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 is pleased to be voted as BEST OF GWINNETT Charitable Organizations for 2018!
Spectrum on CBS 46 News December 7, 2018
Monthly Spectrum Meeting
Spectrum's next monthly support group meeting will be on Thursday, Sept. 5, 6:30-8:00 pm, First Baptist Church of Duluth, 2908 Duluth Hwy, Duluth.
Dealing with Behavior Challenges - Paige Brandon, Med. ABA, Behavior Specialist, GCPS and Michala Sway, Behavior Specialist, GCPS
Communication - Ashia Fayne, Let's Talk Therapy
Independence, Employment and Transition to Adulthood, Katie Landers, LEAP program
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.
Family Pool Party
July 26, 6:30-8:30 pm at West Gwinnett Aquatic Center, Norcross. Free fun for the entire family. Thank you to Swim Angelfish for partnering with Spectrum and Let's Talk Therapy for sponsoring! Pizza and drinks provided, sensory break room, and summer fun photos with Santa (offered for $5). More details can be found here. Be sure to RSVP with Gwinnett Parks and Rec. using code.
August 1, 5-8 pm, at Mall of GA location. Come support Spectrum. 10% give back to Spectrum for all purchases inside or drive thru!
Spectrum Family Night at the Stripers game!
August 3, 6:05 pm. Gwinnett Stripers vs. Charlotte Knights. First 50 tickets only $5/each, thanks to an anonymous donor, then $12/each for any over 50, so sign up soon. Buy your tickets here!
Parent's Back to School Luncheon!
Tuesday, August 13 from 11:00 - 1:00 at Pepe's Mexican Bar and Grill, 1802 N. Brown Rd., Lawrenceville, GA (by Sugarloaf Mills Mall).
Thank you to Norma West and Country Financial for sponsoring this FREE luncheon!
Please RSVP by August 10.
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 17, 2019, 11:30 am - 3:30 pm. Advance registration is required. Registration now open.
Studio Movie Grill
The next sensory friendly screening will be: July 13: Spider Man: Far From Home, and July 27, The Lion King, at 11 am 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 Stars for the month of July 2019 have been posted. GSMST interns are 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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