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Autism Sails Cruise

You are cordially invited to come aboard the beautiful Brilliance of the Seas for a 4-night Western Caribbean Cruise sailing from Tampa, round-trip on February 18 –22, 2016 .

CruiseOne -Thuman and Associates and Royal Caribbean Cruise Line have teamed up with Autism Speaks - Georgia for this fundraising cruise for adults and families living with special needs including, but not limited to Autism and Developmental Disabilities. For every cabin that sails, CruiseOne – Thuman & Associates will make a donation supporting this great cause!

Royal Caribbean's Brilliance of the Seas, not only offers a wide range of great vacation activities such as Rock Climbing Wall, a Casino, four pools, a gorgeous spa and so much more!

Royal Caribbean offers an autism friendly initiative for families living with autism and other developmental disabilities. This includes sensory friendly films and toys, dietary menu options, and overall autism friendly training for Adventure Ocean staff and more.

Royal Caribbean offers a wide range of autism friendly products and services, and they include:

  • Special dietary accomodations including gluten-free and dairy-free
  • Adventure Ocean flexible grouping ability for children 3 to 11 years old
  • Adventure Ocean toilet-trained policy exception
  • Pagers/phones for children in the Adventure Ocean program while signed into our care
  • Priority check-in, boarding and departure

So grab your friends, round-up your family and celebrate life on this special cruise, while supporting a great cause!

http://lthuman.cruiseone.com/travel/groups#/7389545

 



Autism Speaks Wildwood 5K

This event is RAIN or SHINE!

The annual Autism Speaks Wildwood 5K Run will take place along the Wildwood Boardwalk beginning at Rio Grande Avenue.

Run Check In Time: 7:00AM Race Start 8:00AM Awards ceremony to immediately follow the run.

Awards will be given to the top three men, women and children (under 13).

Any runner registered prior to July 22nd will receieve a commemorative t-shirt!

All proceeds benefit Autism Speaks and those struggling with Autism.

Register online for only $25 or $30 on Race Day! For more information visit: http://events.autismspeaks.org/wildwoods5k




Screening of "Circles"
There will be a free and public screening of the Circles film on August 21 at the CDC's Tom Harkin Global Communications Center. The Circles trailer previews a short film using a groundbreaking concept in narrative movie making - using autistic actors to play autistic characters. Eighty percent of the cast and crew are on the autism spectrum. Circles is an authentic look at a moment in time between two best friends, one of whom is being sent to a distant residential school. The film explores the struggle to understand and express the emotions of a friendship being torn apart.To learn about this and additional screenings to be scheduled throughout the area, please visit www.AutismImprovised.org and sign up for the newsletter.
https://vimeo.com/125206153


Summer Transition Program

CUNY would like to invite both incoming and current college students on the spectrum (from CUNY and elsewhere) to enroll in their second summer transition program this fall between August 3d and August 14th. They conducted their first summer transition program last summer. Christina Shane-Simpson will be presenting a talk about that first program at the International Meeting for Autism Research this year. If other campuses would like to collaborate in developing the upcoming summer transition program, they would love that.

 



Discovery Squad Tours

The American Museum of Natural History is proud to introduce The Discovery Squad, a unique tour program designed for families affected by autism spectrum disorders. The program was developed in collaboration with the Seaver Autism Center at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

 

On selected Saturday mornings, children on the autism spectrum ages 5–14, accompanied by an adult, can attend a 40-minute tour lead by specially trained Museum tour guides, then spend some time exploring the Discovery Room before the Museum opens to the public. Families are invited to stay after the tour and enjoy the Museum when it opens to the public at 10 am.

 

Children ages 5–8 will discover the dioramas in the Bernard Family Hall of North American Mammals, which offers a snapshot of the plants and animals native to North America. They will then plunge into the ocean to explore the dioramas in the Milstein Hall of Ocean Life.

Children ages 9–14 will join our guides on a paleontological adventure through the Koch

Dinosaur Wing.

 

Open to: 5–14 year-olds with autism spectrum disorders (Each child must be accompanied by an adult.)

Cost: $15 for adults and $10 for children (Member’s $13 for adults and $8 for children)

Time: 9-10 am

Discovery Squad Dates:

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Saturday, November 7, 2015

Saturday, December 5, 2015

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Saturday, March 5, 2016

 

Space is limited and advance registration is required.

Walk-ins will not be accepted. Programs may be subject to change.

To register for a Discovery Squad tour, please call Central Reservations at

212-769-5200, Monday-Friday, 9 am to 5 pm.

For additional information, please call 212-313-7565 or email accessibility@amnh.org.



Team Nest Bowling Fundraiser
Please join Team Nest for a bowling fundraiser to benefit Autism Speaks on Sunday, June 28th from 1pm - 3pm. Tickets are $25 each and include food, bowling and shoe rental. There will also be raffle items, baked goods and wristbands for purchase.



Autism Awareness Weekend at Storyland

Autism Awareness Weekend at Storyland

View the flyer for more information

June 27th & June 28th
Discounted tickets: $20.00 each

http://events.autismspeaks.org/StoryLand2015



Autism Awareness Weekend at Storyland

Autism Awareness Weekend at Storyland

View the flyer for more information

June 27th & June 28th
Discounted tickets: $20.00 each

http://events.autismspeaks.org/StoryLand2015



Autism Awareness Weekend at Storyland

Autism Awareness Weekend at Storyland

View the flyer for more information

June 27th & June 28th
Discounted tickets: $20.00 each

http://events.autismspeaks.org/StoryLand2015



Music and Movement Concert
The Mariner's Harbor Library (206 South Avenue) is proud to host a Music and Movement Concert for Little Superheroes on Saturday, June 27th at 2pm!



