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January 2020

IEP Process: Building Success for Your Child at School

30 Jan @ 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Autism Society of NC Charlotte Office, 8307 University Executive Park Drive Suite 231, 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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Yoga for individuals with autism

30 Jan @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Autism Society of North Carolina, Greensboro Office, 9 Oak Branch Lane, Greensboro , NC 27407
Greensboro, NC 27407 US
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Group yoga classes for individuals with autism

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February 2020

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

4 Feb @ 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 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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JobTIPS Workshop/Training for Adults on the Autism Spectrum (Fayetteville)

4 Feb @ 10:30 AM - 30 Jun @ 12:00 PM
Autism Society of North Carolina, Fayetteville Office, 351 Wagoner Dr. Suite 402 , Fayetteville, NC 28303
Fayetteville, NC 28303 US
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JobTIPS helps individuals with autism who are more abstract thinkers, such as individuals who might consider themselves high-functioning or who were diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome or PDD-NOS, obtain the necessary skills to gain meaningful employment, including the social skills that are critical to identifying, applying for, securing, and maintaining employment. JobTIPS emphasizes peer support as participants share experiences and advice, role play scenarios related to obtaining and keeping a job, and work on resumes. The JobTIPS vocational program lasts 12…

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Navigating Services: Where and How to Get Help

8 Feb @ 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 805 S. York St. , Gastonia, NC 28052
Gastonia, NC 28052 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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After the Diagnosis: Get Answers, Get Help, Get Going!

8 Feb @ 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 805 S. York St., Gastonia, NC 28052
Gastonia, NC 28052 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 newly diagnosed person is older than 8 or you are a professional, please contact us for other options to gain support and information.   Workshop objectives: To learn how autism may affect your child To learn options that may help your child To locate resources to support your…

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

11 Feb @ 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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Addressing Challenging Behavior

13 Feb @ 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saint James the Greater Roman Catholic Church – Assembly Hall, 139 Manor Ave ., Concord, NC 28025
Concord, NC 28025 US
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The Autism Society of NC invite parents and professionals to a training in English and Spanish. This workshop will provide a basic overview of some of the key evidence-based strategies that parents, caregivers, and professionals can apply to prevent and change challenging behavior in children, adolescents, and adults with ASD in home, school, and community contexts. Objectives Review contextual, cognitive, and sensory factors that impact behavior  Identify key preventative strategies  Identify behaviors that can be reinforced to replace challenging behaviors  Review…

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Autism 101

18 Feb @ 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 Feb @ 11:30 AM - 1:30 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 Judy Clute 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   We apologize for any inconvenience, but children cannot be…

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

20 Feb @ 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Autism Society of NC Charlotte office, 8307 University Executive Park Drive Suite 231, 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 newly diagnosed person is older than 8 or you are a professional, please contact us for other options to gain support and information.   Workshop objectives: To learn how autism may affect your child To learn options that may help your child To locate resources to support your…

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JobTIPS Workshop/Training for Adults on the Autism Spectrum (Greensboro)

27 Feb @ 4:00 PM - 14 May @ 5:30 PM
Autism Society of North Carolina, Greensboro Office, 9 Oak Branch Lane, Greensboro , NC 27407
Greensboro, NC 27407 US
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JobTIPS helps individuals with autism who are more abstract thinkers, such as individuals who might consider themselves high-functioning or who were diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome or PDD-NOS, obtain the necessary skills to gain meaningful employment, including the social skills that are critical to identifying, applying for, securing, and maintaining employment. JobTIPS emphasizes peer support as participants share experiences and advice, role play scenarios related to obtaining and keeping a job, and work on resumes. The Greensboro JobTIPS program lasts 12…

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March 2020

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

3 Mar @ 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 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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Building on Strengths to Overcome Challenges (in Spanish only)

4 Mar @ 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Wilmington ASNC office, 705 S. Kerr Ave., Wilmington, NC 28403
Wilmington, NC 28403 US
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The Autism Society of NC invites parents and professionals to a workshop only in Spanish that will offer a more in-depth look at the four core deficits 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 strengths to overcome those challenges. Presenter: Mariela Maldonado, Hispanic Affairs Liaison of ASNC Objectives: Review core deficits of autism: communication, social, behavior, and thinking/learning Build a better understanding of what may trigger behavior based on those…

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After the Diagnosis: Helping an Older Child Navigate the Journey

10 Mar @ 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 workshop is geared toward families of individuals who have received the diagnosis at an older age and  focuses more on the specific strategies needed to help adolescents and young adults navigate their new journey. It will be presented quarterly.  **If your recently diagnosed child is younger than…

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

10 Mar @ 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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Journey to Adulthood

