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 has been nominated as one of the best community organizations in Gwinnett. Take time to vote for us! You can vote once a day! Help us gain this honored distinction! Vote at https://www.guidetogwinnett.com/united-states/suwanee/churches-charities-community-organizations/spectrum-autism-support
Monthly Spectrum Meeting
Spectrum's next monthly meeting will be on Thursday November 1, 6:30-8:00 pm, First Baptist. Church of Duluth. Panel "What you want to know about Gwinnett's Autism Program" presented by Gwinnett County School's Autism Lead instructors, "Social Skills - Why, How, When?" presented by Courtney Sievers , M.Ed. BCBA, Certified PEERS for Young Adults and Marjorie Steele, MS, RBT. Breakout sessions will also be offered for Dads, Parents of Preschoolers, Parents of Teens and Adults with Autism, and Adelante Autismo, presented in Spanish. Social Skills Groups, Sibling group, and childcare also provided. Please check out the full schedule and Thursday meeting topics here.
Thanksgiving Break Camp registration now open!
Spectrum will be offering a 3-day Thanksgiving Break Camp at North Gwinnett Church, Suwanee, Nov. 19,20,21, 9:30am to 3:00pm, ages 4 and up. $225
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, November 10, 2018, 11:30 am - 3:30 pm. Advance registration is required. Registration will open on 10/21.
Studio Movie Grill
The next sensory friendly screenings will be 11:00 am, Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween (PG13) Oct. 10/20/18, and The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (PG), 11/10/18, 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 October has been posted. Suzanne Smith 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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