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September 2019

After the Diagnosis: Helping an Older Child Navigate the Journey

17 Sep @ 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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Autism 101

17 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 @ 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 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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Let’s Play! Getting Young Children with Autism Engaged

19 Sep @ 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Bladen County Smart Start, 228-B West Broad Street, Elizabethtown, NC 28337
Elizabethtown, NC 28337 US
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This lunch and learn is geared to families and professionals who support young children with autism. It will emphasize evidence-based strategies to promote communication and social engagement within the home, preschool/childcare settings and the community. Workshop objectives: To briefly review core features of autism To identify strategies to promote communication within natural routines To outline ways to enhance motivation and engagement within play and social interactions Light lunch will be provided. Questions? Email Louise Southern, M.Ed., BCBA, Associate Clinical Director at…

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Zumba for Autism

21 Sep @ 4:45 PM - 7:00 PM
Brooks Avenue Church of Christ, 700 Brooks Ave., Raleigh, NC 27607
Raleigh, NC 27607 US
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Join us for a fun evening organized by the Wake County Hispanic Support Group of the Autism Society of NC. Enjoy Latin music led by professional Zumba instructors. Proceeds will fund translation services for the annual conference and other trainings, child care, and scholarships for the annual conference. Child care available.  $3 in group per child under 12 years old (Limited spaces) $5 in 1:3 ratio per child under 12 years old (Limited spaces) For more information, please contact Mariela Maldonado,…

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IEP Basics: Frequently Asked Questions

23 Sep @ 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Tyson Foods Plant 2 901 Wilkes St., Wilkesboro, NC 28697
Wilkesboro, NC 28697 US
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This workshop covers the most basic questions asked about the IEP (Individualized Education Program) process.  Objectives: To understand the IEP process To understand how to participate in the process To become familiar with special education laws Tyson Foods will provide dinner. For more information, contact Robin McCraw at rmccraw@autismsociety-nc.org or 336-333-0197, ext. 1415.

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Visual Communication Strategies for Autism (English & Spanish)

24 Sep @ 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Seventh Day Adventist Church, 200 Madam Moores Lane, New Bern, NC 28562
New Bern, NC 28562 US
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The Autism Society of NC invites parents and professionals to a workshop in English and Spanish on visual communication strategies for autism. This free workshop is made possible by Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund. Presenter: Louise Buchholz Southern, MEd, BCBA, Associate Clinical Director of ASNC    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…

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Prevención del abuso sexual Infantil

25 Sep @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Westover United Methodist Church, 300 Powell Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606
Raleigh, NC 27606 US
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La Sociedad de Autism de Carolina del Norte invita a los padres y profesionales a este entrenamiento gratuito sobre la prevención del abuso sexual contra niños. Presentadora: Dalia Collado, Licenciada en Ciencias en Relaciones Familiares y Desarrollo Infantil, facilitadora de Darkness to Light y coordinadora del servicio de intervención temprana para CDSA. Conocer las estadísticas del abuso sexual contra menores Reconocer las señales del abuso sexual en el niño Como prevenir el abuso sexual contra niños Certificado de 3 horas…

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Understanding and Managing Behavior in Autism

30 Sep @ 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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October 2019

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

1 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 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!

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

8 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 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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Seguridad en la Comunidad para los Niños con Autismo

11 Oct @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 812 Duke St., Greensboro, NC 27401
Greensboro, NC 27401 US
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La Sociedad de Autismo de NC invita a los padres, miembros de las familias y los cuidadores de niños y adultos con autismo a este entrenamiento en Español que ofrece información acerca de las estrategias de seguridad en el hogar y en la comunidad.  Objetivos: Comprender cómo el autismo puede afectar la seguridad de una persona con autismo Estrategias de seguridad en el hogar. Estrategias de seguridad en la comunidad. Recursos disponibles para padres e individuos con autismo. Guardería disponible…

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Autism 101

15 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 @ 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 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 2019

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

5 Nov @ 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!

12 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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Navigating Services: Where and How to Get Help

13 Nov @ 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: 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 Jan Combs 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 Jan 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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Conference: Autism and the Hidden Curriculum

16 Nov @ 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Doubletree by Hilton Raleigh Durham Airport RTP, 4810 Page Creek Lane, Durham, NC 27703
Durham, NC 27703 US
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PLACEHOLDER LANGUAGE Registration closes Monday, November 11 at 10 p.m.  Join us to learn: The conference will also feature: Morning coffee Lunch Opportunities to speak with Autism Society of NC staff Chance to network with other families and professional Certificates of attendance are available. For more information, contact David Laxton, Director of Communications, by email or at 919-865-5063.

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After the Diagnosis: Helping an Older Child Navigate the Journey

19 Nov @ 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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Autism 101

19 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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  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!

21 Nov @ 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 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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December 2019

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

3 Dec @ 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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Planning for an Autism-Friendly Holiday (Webinar)

3 Dec @ 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Holidays can be a challenge for individuals on the Autism Spectrum. Routines change, new sensory experiences occur, interaction with strangers can be off-putting. Any of these alone can increase anxiety and lead to decreased cooperation and possible meltdowns. For many families, holidays provide a rare chance to reconnect with family and out of town friends. The thought of an autism related problem can heighten anxiety for parents. This workshop is designed to help parents develop helpful strategies that can be…

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Understanding High-Functioning Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome

5 Dec @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Our Lady of Guadalupe, 6212 Tuckaseegee Road, Charlotte, NC 28214
Charlotte, NC 28214 US
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Understanding High-Functioning Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome A workshop in English and Spanish for parents and professionals. Presenter: Nancy Nestor, Autism Resource Specialist.   Objectives: To understand the characteristics of high-functioning autism and Asperger’s Syndrome To understand how HFA/Asperger’s affect children’s emotional and social skills and how they understand concepts. To learn about resources to help children and families   Cost: $10 parents, $20 professionals Child care available for $5 per child. Certification for Professionals: 3 hours of participation For more information,…

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

11 Dec @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 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 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!

19 Dec @ 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 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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