Upcoming Events

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.

Highlighted Events

News & Announcements

New Pilot Program!

Partner Support Group - Neurodiverse Couples and Partners Programs.

A support group for neurotypical partners who are in a relationship with someone on the autism spectrum or with other disability. This open group meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month. Participants can join at any time. There is no cost to participants to attend any session. Advanced registration is required. Learn more here.

New way to give!

You can help us raise funds for Spectrum Autism Support Group Inc. by rounding up your debit and credit card purchases every time you shop! Any contribution -- no matter how big or small, makes an impact. You can make one-time donation, set up monthly donations or simply set a limit on how much you want to donate each month by rounding up purchases to next dollar! With the rate of autism now 1 in 54 and continuing to rise, the need for Spectrum's supports and services grow as well. You can make a difference! Register here! And share with friends and family!

Monthly Spectrum Meetings

March 4, 6:30-8:00pm

Virtual support group meeting

Topic: Improving Behavior

Description: Why are they doing that? Learn possible reasons your child is doing things and tips and tricks on how to get them back on track.

Presenter: Kristen Vaughn, Clinical Director, Apollo Behavior Services

Thank you to Apollo Behavior Behavior Services, our meeting sponsor

Registration here.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Adelante Autismo is a Breakout session offered in Spanish only for parents speaking Spanish. Start time 7 pm. Now meeting 2 times per month.

Spectrum Adults with Asperger's social support group will meet virtually as well. 7pm start.

Gift of Time Respite Program

Gift of Time Respite has been suspended at this time due to Covid concerns and hopefully will resume in 2021.

Our Gift of Time Respite program provides an opportunity for parents to have some much-needed respite time. Advance registration is required.  Register here

Studio Movie Grill

Studio Movie Grill theaters are closed at this time so we will hope to see next sensory friendly screening soon. Screenings are held 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 Stars

Congratulations to our February Stars of the month, Kathy Bozard and Jessika Taplin!

Do you know someone who's making an impact in the autism community? Nominate them as a Spectrum Star here!

Teacher Appreciation Project

Spectrum will be showing appreciation in April 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

StarShine Gala

Spectrum's StarShine Gala is scheduled for November 13, 2021 and nominations are now open for local businesses who are employing individuals with autism in our community. We look forward to giving some awards out to recognize those who are offering inclusive work opportunities. Nominate a business here. 

Sponsor the StarShine Gala

Buy StarShine Gala Tickets

Mom's Day Out - NEW DATE - May 8, 2021

Spectrum E-News

Stay up to date with Spectrum's current events by subscribing to our e-news! Don't miss out - get on the list here.

Spectrum Story Bank

Please submit your story on how Spectrum Autism Support Group has made a difference in the life of you and/or your family. You have the option to upload a photo/video of yourself or your family for us to share on our website and social media or in grant writing. You can create a short video clip explaining the impact Spectrum made on your life as your submission. You can speak about how a particular Spectrum program benefited you, a connection you made through Spectrum, etc. We will choose one story to share on our social media each month, and the winner will receive a $25 gift card.

Spectrum E-News

Keep up to date with Spectrum's upcoming activities including Monthly Meetings, Social Skills Groups, Camps, Movies and more by subscribing to our E-news. Available for download in English, Spanish and Korean.

Support Spectrum

Help support our summer camp and education programs, raise autism awareness and contribute to the overall success of children with autism in our community. Click here to donate.

Volunteer Opportunities

Are you interested in volunteering with Spectrum? Indicate what areas/events you may be interested in volunteering and we'll be in touch with you. View our list of volunteer opportunities.

Spectrum is grateful to all of our generous supporters throughout our community and beyond!

View our Spectrum Supporters here.