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.
Neurodiverse Partner Support Group
StarShine Gala, Celebration of Inclusion in Employment November 13, 2021
Saturday Respite Day Camp
Georgia Race for Autism
October 2, 2021
Thanksgiving Break Camp
In Memory of Mimi Argo-Laney, long time Spectrum member, friend and supporter, autism mom and advocate, memorial donations can be made to Spectrum as a tribute to her life.
Monthly Spectrum Meeting
October 7, 6:30-8:00pm - In person meeting
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF DULUTH
2908 Duluth Hwy 120
Duluth, GA 30096
no rsvp required
"Everything you need to know about Family Support Funding" presented by Anna Maki, Bobby Dodd Institute
"How Can Caregivers Secure the Future of their Dependents with Special Needs" presented by Pamela Hoppe,CHFC, CSL, RICP, Financial Planner and SpecialCare Planner, MassMutual SpecialCare
The Dads Group will meet as well
Adult Social Groups for adults on the spectrum will be meeting at the same time
Adelante Autismo will be offered in Spanish only for parents speaking Spanish virtually for the fall on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays
Social Skills groups are offered free of charge for children with autism during the parent meetings
Sibling group will be offered for siblings ages 5-14.
For information on future meetings and more info click here.
Spectrum Super Stars
Thank you and congratulations to our September Stars of the month - Emory School of Nursing Students, Emma Olson, Allye Marko, Avery Browning, Daisy Akali, Tatiana Slade, Caitlin Donahue, Anna Glowniak, and Ashley Gundling!
Do you know someone who's making an impact in the autism community? Nominate them as a Spectrum Star here!
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.
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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.