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 Strategies - 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.
Technology club registration now open
Drama club registration now open
Family Fishing Fun Day!
Enjoy a day of family fun, fishing, bounce houses, pony rides, free lunch and more at Spectrum's Family Fishing Day presented by KidStuff. Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, 8:30 a.m. — 12:30 p.m. A great day is planned for all! Kids will enjoy fishing at the pond, inflatables, face painting and pony rides! Location: Wayne Hill's Pond, 4647 Suwanee Dam Rd. (across from Sim's Lake Park in Suwanee)
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, September 21, 2019, 11:30 am - 3:30 pm. Advance registration is required and is now open.
Studio Movie Grill
The next sensory friendly screening will be: Angry Birds, 8/24, Abominable, 10/5, and The Addams Family, 10/26, 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 Star for the month of August 2019 have been posted. Don, "the Library guy" 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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