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July 2018

Your Teen Just Turned 18! (Webinar)

17 Jul @ 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

The approach of your child's 18th birthday brings a flurry of anxiety and activity. So what should a parent do? This workshop will cover what to do when as well as how to decide what you should do for your particular child. Objectives Determine whether guardianship is appropriate. Look at other alternatives to guardianship Overview of the steps to guardianship/powers of attorney Examine Medicaid for adults Examine SSI for disabled adults

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After the Diagnosis: Get Answers, Get Help, Get Going!

19 Jul @ 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Autism Society of NC Charlotte office, 8420 University Executive Park Drive, Suite 810, Charlotte, NC 28262
Charlotte, NC 28262 US
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Please join one of our Charlotte-based Autism Resource Specialists for this FREE informal workshop for parents and grandparents of children 8 years or younger recently diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. If your recently diagnosed child is older than 8, please contact us to schedule a free appointment.   Workshop objectives: To learn how autism may affect your child To learn options that may help your child To locate resources to support your family   We apologize for any inconvenience, but…

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After the Diagnosis: Get Answers, Get Help, Get Going!

23 Jul @ 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
ASNC State Office, 5121 Kingdom Way Suite 100, Raleigh, NC 27607
Raleigh, NC 27607 US
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Please join ASNC Autism Resource Specialist Kristi Ford for this free, informal workshop for parents and grandparents of children 8 years or younger recently diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. If your recently diagnosed child is older than 8, please contact Kristi to schedule a free appointment. Workshop objectives: To learn how autism may affect your child To learn options that may help your child To locate resources to support your family   We apologize for any inconvenience, but children cannot be…

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An Autism Parent’s Retreat: Relaxing Your Mind, Body and Soul – 2018

27 Jul @ 12:00 PM - 29 Jul @ 12:00 PM
St Francis Springs Prayer Center, 477 Grogan Road, Stoneville, NC 27048
Stoneville, NC 27048 US
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The first annual North Carolina Autism Parent Retreat: Relaxing Your Mind, Body and Soul will take place July 27th-29th at the St. Francis Springs Prayer Center in Stoneville. This retreat is designed to provide a relaxing and supportive environment for parents or caregivers to reflect on and share the rewards and challenges of raising a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder. We prefer that participants attend as pairs who share caregiving responsibilities for a child or adult with autism. Please note…

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August 2018

After the Diagnosis: Get Answers, Get Help, Get Going!

7 Aug @ 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Autism Society of North Carolina Greensboro office, 9-A Oak Branch Drive, Greensboro, NC 27407
Greensboro, NC 27407 US
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Please join ASNC Autism Resource Specialist Judy Smithmyer for this FREE informal workshop for parents and grandparents of children 8 years or younger recently diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. If your recently diagnosed child is older than 8, please contact Judy to schedule a free appointment. Workshop objectives: To learn how autism may affect your child To learn options that may help your child To locate resources to support your family For more information, contact Judy Smithmyer at 336-333-0197 or…

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After the Diagnosis: Get Answers, Get Help, Get Going!

8 Aug @ 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
ASNC State Office, 5121 Kingdom Way Suite 100, Raleigh, NC 27607
Raleigh, NC 27607 US
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Please join ASNC Autism Resource Specialist Kristi Ford for this free, informal workshop for parents and grandparents of children 8 years or younger recently diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. If your recently diagnosed child is older than 8, please contact Kristi to schedule a free appointment. Workshop objectives: To learn how autism may affect your child To learn options that may help your child To locate resources to support your family   We apologize for any inconvenience, but children cannot be…

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After the Diagnosis: Helping an Older Child Navigate the Journey

14 Aug @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Autism Society of North Carolina Greensboro office, 9-A Oak Branch Drive, Greensboro, NC 27407
Greensboro, NC 27407 US
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Please join ASNC Autism Resource Specialist Wanda Curley for this FREE informal workshop for parents and grandparents of children 8 years and older** recently diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Please note that this new workshop is geared toward families of individuals who have received the diagnosis at an older age, and will focus more on the specific strategies needed to help adolescents and young adults navigate their new journey.  **If your recently diagnosed child is younger than 8, please see the…

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After the Diagnosis: Get Answers, Get Help, Get Going!

