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.
Monthly Spectrum Meeting
Spectrum's next monthly meeting will be on Thursday, Sept. 6, 6:30-8:00 pm, First Baptist Church of Duluth, and will several topics : Autism Speaks will be sharing about their services and toolkits with other topics TBA soon. Adelante Autismo, a Latino breakout, presented in Spanish, will be offered in Spanish. Breakouts will also be offered for parents of adults with autism, dads, and parents of preschoolers. Social skills groups and childcare available for all ages. Please check out the full schedule and Thursday meeting topics for 2018 here.
SAVE THE DATE!
FIRST ANNUAL ADAPTIVE FAMILY SUMMER SWIM PARTY
Presented by Gwinnett County Aquatics, Spectrum Autism Support and SwimAngelfish
Friday, July 13th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
West Gwinnett Park Aquatic Center, 4488 Peachtree Industrial Blvd., Norcross GA
Registration now open at GwinnettParks.com with code WGP31900 for in and out of county. Be sure to read pool rules. The cost is ZERO, with snacks and drinks provided by Spectrum Autism Support, with thanks to our event sponsor, Angie Torres, Licensed Real Estate Agent, Trend Atlanta Realty. Register 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, August 18, 2018, 11:30 am - 3:30 pm and registration is now open for this session. Advance registration is required.
Registration will open July 15.
Studio Movie Grill
The next sensory friendly screenings will be Avengers: Infinity War on 6/23/18 The Incredibles, 11:00 am, 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
Our Spectrum Super Star for the month of June has been posted. Senator Renee Unterman is making a difference for Spectrum and individuals with autism and disabilities in Georgia! Do you know someone who's making an impact in the autism community? Nominate them as a Spectrum Star here!
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