12 Mar @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
ASNC Charlotte office, 8307 University Executive Park Drive Suite 231, Charlotte, NC 28262
Charlotte, NC 28262 US
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This workshop presents practical information on preparing your older child for his/her future as an adult. Activities that promote a successful transition from school to post-school activities will be covered as well as a review of necessary independent living skills. Objectives: To understand the process of transitioning from high school to the adult world To explore questions about the future of your child To review transition components of an IEP To understand who should be part of the planning process…

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

13 Mar @ 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 Nancy LaCross 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 Nancy 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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Autism 101

17 Mar @ 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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Understanding & Advocating for Your Child with High-Functioning Autism

18 Mar @ 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church- Conference Center, 830 High House Road, Cary, NC 27513
Cary, NC 27513 US
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The Autism Society of NC invites parents and professionals to a training in English and Spanish.  Presenters: Judy Clute, Autism Resource Specialist of ASNCKim Tizzard Director of Family Support of ASNC   Child care available for $5 per child under 5 yrs old Certification for Professionals: 4 hours of participation For more information, contact Mariela Maldonado, Hispanic Affairs Liason, mmaldonado@autismsociety-nc.org or 919-302-4625       Que es el Autismo Funcional y el Síndrome de Asperger y como ayudar a mi hijo   Autism Society…

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

19 Mar @ 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Autism Society of NC Charlotte office, 8307 University Executive Park Drive Suite 231, 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 newly diagnosed person is older than 8 or you are a professional, please contact us for other options to gain support and information.   Workshop objectives: To learn how autism may affect your child To learn options that may help your child To locate resources to support your…

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After the Diagnosis: Helping an Older Child Navigate the Journey

26 Mar @ 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
ASNC Charlotte office, 8307 University Executive Park Drive Suite 231, Charlotte, NC 28262
Charlotte, NC 28262 US
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Please join ASNC Autism Resource Specialist Nancy Nestor 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 workshop is geared toward families of individuals who have received the diagnosis at an older age and  focuses more on the specific strategies needed to help adolescents and young adults navigate their new journey. It will be presented quarterly.  **If your recently diagnosed child is younger than…

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2020 Conference – Celebrating, Empowering, Preparing

27 Mar @ 9:00 AM - 28 Mar @ 5:00 PM
Hilton Charlotte University Place, 8629 J M Keynes Dr, Charlotte, NC 28262
Charlotte, NC 28262 US
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The Autism Society of North Carolina’s annual conference is a two-day event featuring nationally and internationally recognized speakers and topics of interest to all members of the autism community. The 2020 conference, Celebrating, Empowering, Preparing, kicks off the Society's 50th anniversary celebration. It also reflects the organization's commitment to sharing information and knowledge that helps individuals with autism, families and other caregivers, and a wide range of professionals. aour understanding that needs change for individuals on the autism spectrum throughout…

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April 2020

World Autism Awareness & Acceptance Day Celebration 2020

4 Apr @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Camp Royall, 250 Bill Ash Road, Moncure, NC 27559
Moncure, NC 27559 US
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Join the Autism Society of North Carolina, individuals with autism, their families, and community members for a day of fellowship and celebration! (Please note that we have moved the celebration to a Saturday this year.)Special activities: Cookout lunch, ice cream truck, music DJ, outdoor games, bouncy houses, face-painting, and more!Many of our facilities will be open: gym, zapline, hay rides, playground, sensory play, and boating. Come chat with ASNC staff, including our Autism Resource Specialists. We'll be there from 10 a.m.…

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JobTIPS Workshop/Training for Adults on the Autism Spectrum (Asheville)

8 Apr @ 4:00 PM - 24 Jun @ 4:30 PM
Autism Society of North Carolina, Asheville Office, 306 Summit Street, Asheville, NC 28803
Asheville, NC 28803 US
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JobTIPS helps individuals with autism who are more abstract thinkers, such as individuals who might consider themselves high-functioning or who were diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome or PDD-NOS, obtain the necessary skills to gain meaningful employment, including the social skills that are critical to identifying, applying for, securing, and maintaining employment. JobTIPS emphasizes peer support as participants share experiences and advice, role play scenarios related to obtaining and keeping a job, and work on resumes. The Asheville JobTIPS program lasts 12…

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Preventing Challenging Behaviors

25 Apr @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 400 Academy Heights Road, Kinston, NC 28504
Kinston, NC 28504 US
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Preventing Challenging Behaviors and Facilitated Discussion of Real Life Scenarios

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May 2020

2020 Camp Royall Classic Golf Tournament

4 May @ 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Governors Club, 11000 Governors Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 US
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Please join us for the 9th annual Camp Royall Classic on Monday, May 4, at Governors Club in Chapel Hill, with its spectacular 27-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course. The event will feature a 9:30 a.m. shotgun start, and all players will enjoy a barbecue lunch after golf. You could win great prizes, including a new car for a hole-in-one or $5,000 in the Putt for Cash Contest! Sponsor opportunities available. Deadline is April 17. Registration deadline is April 29. Register by…

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