16 Aug @ 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Autism Society of NC Charlotte office, 8420 University Executive Park Drive, Suite 810, Charlotte, NC 28262
Charlotte, NC 28262 US
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Please join one of our Charlotte-based Autism Resource Specialists for this FREE informal workshop for parents and grandparents of children 8 years or younger recently diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. If your recently diagnosed child is older than 8, please contact us to schedule a free appointment.   Workshop objectives: To learn how autism may affect your child To learn options that may help your child To locate resources to support your family   We apologize for any inconvenience, but…

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Making the Parent-Professional Relationship Work

22 Aug @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Winterville Social Recreation Center, 4882 Reedy Branch Road, Winterville, NC 28590
Winterville, NC 28590 US
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Working together as a team helps to keep the focus on the needs of the child. This workshop offers the perspectives of both parents and professionals to appreciate what each brings to the relationship. It also suggests strategies to prevent problems. Objectives: To offer the perspectives of both parents and professionals To discuss the best qualities of both parents and professionals To discuss how to prevent problems To offer strategies on how to improve relationships For more information, contact Katie Holler at…

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Building on Strengths to Overcome Challenges (Webinar)

24 Aug @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

This webinar offers parents and professionals a more in-depth look at the four core deficits (described in detail in Autism 101 and After the Diagnosis: Get Answers, Get Help, Get Going! workshops) of Autism Spectrum Disorder. From there we will explore how these core deficits may trigger challenging behaviors and how to build on your child’s strength to overcome those challenges.   Objectives: Review core deficits of Autism: Communication, Social, Behavior and Thinking/Learning Build a better understanding of what may…

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IEP Process: Building Success for Your Child at School

28 Aug @ 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Autism Society of NC Charlotte Office, 8420 University Executive Park Drive, Suite 810, Charlotte, NC 28262
Charlotte, NC 28262 US
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This workshop covers the basics of the Individualized Education Program (IEP) process. It also teaches parents their rights under IDEA (the law). But more than that, it teaches how to prepare and advocate for school-age children on the autism spectrum. Objectives: To understand the IEP process and how to participate more effectively To become familiar with Special Education laws To learn how to prepare for an IEP meeting To understand how to write effective IEP goals To review accommodations and…

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September 2018

After the Diagnosis: Get Answers, Get Help, Get Going!

4 Sep @ 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Autism Society of North Carolina Greensboro office, 9-A Oak Branch Drive, Greensboro, NC 27407
Greensboro, NC 27407 US
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Please join ASNC Autism Resource Specialist Judy Smithmyer for this FREE informal workshop for parents and grandparents of children 8 years or younger recently diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. If your recently diagnosed child is older than 8, please contact Judy to schedule a free appointment. Workshop objectives: To learn how autism may affect your child To learn options that may help your child To locate resources to support your family For more information, contact Judy Smithmyer at 336-333-0197 or…

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IEP Process: Building Success for Your Child at School

6 Sep @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Shiloh Presbyterian Church, 2638 Grand Oaks Blvd., Burlington, NC 27215
Burlington, NC 27215 US
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This workshop covers the basics of the Individualized Education Program (IEP) process. It also teaches parents their rights under IDEA (the law). But more than that, it teaches how to prepare and advocate for school-age children on the autism spectrum. Objectives: To understand the IEP process and how to participate more effectively To become familiar with Special Education laws To learn how to prepare for an IEP meeting To understand how to write effective IEP goals To review accommodations and…

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Transicion a la Adultez

7 Sep @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Creative Living, 6300 Chapel Hill Road Suite 230, Raleigh, NC 27607
Raleigh, NC 27607 US
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La Sociedad de Autismo, en coordinación con Exceptional Children's Assistance Center (ECAC) invita a los padres a esta charla que se realizara solo en Español. Presentadora: Millie Ramos- Padre Educadora de ECAC Entrenamiento Gratuito Oportunidades para el Futuro: Educación, Trabajo y Vida Independiente Requisitos de Graduación en Carolina del Norte: Los dos cursos de estudio que lo llevan a un diploma o un certificado de estudios La Tutela o Custodia: Las opciones, los requisitos y el proceso para llevarla a cabo Guardiera gratuita…

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After the Diagnosis: Get Answers, Get Help, Get Going!

