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 Wine Tasting March 16
Camp Journey March 22-24
Spectrum Family Cruise March 28-April 4, 2020
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! Voting is open until Dec. 31, 2018. Help us gain this honored distinction! Vote at https://www.guidetogwinnett.com/united-states/suwanee/churches-charities-community-organizations/spectrum-autism-support
Spectrum on CBS 46 News December 7, 2018
Monthly Spectrum Meeting
Spectrum's next monthly support group meeting will be on Thursday, Jan.3, 6:30-8:00 pm, First Baptist Church of Duluth, 2908 Duluth Hwy, Duluth, and will offer several topics :
"Picky Eaters vs. Problem Eaters, How to differentiate when pick eating is a problem", presented by Aileen Deogracias, Clinic Director, OT, Therapy Works, PC
"ABLE Accounts -What you want to know about saving and protecting assets", presented by Kevin McGrath, Katie McGrath, McGrath Consulting
"Creating Sensory Environments in your Home", presented by Jean Sever, MS, OTR/L, Enable Kids ATL
Breakouts will also be offered for parents of teens/adults with HFA autism, Dads, Spanish speaking parents and parents of preschoolers. Social skills groups and childcare available for all ages. Check out the full schedule and Thursday meeting topics 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, January 12, 2019, 11:30 am - 3:30 pm. Advance registration is required. Registration is now open.
DRAMA CLUB registration open for winter/spring session!
TECHNOLOGY CLUB REGISTRATION is now open for Winter session, Feb. 19-March 26.
Studio Movie Grill
The next sensory friendly screenings will be 11:00 am, Dec 22: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Dec 29: Mary Poppins, 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
Our Spectrum Super Star for the month of December has been posted. Costco 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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