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April 2020

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

16 Apr @ 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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Autism Awareness Fair and Celebration 2020 (Fayetteville)

18 Apr @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Autism Society of NC Fayetteville office, 351 Wagoner Drive Suite 402, Fayetteville, NC 28303
Fayetteville, NC 28303 US
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April is Autism Awareness and Acceptance Month. Fayetteville area families are invited to visit and connect with Autism Society of North Carolina staff, other families, and individuals with autism at our annual Awareness Fair. The event includes food, information sharing, a variety of vendors, a bounce house for kids, and more.  Please register to help us plan for food.  Questions? Contact Jennifer Hinson at the Autism Society of North Carolina local office at 910-864-2769, ext 1211 or email (jhinson@autismsociety-nc.org) for…

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Autism 101

21 Apr @ 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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Autism and Behavior Basics

22 Apr @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Partners in Learning, 2386 Robin Road, Salisbury, NC 28144
Salisbury, NC 28144 US
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  This presentation sponsored by Partners in Learning will help parents make the connection between core characteristics of autism and the behaviors they see. Parents will be introduced to some basic strategies to help parents manage behavior at home and in the community. We will practice analyzing these behaviors to determine what strategies to use to address and shape behaviors into something more functional and appropriate.  Objectives: Review core deficit areas of autism and develop an understanding of how core characteristics…

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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

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

2 May @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Professional Developmental Center, 721 Brewer Drive , Monroe, NC 28112
Monroe, NC 28112 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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Navigating Services: Where and How to Get Help

2 May @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Professional Developmental Center, 721 Brewer Drive , Monroe, NC 28112
Monroe, NC 28112 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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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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Building on Strengths to Overcome Challenges

4 May @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Asheboro City Public Library, 201 Worth Street , Asheboro, North Carolina 27203
Asheboro, North Carolina 27203 US
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This workshop 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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After the Diagnosis: Get Answers, Get Help, Get Going!

5 May @ 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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Navigating Services: Where and How to Get Help

7 May @ 10:00 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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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: Helping an Older Child Navigate the Journey

12 May @ 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!

12 May @ 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: Helping an Older Child Navigate the Journey

14 May @ 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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Visual Schedules: The Strategy that Keeps on Giving

15 May @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
ASNC State Office, 5121 Kingdom Way Suite 100, Raleigh, NC 27607
Raleigh, NC 27607 US
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Visual Schedules are one of the first strategies parents of children with autism learn about, but parents often feel like this is a strategy or support that is needed only in the early years of supporting someone with autism. In truth, visual schedules offer benefits to individuals with autism throughout their lifetime, though the format may change over time. We will discuss the use of visual schedules and other visual supports for children and adults with autism. Visual supports are the…

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Autism 101

19 May @ 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 May @ 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
ASNC Triangle Services Office, 6300 Chapel Hill Road Suite 140, 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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After the Diagnosis: Get Answers, Get Help, Get Going!

21 May @ 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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June 2020

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

2 Jun @ 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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After the Diagnosis: Get Answers, Get Help, Get Going!

9 Jun @ 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

11 Jun @ 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
ASNC Charlotte office, 8307 University Executive Park Drive Suite 231, 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…

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

18 Jun @ 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: Get Answers, Get Help, Get Going!

24 Jun @ 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
ASNC Triangle Services Office, 6300 Chapel Hill Road Suite 140, 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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July 2020

After the Diagnosis: Helping an Older Child Navigate the Journey

14 Jul @ 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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