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1 in 100, Autism Society can help

If you love a child diagnosed with Autism in Central Texas, don't go it alone! Plan to join the Autism Society of Greater Austin (Texas) Chapter for Spring events. Start with one and go from there...

AUTISM SOCIETY ACTIVITIES

Austin Daytime Support Meeting

Wednesday, February 23, 10:00 a.m. Central Market Café Mezzanine, 4001 N. Lamar Ave., Austin. Buy your own coffee and come upstairs for some informal networking.

Family Picnic

Sunday, February 27, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Equibloom Therapeutic Riding, 19949 Blake Manor Rd, Manor TX 78653. Pack your own snacks and enjoy the fresh air!

NEW***Adult Sibling Group (First Meeting)***NEW

Sunday, February 27, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Riverbend Church, 4214 Capital of Texas Hwy. N., Austin, Room 3B in the Quads. Group for adults who have a sibling on the Autism Spectrum. We will come together to provide information and support on a wide range of issues, such as dealing with aging caretakers, planning for the future and overcoming challenges associated with growing up as a sibling of a person with special needs.

Autism Treatment Forum

Thursday, March 3, 12 noon Old Quarry Library, 7051 Village Center Dr. (off Far West). Monthly meeting for people interested in dietary, nutritional, and biomedical treatments.

Sensory Friendly Film: “Mars Needs Moms”

Saturday, March 12, 10:00 a.m. $5 per person

AMC 14 Theater at Barton Creek Mall and AMC Rivercenter 9 in San Antonio for $4 per person

New Braunfels Support Meeting

Thursday, March 17, 5:30-7:00 p.m.

McKenna Children’s Museum, 801 W. San Antonio St, New Braunfels. Network with other parents while the children play.

Sibling Group—ages 7-14

Saturday, March 26, 10 a.m.-12 noon, Riverbend Church, Quad Building 5A. Bring a blank scrapbook and some family pictures.

Austin Daytime Support Meeting

Wednesday, March 30, 10:00 a.m. Central Market Café Mezzanine, 4001 N. Lamar Ave., Austin. Buy your own coffee and come upstairs for some informal networking.

Sensory Friendly Film: “Hop”

Saturday, April 2, 10:00 a.m. $5 per person

AMC 14 Theater at Barton Creek Mall and AMC Rivercenter 9 in San Antonio for $4 per person

Austin Autism Bike Ride

Sunday, April 3, 9:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m.

Berry Springs Park and Preserve, Georgetown. The Autism Society’s major fundraiser of the year. Routes for every level of cyclist including the kids! Go to www.austinautismbikeride.org to register.

“Wretches and Jabberers”

Saturday, April 9, 12 noon

AMC Theater in Barton Creek Mall

Special showing of a brand-new documentary about two men with autism who travel the world. Save the date and watch the website for details.

~View Trailer for "Wretches and Jabberers"~

For information about these and many other events, go to www.austinautismsociety.org, call 479-4199 or e-mail tx austin@autismsocietyofamerica.org

For daily updates on local autism-related activities including workshops, social gatherings and research studies, please join the Autism Society Austin Yahoo Group. http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/AutismSocietyAustin/ You can also find us on Facebook!

Find more local information for families of children diagnosed with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) at Austin Autism & Parenting Examiner.

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