11 Sep @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Autism Society of North Carolina, 306 Summit St., Asheville, NC 28803
Asheville, NC 28803 US
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Please join ASNC Autism Resource Specialist Juliette Heim for this FREE informal workshop for parents and grandparents of children 8 years or younger recently diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. If your recently diagnosed child is older than 8, please contact Juliette to schedule a free appointment. Workshop objectives: To learn how autism may affect your child To learn options that may help your child To locate resources to support your family For more information or to register, contact Juliette Heim at…

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Understanding and Managing Behavior in Autism

13 Sep @ 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
ASNC Charlotte office, 8420 University Executive Park Dr. Suite 810, Charlotte, NC 28262
Charlotte, NC 28262 US
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This presentation will help parents get a glimpse at how certain characteristics of autism affect an individual’s behavior. We will discuss what these behaviors mean, develop new ways to interpret behaviors and introduce some basic strategies to help parents manage behavior at home and in the community.  Objectives: Review core characteristics of a diagnosis of an Autism Spectrum Disorder Develop an understanding of how core characteristics manifest themselves outwardly in behaviors associated with autism Introduce basic strategies to help families manage…

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Autism: Basic Strategies for Volunteers (Webinar)

17 Sep @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

This training is geared toward volunteers in faith communities and other community volunteers who want a basic understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Objectives: To build a better understanding of ASD To review some basic strategies for working with individuals with autism To learn about helpful resources For questions about the webinar, contact Wanda Curley at wcurley@autismsociety-nc.org.

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Autism 101

18 Sep @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Autism Society of North Carolina, 306 Summit St., Asheville, NC 28803
Asheville, NC 28803 US
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  This is the perfect workshop for anyone who wants to develop a basic understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This workshop explores the four core areas affected by ASD: communication, social interaction, sensory issues, and how an individual may think and learn. Basic strategies for interacting with individuals with ASD are discussed.   Workshop objectives: To build a better understanding of what ASD is To explore some of the possible reasons an individual with ASD may react differently To…

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After the Diagnosis: Get Answers, Get Help, Get Going!

19 Sep @ 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
ASNC State Office, 5121 Kingdom Way Suite 100, Raleigh, NC 27607
Raleigh, NC 27607 US
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Please join ASNC Autism Resource Specialist Kristi Ford for this free, informal workshop for parents and grandparents of children 8 years or younger recently diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. If your recently diagnosed child is older than 8, please contact Kristi to schedule a free appointment. Workshop objectives: To learn how autism may affect your child To learn options that may help your child To locate resources to support your family   We apologize for any inconvenience, but children cannot be…

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IEP Process: Building Success for Your Child at School

19 Sep @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Winterville Social Recreation Center, 4882 Reedy Branch Road, Winterville, NC 28590
Winterville, NC 28590 US
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This workshop covers the basics of the Individualized Education Program (IEP) process. It also teaches parents their rights under IDEA (the law). But more than that, it teaches how to prepare and advocate for school-age children on the autism spectrum. Objectives: To understand the IEP process and how to participate more effectively To become familiar with Special Education laws To learn how to prepare for an IEP meeting To understand how to write effective IEP goals To review accommodations and…

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After the Diagnosis: Get Answers, Get Help, Get Going!

20 Sep @ 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Autism Society of NC Charlotte office, 8420 University Executive Park Drive, Suite 810, Charlotte, NC 28262
Charlotte, NC 28262 US
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Please join one of our Charlotte-based Autism Resource Specialists for this FREE informal workshop for parents and grandparents of children 8 years or younger recently diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. If your recently diagnosed child is older than 8, please contact us to schedule a free appointment.   Workshop objectives: To learn how autism may affect your child To learn options that may help your child To locate resources to support your family   We apologize for any inconvenience, but…

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Conference – Giving a Voice to People with Autism

21 Sep @ 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Odeon Theatre, 1921 West Gate City Boulevard, Greensboro, NC 27403
Greensboro, NC 27403 US
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We are pleased to announce that on September 21, Tracy Vail, MS, will be the presenter for the Autism Society of North Carolina’s third annual fall conference at the Odeon Theater at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex. Ms. Vail brings more than 30 years of experience in working with individuals on the autism spectrum to the conference. This conference focuses on developing functional social communication skills in children and adults with autism spectrum disorder who are non-vocal or minimally vocal. These…

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Que es el Autismo y Como Ayudar a mi Hijo

28 Sep @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
First United Methodist Church, 224 North Fayetteville Street, Asheboro, NC 27203
Asheboro, NC 27203 US
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La Sociedad de Autismo invita a los padres de hijos con autismo y profesionales a este taller que explica las caracteristicas del autismo y los recursos para ayudar a la familia. Objetivos: Cuáles son los signos del Autismo Como el Autismo afecta a su hijo Para aprender más sobre los recursos en la Comunidad para niños/adultos con autismo El entrenamiento se ofrecera solo en Espanol Se ofrece Certificado de 3 horas de participacion para profesionales Se ofrece Guardería Para más…

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