Welcome to Spectrum!
We’re here to support the autism community through our many programs, events and resources. Our Monthly Support Groups, Respite Programs and Family Camp are geared toward supporting the entire family, while our Summer Day Camp, Overnight Camps and Social Skills Groups provide social opportunities for individuals of all abilities on the autism spectrum. Please check out the Resources we have listed for those impacted by autism and learn more about all of Spectrum’s programs by viewing the tabs above.
Camp Journey Registration Spring and Summer 2020
Day Camp Registration Spring Break and Summer
Don't miss our Wine Tasting Event March 7, 2020
Spectrum on CBS 46 News December 7, 2018
Monthly Spectrum Meeting
Spectrum's next monthly support group meeting will be on Thursday, March 5, 2020, 6:30-8:00 pm,The Nett Church (previously Bethesda United Methodist Church) 444 Bethesda Church Rd., Lawrenceville, GA 30044. Note that this is a new location just for the month of March due to unforeseen circumstances at the First Baptist Church of Duluth. Thank you to Kadiant, our sponsor for this monthly meeting.
- "How to Promote Overall Language and Communication Development for your Child" presented by Kadiant
- "Temper Tantrums Don't Get Any Easier: Managing Your Child's Behavior Using Proactive Behavioral Approaches" presented by Kadiant
- "The Importance of Teaching Practical Skills to Enhance Independence" - Dr. Celine Saunier, Neurodevelopmental Assessment and Consulting Services (NACS)
Breakouts will also be offered for parents of teens/adults with HFA autism, Dads, Spanish speaking parents (Adelante Autismo) and parents of preschoolers. Social skills groups and childcare available for all ages. Check out the full schedule and Thursday meeting topics here.
Winter Frozen themed Carnival, Feb. 23, 10am-12pm. Sign up here!
Gift of Time Respite Program
Our Gift of Time Respite program provides an opportunity for parents to have some much-needed respite time. Our next session is scheduled for Saturday, March 21, 2020, 11:30am - 3:30pm. Advance registration is required. Register here
Studio Movie Grill
The next sensory friendly screening will be: Sonic the Hedgehog, Feb. 22, 2020, at 11am at Duluth, Marietta and Roswell locations. Sensory friendly screenings run with the lights up and sound down so the children are free to laugh, play, sing and even dance while they watch. 5% of the proceeds from the "Chefs for Children" menu benefit Spectrum! Check out the upcoming schedule here.
Spectrum Super Star
Check out our Spectrum Super Star for the month of February 2020. Abbie Lane is making a difference for Spectrum and individuals with autism and disabilities! Do you know someone who's making an impact in the autism community? Nominate them as a Spectrum Star here!
Autism Awareness Month Teacher Appreciation
Spectrum will be showing appreciation in April, Autism Awareness month, to Gwinnett County Public School teachers who teach our children with autism.
If you would like us to deliver cookies to your child's school showing appreciation and thanks from Spectrum Autism Support Group we'd love to know which school, how many autism teachers and parapros, and address of your school.
Nominate your school here
Mom's Day Out - April 25 - Buy your tickets here.
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