Join us for our first monthly meeting of 2017 on Thursday, January 5th. We have two great topics -- “Protect Your Child’s Benefits: Nuts and Bolts of Medicaid Waiver Appeals and Special Needs Trusts” presented by DJ Jeyaram, Esq. of Jeyaram & Associates and “Move On When Ready” (dual enrollment program), presented by Karen Howell Gwinnett Technical College. For more information about our Thursday night programs, please click HERE.
New! Spend MLK Day (Monday, January 16) with Spectrum at the Atlanta Gladiators game at the Infinite Energy Arena in Duluth. Tickets are $12.00 and include a hot dog and soda. This is a very popular event for our families - download flyer and get ticket information here.
New! Registration is now open for our 2017 Mom's Day Out - Queen for a Day event on Saturday, February 25, 2017. Our Spectrum moms deserve to be treated like royalty! We also are providing respite from 9:30 - 2:30 (pre-registration is required). Click on the link for more details.
Did you know that Spectrum hosts social skills groups for children (K through 6th grade) with moderate autism? Learn about out our Fun & Friends Group and see if it would be a good fit for your child. Please note that this group requires advance registration. (Note that our Saturday Social Group for our high functioning friends will resume in January, 2017)
Our Spectrum Super Star for the month of December 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 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story on Saturday, December 24. 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!
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 will open shortly for our next session on Saturday, January 21, 2017. Advance registration is required.
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.