Please join us for our next monthly meeting on Thursday, February 2nd. Our presentations will be "How to Tell Your Child They Have Autism and How to Be Their Best Self-Advocate" by Dr. Deanna Luscre, and "Is Medication an Option for My Child (for focus, sleep, anxiety, behavior, OCD)" by Dr. Roy Sanders. Additional break-out groups may include sessions for our Dads Group, Parents of Adults with Autism, Adults with Autism and Parents of Individuals with Aspergers along with our children's social skills groups and siblings groups. For more information about our Thursday night programs, please click HERE.
Registration is open for our 2017 Mom's Day Out - Queen for a Day event on Saturday, February 25. This is a very special day as our Spectrum moms deserve to be treated like royalty! We also are providing respite care for children and siblings from 9:30 - 2:30 (pre-registration is required). Click on the link for more details.
Did you know that Spectrum hosts two social skills groups for children (K through 12th grade)? Learn about our Fun & Friends Group for our friends with moderate autism, and our Saturday Social Group for our higher functioning friends. Please note that both groups require advance registration so that we can staff accordingly.
Our Gift of Time Respite program is a wonderful opportunity for parents to have some much-needed respite time. Learn more about this program here. Registration is now open for our next session on Saturday, February 25. Advance registration is required. For returning attendees, please review the new policies for 2017.
Our current Spectrum Super Star for the month has been posted. Please read about Billy Harvin and his company, HB Outdoorand how he has made an impact on Spectrum here. Do you know someone who's making an inpact in the autism community? Nominate them as a Spectrum Star here!
Studio Movie Grill'snext special needs showing will be A Dog's Purpose on Saturday, February 4. Children with special needs and siblings are FREE and parents/adults pay only $6.00 per ticket. Ask for the Chefs for Children menu special, and 5% of the proceeds from these food items will be donated to SMG designated non-profits serving families of children with special needs. And, Spectrum is one of them! We are proud to be a partner with SMG!
For a snapshot of all of our upcoming activities, please download our latest Winter/Spring 2017 newsletter here. Please check back for our Spanish version.
Please visit our Calendar of Events page for our full calendar of meetings, respite and community events or view our current Newsletter here.