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 Wine Tasting Event - March 17 - Tickets for sale at the door!
CAMP REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!
Spectrum's 20th Year Celebrations
Monthly Spectrum Meeting
Spectrum's next monthly meeting will be on Thursday, May 3, 6:30-8:30 pm, First Baptist Church of Duluth, and will feature these topics : “Social Skills Strategies”, presented by Chandler Speech Services.
Breakout #1: “How to Be Your Child’s Best IEP Advocate”, presented by Edly: For the Love of Ability, Christy Calbos, Esq.
Preschool Group will host a speaker talking about FloorTime and play therapy. A Latino breakout, presented in Spanish, on Advocacy Part 2 will be offered in Spanish. Breakouts will also be offered for parents of adults with autism, dads, and parents of preschoolers. Social skills groups and childcare available for all ages. Please check out the full schedule and Thursday meeting topics for 2018 here.
Our Technology Club has been extremely successful, and new sessions have been added. Next session starts March 6, 2018. This group will meet on Tuesday nights for 7 weeks from 6:30-8:00 pm in the Gym at Annandale Village. This program is interactive in nature and may include projects such as: games that teach coding, web design, photo slideshows, recording and acting in videos. Learn more 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 17, 2018, 11:30 am - 3:30 pm and registration is now CLOSED for this session. Next session will be April 21 and registration will open on March 19. Advance registration is required. REGISTER HERE.
Studio Movie Grill
The next sensory friendly screenings will be Black Panther, March 3, A Wrinkle in Time, March 17, and Sherlock Gnomes, March 31, 11:00 am, 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 March has been posted. Please read about Joshua Britt and how he is making a difference for Spectrum ! Do you know someone who's making an impact in the autism community? Nominate them as a Spectrum Star here!
Sensory Friendly Egg Hunt - March 31, 1-2:30 pm
Rossie Brundage Park, 350 Autry St., Norcross, GA
Thank you to the City of Norcross for hosting and partnering with Spectrum! All ages welcome! Bring chairs, blankets and Easter baskets or containers. Bring your own picnic if desired. Snacks and drinks will be provided! RSVP here
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