Bourgeois explained. “We work through behaviors that might keep them from learning academics at school."