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September 2018

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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October 2018

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

2 Oct @ 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, we invite you to attend our workshop titled "After the Diagnosis: Helping an Older Child Navigate the Journey."   Workshop objectives: To learn how autism may affect your child To learn options that may help your child To locate resources to support…

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Consideraciones de Seguridad para los Niños con Autismo

5 Oct @ 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
ASNC Fayetteville Office, 351 Wagoner Drive, Fayetteville, NC 28303
Fayetteville, NC 28303 US
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Este taller ayuda a los padres a aprender estrategias para mantener seguros a los niños en el hogar y comunidad asi como citas médicas. Se incluye un examen detallado de los factores ambientales y las implicaciones sensoriales. Presentadora: Mariela Maldonado,  Enlace de Asuntos Hispanos Objetivos: Identificar estrategias para mantener seguros a los niños en el hogar Aprender a preparar y administrar a un niño con autismo antes y durante salidas a la comunidad Revisar las estructuras visuales y los sistemas…

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After the Diagnosis: Helping an Older Child Navigate the Journey

9 Oct @ 9:30 AM - 11:30 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 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!

9 Oct @ 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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Building on Strengths to Overcome Challenges

9 Oct @ 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 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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Autism & Genetics: Emerging Tools for Advocacy and Support (English & Spanish)

11 Oct @ 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, 6212 Tuckaseegee Road, Charlotte, NC 28214
Charlotte, NC 28214 US
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The Autism Society of NC invites parents and professionals to a presentation in English and Spanish on Genetics and Autism by Dr. Hunter L Blanton, PhD in Genetics and Molecular Biology.  Dr. Blanton has completed a fellowship in Leadership Education in Nerodevelopmental and Related Disorders (LEND) at the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities. While there, she developed a special interest in educating families and clinicians about the benefits of understanding the complex genetic causes of autism. She is a mother…

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Making the Parent-Professional Relationship Work

11 Oct @ 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
ASNC Charlotte office, 8420 University Executive Drive Suite 810, Charlotte, NC 28262
Charlotte, NC 28262 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 Nancy Nestor at…

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IEP Process: Building Success for Your Child at School (English & Spanish)

12 Oct @ 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Saint Mary’s Catholic Church, 812 Duke St. , Greensboro, NC 27401
Greensboro, NC 27401 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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Autism 101

16 Oct @ 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!

17 Oct @ 10:00 AM - 12:30 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: Get Answers, Get Help, Get Going!

18 Oct @ 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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November 2018

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

6 Nov @ 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, we invite you to attend our workshop titled "After the Diagnosis: Helping an Older Child Navigate the Journey."   Workshop objectives: To learn how autism may affect your child To learn options that may help your child To locate resources to support…

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Navigating Services: Where and How to Get Help

8 Nov @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
ASNC Charlotte office, 8420 University Executive Park Drive Suite 810, Charlotte, NC 28262
Charlotte, NC 28262 US
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A wide range of services are available for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder in North Carolina, but it is not always easy to find out how to access those services. In addition, not everyone with a diagnosis of ASD will be eligible for the same services, and figuring out how to pay for services can be confusing. Getting a broad picture of the services landscape for individuals with ASD in NC will help parents feel more confident in navigating the…

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Planning for an Autism-Friendly Holiday (Webinar)

8 Nov @ 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

For many families, holidays and autism just don’t mix! Transitioning to a new environment, sensory experiences tied to the holidays, and having to interact with strangers or family members who are not familiar create extra stress for those with autism. Join us as we look at ways to help lessen the stress and work toward a holiday experience that everyone can enjoy. If you take part in this workshop, you can practice during Thanksgiving and have your skills perfected for…

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

13 Nov @ 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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After the Diagnosis: Get Answers, Get Help, Get Going!

13 Nov @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
ASNC Greenville office, 2045 C Eastgate Drive, Greenville, NC 27858
Greenville, NC 27858 US
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Please join ASNC Autism Resource Specialist Katie Holler 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 Katie 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 Katie Holler at kholler@autismsociety-nc.org.

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

14 Nov @ 10:00 AM - 12:30 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: Get Answers, Get Help, Get Going!

15 Nov @ 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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Effective Use of Visual Supports

15 Nov @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
First Baptist Church of Asheville, 5 Oak St., Asheville, NC 28801
Asheville, NC 28801 US
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Join us for a workshop on the effective use of visual supports. Objectives: To learn why visual supports are effective with individuals on the autism spectrum To learn how to use visual supports at home, at school, and in the community to teach concepts such as physical and social boundaries, limited availability, and waiting For more information, contact Kathy Dolbee at kdolbee@autismsociety-nc.org.

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December 2018

Autism & Genetics: Emerging Tools for Advocacy and Support (English & Spanish)

4 Dec @ 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Saint Mary’s Catholic Church, 812 Duke Street, Greensboro, NC 27401
Greensboro, NC 27401 US
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The Autism Society of NC invites parents and professionals to a presentation in English and Spanish on Genetics and Autism by Dr. Hunter L Blanton, PhD in Genetics and Molecular Biology.  Dr. Blanton has completed a fellowship in Leadership Education in Nerodevelopmental and Related Disorders (LEND) at the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities. While there, she developed a special interest in educating families and clinicians about the benefits of understanding the complex genetic causes of autism. She is a mother…

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

4 Dec @ 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, we invite you to attend our workshop titled "After the Diagnosis: Helping an Older Child Navigate the Journey."   Workshop objectives: To learn how autism may affect your child To learn options that may help your child To locate resources to support…

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Visual Communication Strategies for Autism

5 Dec @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
ASNC Charlotte office, 8420 University Executive Park Drive Suite 810, Charlotte, NC 28262
Charlotte, NC 28262 US
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The Autism Society of NC invites parents and professionals to a workshop on visual communication strategies for autism.   Objectives: To understand how autism affects social interactions, communication, learning, and behavior To identify practical strategies for communication and behavior  To develop and understand visual structures  To learn about resources in the community to help families and professionals For more information, contact Nancy Popkin at npopkin@autismsociety-nc.org.

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

11 Dec @ 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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After the Diagnosis: Get Answers, Get Help, Get Going!

12 Dec @ 10:00 AM - 12:30 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: Get Answers, Get Help, Get Going!

20 Dec @ 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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