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.
Part Time Job Opening with Spectrum!
Are you looking for part-time work with a flexible schedule? We are looking for an Events and Programs coordinator with great organizational and people skills. We need someone who can work evenings and weekends when needed, can recruit silent auction items and event sponsors, and represent and promote Spectrum well. More information here.
Spectrum on CBS 46 News December 7, 2018
Monthly Spectrum Meeting
Spectrum's next monthly support group meeting will be on Thursday, March. 7, 6:30-8:00 pm, First Baptist Church of Duluth, 2908 Duluth Hwy, Duluth, and will offer several topics :
Sibling Panel - come learn more about a sibling's perspective on autism
"10 Basic Steps for Special Needs Caregivers: Preparing for financial future, applying for SSI/Medicaid, creating a Special Needs Trust, the importance of a will and more" presented by Pam Hoppe, MassMutual SpecialCare Financial Guide
Spectrum Summer Camp update and overview - presented by Camp Director, Mary O'Connell
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.
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, March 16, 2019, 11:30 am - 3:30 pm. Advance registration is required. Registration now open .
TECHNOLOGY CLUB REGISTRATION is now open for Winter session, Feb. 19-March 26.
Studio Movie Grill
The next sensory friendly screenings will be The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part, Feb. 16, 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 February 2019 has been posted. Dina Thigpen 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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