BELMAR - Autism Family Services sponsored their annual event today, which brought professional surfers from the national group "Surfers Healing" to Belmar.

Children with special needs were able to paddle out, ride the waves and even wipe out in the surf. Parents with their children for the event were emotional about the opportunity their youngsters had.

The non-profit had surfers in Belmar from Puerto Rico, California, Hawaii and Australia.Click NEXT to watch full interviews from Beach Bash.