Dr. Michael Rosenthal will discuss the relevence of neuropsych assessment in understanding children with ASDs, with a special focus on executive functioning and social cognition. He will also cover the situations where such an assessment may be necessary and how the results can be used to guide targeted treatment planing at school and at home.
Space is limited and registration is necessary. Register by calling 202-271-9262 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. The lecture will take place at the Riggs-Lamond Neighborhood Library (5401 South Dakota Avenue NE) in DC.
The Mall in Columbia will hold Sensory Santa events on Friday December 2nd and Sunday December 4th from 8:30 to 10 a.m. each day.
These sessions take place before the stores open to the public. Music and water fountains will be turned off, and attendees will receive numbers, so you don't have to stand in a long line. There will also be activities to help pass the time.
For more information, contact email@example.com or 410-290-3466. The mall is located at 10300 Little Patuxent Parkway in Columbia.
This private playtime is designed exclusively for children with autism and their families. The music is turned off and the bounce areas are less crowded, so children aren't as likely to be over stimulated as in other similar environments that might noisier.
RSVPs are required for this events. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. The cost is $10 per child (parents are free, but are required to accompany their child). Parents may bring casein and gluten free snacks for the final 30 minutes. A waiver signed by a parent or guardian and socks are required.
Pump It Up! is located at 4230 Forbes Boulevard, Suite H, in Lanham.
The Parents’ Place of Maryland se complace en invitarle a la 2da conferencia específicamente para padres de habla hispana que tienen niños con necesidades especiales. La conferencia será un día completo lleno de información, talleres y compartir, un tiempo que valdrá la pena.
Algunos de los temas a presentarse son: • Soluciones para los problemas de conducta de su hijo/a • Aprendiendo más sobre el Autismo • El desarrollo del IEP que su hijo/a debe tener • Obteniendo los servicios médicos que su hijo/a necesita
Los espacios están limitados. Por favor regístrese lo más pronto posible, antes del 25 de noviembre. Porque queremos que aproveche al máximo la conferencia, le pedimos que haga arreglos alternos para sus niños.
3 de Diciembre del 2011
Lugar: Silver Spring Civic Building One Veterans Place Silver Spring, MD 20910
Costo: Esta actividad es completamente gra- tuita. Incluye almuerzo y materiales.
¿Interesado? Para asistir, es un requisito estar registrado previo a la conferencia.
Para más información y para registrarse: Tel. 443-306-8730; 410-768-9100, ext. 105 Correo electrónico: email@example.com Página de Internet: www.ppmd2.org
The Parents' Place of Maryland will hold a free conference in Spanish for parents of children with special need on December 3 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Participants will learn about
• Solutions for your child's behavior problems
• Learning more about autism
• Developing the IEP your child should have
• Obtaining the medical services your child needs.
You must register prior to the day of the conference. For more information and to register, call 443-306-8730 or 410-768-9100, ext 105. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.ppmd2.org. The conference will be held at Silver Spring Civic Building (One Veteran's Place) in Silver Spring.
This celebration will include the presentation of the first annual Award for Exceptional Services to the Autistic Community, which will go to Corina Becker and Kathryn Bjornstad, the creators of Autistics Speaking Day.
FAST-ARCHway will present two free trainings on community housing for individuals with autism this fall/winter.
The first, on November 16 from 7-9 p.m. will be presented by Oregon housing consultant Joe Wykowski. The training is called "Finding Funding for Community Housing for People with Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities and the ABCs of Separating Home Ownership from the Provision of Services."
On December 15, from 7-9 p.m., architect Cathy Purple Cherry will present "Where Will Your Adult Children Live? Considerations in Developing/Building a Home for Your Adult Child with ASD."
Both events will take place at the Buffington/RE/MAX Community Room (3300 Olney-Sandy Spring Road) in Olney. Space is limited for both events. Please RSVP at email@example.com.
At Future Quest, you can learn about supports and resources in college, options after high school, career planning, career and technical schools, employment strategies, and the college application process. You can download the schedule here.
NOTE: The Autism Society has changed the movie from Twilight to Tower Heist.
Enjoy a screening of Tower Heist in a sensory friendly environment on November 30 at 7 p.m.
AMC Entertainment and the Autism Society have teamed up to provide a mellower setting for families affected by autism and other disabilities. The movie auditorium will have its lights brought up and the sound turned down, families can bring in their own GFCF snacks, and no previews or ads will be shown before the movies. Audience members are also welcome to get up and move or vocalize. (Unless the safety of the audience is questioned.)
Topics will include everything from learning how to get accommodations, getting to places on time, and dealing with sensory issues to how to stay healthy at school, handle dating and relationships, and learning how to talk to classmates about your disability.