Information & Referral assists those who may not know where to begin or where to turn when faced with the challenges of autism. Looking for help can be daunting and often means locating dozens of websites and searching through a maze of agencies and services in the hopes of finding one that can provide the services or support you need.
An affiliate of the Autism Society of America, the oldest community based grass roots organization in the United States, the Autism of Georgia is a non-profit Georgia corporation that has supported the Georgia autism community for nearly 40 years. Our goal is to increase the capacity to serve the more than 155,000 children and adults with an autism spectrum disorder throughout all 158 counties in Georgia.
Come join us on January 28th at Darwin's Burgers and Blues from 1-4 PM for a music appreciation workshop with Atlanta's very best local musicians. We will hear some great tunes, listen to some great stories, and maybe have a sing along or two! Looking forward to seeing you all there!
Game Night An awesome social event for teens and young adults on the Autism Spectrum held on the second Thursday of the month from 6:30 - 8:00 pm.Held at North Highland Church7300 Whittlesey Blvd Columbus Ga 31909
This just in from Aurora Theatre in Lawrenceville:
We will be having a Sensory Friendly Performance of CINDERELLA: THE REMIX on Sat, Feb 10 at 10:00am. We are offering discounted tickets to make it more affordable for families in need. So, tickets will only be $2 per person.
Enjoy a delicious meal at Schlotzsky's Austin Eatery in Duluth (2260 Peachtree Industrial Blvd) on Sunday, February 11, between the hours of 10:00 am - 10:00 pm and Schlotzsky's will donate 20% of your purchase to Spectrum. We are grateful that Schlotzsky's will be offering this opportunity the 2nd Sunday of each month! Mark your calendars! Be sure to put your receipt in the jar! If you use the drive thru, just ask the server to put it in the jar for you.
February 11, 5-8 pm. Join fellow Spectrum Dad's and Granddads for a fun evening at Main Event in Suwanee. Spectrum will cover the entry fees for bowling, laser tag and the obstacle course. Attendees will cover their food and drinks.
THE TOPIC OF OUR NEXT MEETING IS "BEHAVIOR STRATEGIES TO HELP PARENTS". THIS SESSION ALWAYS
DRAWS A LARGE CROWD AND SEEMS TO BE A PARENT FAVORITE. DURING THIS
SESSION, OUR PRESENTER, KRIS KEENEY, PROVIDES IMPORTANT BACKGROUND
INFORMATION REGARDING BEHAVIOR AND ALSO PROVIDES US WITH STRATEGIES TO
ADDRESS BEHAVIOR. WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU ON FEBRUARY 13TH!!!!
Support Group is held on the second Tuesday of every month from 6:30 – 8:00 pm, location Midtown Medical Conference Canter.710 Center St Columbus Ga 31901 Serves to unite and inform parents on Autism issues in the Chattahoochee Valley. Childcare is available with reservation.
JOIN US ONCE A MONTH AT THE LIBRARY FOR THIS FUN
EVENT DESIGNED ESPECIALLY FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH
SEVERE AND PROFOUND DISABILITIES. WE'LL WALK
THROUGH A PROFESSIONALLY ADAPTED BOOK EACH
MONTH, PLAY GAMES, AND DO HANDS ON ACTIVITIES.
MOST IMPORTANTLY, WE'LL BUILD A COMMUNITY
This class is open to the public. 50% of the proceeds will be donated to the Organization for Autism Research. The signs are customizable and each guest can write in their own quote.
Sip. Paint. Relax.
Arrive 15-20 min early to get uncorked, smocked & in your seat! If you desire more time to unwind, visit with friends & breathe before we get twisted, we invite you to arrive up to 30 min prior to start time- it's your Happy Half Hour! If you’re coming with others, but making reservations separately, give us your group’s name or point person in the Special Request box. We'll seat you together!
WE ASSIGN SEATING so If you'd like to be seated with another guest please let us know in the SPECIAL REQUEST section of registration. We cannot guarantee seating changes upon your arrival.
We are NOT a BYOB so please don't bring any alcohol with you. We have a selection of wine and beer for sale in the studio at affordable prices. You are invited to bring your own finger foods in case you get hungry during the break. We provide cups and wine openers. We do NOT provide ice or eating or serving utensils.
FINDING US: We are in the Alpharetta Crossing Shopping Center next to Loco's Pub & Grill.
Payment online or via phone is required to guarantee your reservation.
REFUND/CANCELLATION POLICY: We require more than 72 hours notice to provide you a refund. If less than 72 hours notice you will be provided a non-expiring gift certificate. Less than 2 hours notice, no refund or credit. Parties of 10 or more must cancel 7 days before the date of the class. (Please leave a message if calling after hours as calls are time stamped.) NO SHOWS WILL NOT RECEIVE REFUND OR STORE CREDIT.
Painting with a Twist reserves the right to cancel classes for unforeseen circumstances. Registrants will be notified at least 24 hrs prior to class time and refunded.
Assisting students with disabilities, their parents, and educators in planning for the future.
Saturday, March 3, 2018 9:00 AM—1:00 PM Peachtree Ridge High School
Featuring various local agencies that specialize in the areas of:
Employment and vocational training
Day supports and community participation
Rec and leisure opportunities for children and adults with disabilities
Funding and community resources
Your choice of three 45-minute Breakout Sessions to learn more about specific topics.
Peachtree Ridge High School
1555 Old Peachtree Rd., NW
Suwanee, GA 30024
Arrive at 9:00 AM for a brief orientation session with tips on how to find what you need during the event
For more information, contact the
GCPS Special Education Office