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.
Spectrum has been nominated as one of the best community organizations in Gwinnett. Take time to vote for us! You can vote once a day! Help us gain this honored distinction! Vote at https://www.guidetogwinnett.com/united-states/suwanee/churches-charities-community-organizations/spectrum-autism-support
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.
Registration is now open for Fall sessions of Drama Club and Technology Club. Click here for more details on Drama Club and Click here for Technology Club info.
FAMILY BOWLING EVENT! FREE!
Sunday, August 19, 10am-11:30am at Stars and Strikes in Buford. Free! One game of bowling and shoes included. 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. Advance registration is required. Registration is now closed. Check back on August 20 to register for Sept. 22 respite.
Studio Movie Grill
The next sensory friendly screenings will be Avengers: Infinity War on 8/4/18 Teen Titans Go to the Movies (PG), and 8/11/18 Disney's Christopher Robin (PG) 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 August has been posted. Rebekah VanOtteren 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!
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