In our efforts to build community and support the needs of Autism families across the globe, Autism Social Communities will be hosting a global, multidisciplinary webinar discussion on “How you can support and advocate for your child during COVID19
Thank you to the Children’s Discover Museum of San Jose for allowing Autism Social Communities to facilitate fun and engaging sensory activities that foster social social skills and language development”, in the LeRoy Neiman Art Studio, for the first “Play your way event of the year!!! Thank you to all of the families who showed up and adn made endless cups of fluffy slime at our slime table, squishy sensory bags at our Orbeeze water table, and last but not least beautiful art work at our creative paint station! What an amazing time we had!!!
Thank you to the Family Resources Navigators (FRN) for allowing Autism Social Communities to be a community partner, in support of black and brown families of children with special needs in obtaining equitable supports from school districts and RCEB services. Thank you for hosting one of the first events of a kind to parents and families of children with special needs in Oakland. Family Resources Navigators (l) program coordinator (r) executive director.
Yesterday, we enjoyed connecting with fellow community partners as well as parents and families at the UC Davis mind Institute for the Spark Autism research initiative. If you would still like to get involved in the Spark Autism research study you can go to sparkforautism.org 🤗🤗🤗🤗 see you at our next outreach event on February 22nd at Impact Hub, Oakland. Organizations pictured below Sacramento children’s museum, Warm Line Family Resource Center, Behavioral Educational Strategies Training (BEST), and State council on developmental disabilities
As We are set to embark on a new decade, we would like to say thank you for all your support! In our second year we had the opportunity to partner with the UC Davis Mind Institute, Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose, The Special Olympics of Northern California, Support for Families of Children with Disabilities, Parents helping Parents, Farleys East, and the Hemophilia Foundation of Northern California! In addition to this we hosted four social community events for children on the spectrum ages 4-12 and even accomplished our fundraising goal of $2,000! 😆 Autism Social Communities has a platform because of you, and it is because of you We will be able to serve more families impacted by autism and continue to work toward our vision of reducing the 80% unemployment rate amongst the autism population. We wish you a Happy New Year and thank you once again for your consistent efforts in creating a more inclusive and diverse future for our children.
Autism Social Communities was invited to be apart of Cal trans 14th Annual Diversity and Disability Awareness day event
Thank you Chris and his wife Amy the owners of Farleys East and the whole Farley’s team for hosting Autism Social Communities second annual nonprofit happy hour fundraiser
Saturday October 5th, Autism Social Communities will be a community partner for the second annual Parents Helping Parents and Special needs professionals, special needs resource fair! Come meet members of the ASC team and learn more about our pipeline initiatives.
Last weekend, we had a blast hosting 200+ parents and children at our 2nd event in partnership with the Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose. Thanks, to everyone who came out and supported our event while making endless cups or slime at our slime table, beautiful art at our creative paint station and necklaces at our bead stringing table. We had an amazing time !!!!! And can’t wait to see you in February for the next “Play Your Way” event
Autism Social Communities is a community partner for the Special Olympics of Northern California Healthy Athletes health fair screening on Saturday, June 22. This event is a FREE event that promotes opportunities for physical fitness, friendships and wellness for Special Olympic Athletes. We will be doing outreach alongside other community partners for this event and hope to see you there.
Autism Social Communities will be tabling at Access To Adventure, an event brought to the community by Support for Families of Children with Disabilities, to provide a day of arts and recreation for kids with special healthcare needs. The festival is FREE and taking place on Saturday May 4th from 12-3pm at Golden Gate Park Music Concourse Bandshell.
Register online at https://www.supportforfamilies.org/special-family-events
Autism Social Communities co-hosted our first sensory event with our partners at the Children’s Discovery Museum this past Saturday on April 27th from 5:30-8:00pm. The event provided great opportunities for families to gather resources and learn about social skills strategies. ASC mediated activities including Orbeez, Slime, and Creative painting. All ages were welcome, and over 400 patrons showed up so thank you and it was great connecting with you all!
Autism Social Communities second event was socially popn!! Parents and children were able to work on social strategies together through mediated play involving activities like Makey Makey and Orbeez. Along with the smells of BBQ from our sponsor Smokin’ Woods, the room was filled with innovation, imagination, and collaboration. Check out some of the pictures below, and stay tuned because more events are on the way.
Autism Social Communities first event was a Grand success!! Parents and children were able to come and interact in a social environment, where creativity was free flowing! Kids had a blast making slime, painting, and there were bubbles everywhere! Check out some of the pictures below, and we hope to see you at our next event.
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