SimplyVii Mother Son Dance benefiting Autism Speaks

Join Halaveshia Hall as she hosts a Mother & Son Dance on June 20th at the Smyrna Community Center. Tickets are $35 per couple/ $10 for each additional son. For more information or to purchase tickets please email s2smomsclub@gmail.com
20% of proceeds benefit Autism Speaks

 



Lexton Speaks Out for Autism 2015

We're thrilled to announce the 5th Annual Lexton Speaks Out for Autism fundraiser on Friday, June 19th at Proper West (39th between 5th and 6th). Tickets are $60 and can be paid for in cash at the door or via Venmo.



KSU Academy for Inclusive Learning


On Point for Autism

Join the Groton Sportman's Club for a fun day of archery.

*30 target course suits all abilities

*exhibition shots by professional archers

* novelty shots for prizes

*raffle prizes

*great food

All proceeds to benefit Autism Speaks

Contact Pete Trahan (860-235-1082) to volunteer or donate

Event to take place at The Groton Sportman's Club North Stonington/Voluntown property

237 Tom Wheeler Rd, North Stonington, CT06359

View flyer



Portrait Mini Sessions Benefiting Autism Speaks
Sunday June 7th from 10AM to 4PM at the Community House in Madison, NJ.

Very limited number of time slots are available for this special event.

Contact: jbconroy@me.com to book your photo shoot.

View the photographer's website at: www.joopasshoots.com
 


Westchester/Fairfield Walk Now for Autism Speaks

For more information and to register online, visit www.walknowforautismspeaks.org/westchesterfairfield
 
Contact our office at 646-385-8523 or westchesterfairfield@autismspeaks.org  if you have any questions.



Boots and Bow Ties Gala


Please join us for our fourth annual Gala, Boots and Bowties benefiting Autism Speaks. Guests will enjoy a plated, seated dinner, short program, live music, fabulous silent auction, desert bar, drinks and dancing while raising awareness and funds for autism and Autism Speaks.

Friday, June 5, 2015
7:00pm - Event begins

Hutton Hotel
1808 West End Avenue
Nashville, TN 37203

General Ticket: 7:00 PM- 12:00 AM- Plated Dinner, Silent Auction, and 4 Drink Tickets

Cash bar is available. Black tie optional. Valet and self parking available. Room block is available - limited rooms.

Proceeds Benefit: Autism Speaks Tennessee



Big Apple Circus Metamorphosis Embraces Autism

Big Apple Circus Metamorphosis Embraces Autism- June 2, 2015, 6:30PM
Cunningham Park- 196th Pl and Union Turnpike, Parking Lot in Front of Tennis Courts
Join Big Apple Circus for a sensory-friendly performance. 

Lights will be dimmed, length shortened, sounds lowered and there will be a comfortable quiet area for breaks.

Use code ASpeaks15 and Autism Speaks will receive 10% of the ticket price! For tickets click here!


 



Sprigs.com Fundraiser
Shop Sprigs.com throughout May and 25% of your order will be donated to Autism Speaks! http://sprigs.com/autism-awareness-month-2015/




Autism Family Meet and Greet

Join families at Dodson Chapel Park (Hermitage next to the Library) for an afternoon of fun! Please contact Michele Harvel at 615-299-6229 or mharvell120@gmail.com for more information or questions.



Running With Your Whole Heart LOVE 5K

Saturday, May 23, 2015
WHERE: Short Beach(1 Dorne Drive - Stratford, CT)
REGISTRATION: 8:30 a.m. / RACE STARTS 10:00 a.m.
REGISTRATION FEES
$25 ADULTS AND CHILDREN 12 years and older
$15 CHILDREN up to 11 years old
REFRESHMENTS: Water will be available for all participants.
AWARDS: 1st place finishers in all standard 10 yr age groups.
PROCEEDS BENEFIT: 2016 Ladies of Virtue Conference
OUTREACH: 10% of the proceeds will be donated to AUTISM SPEAKS

View the flyer for more information



Chuck E. Cheese Fundraising Event

 Chuck E. Cheese on 1000 Hylan Drive in Henrietta, NY and 3130 West Ridge Road in Greece, NY will be donating 15% of purchases made to Autism Speaks on April 1st!  You will receive 10 tokens with a food purchase and receive an additional 5 tokens if you wear blue!  Bring your family and friends out to this great event!


 



7th Annual ReelAbilities: NY Disability Film Festival

ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival is the largest festival in the country dedicated to promoting awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories and artistic expressions of people with different disabilities.  The festival will run from March 12th until March 18th.  For more information go to http://newyork.reelabilities.org/



Connections to Independence

Core Program, 1:1 Mentoring, and Hangout Fridays

View the flyer for more info


Autism Sails Cruise

Autism Speaks Wildwood 5K

Screening of "Circles"

Summer Transition Program

Discovery Squad Tours

Team Nest Bowling Fundraiser

Autism Awareness Weekend at Storyland

Autism Awareness Weekend at Storyland

Autism Awareness Weekend at Storyland

Music and Movement Concert

SimplyVii Mother Son Dance benefiting Autism Speaks

Lexton Speaks Out for Autism 2015

KSU Academy for Inclusive Learning

On Point for Autism

Portrait Mini Sessions Benefiting Autism Speaks

Westchester/Fairfield Walk Now for Autism Speaks

Boots and Bow Ties Gala

Big Apple Circus Metamorphosis Embraces Autism

Sprigs.com Fundraiser

Autism Family Meet and Greet

Running With Your Whole Heart LOVE 5K

Chuck E. Cheese Fundraising Event

7th Annual ReelAbilities: NY Disability Film Festival

Connections to Independence