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Autism Resource Specialists
Gwen Capers-Singleton GCapers-Singleton@autismsociety-nc.org or (704) 894-9678
Nancy Nestor NNestor@autismsociety-nc.org or (704) 894-9678
Nancy Popkin NPopkin@autismsociety-nc.org or (704) 894-9678
ASNC Office
8420 University Executive Park Drive, Suite 810
Charlotte, NC 28262

2017 Calendar

ASNC-MCC posts the information given to it. Please contact the individual organizations to confirm events

Apr. 18th (Tu) Coffee time with ASNC resourch specialist; 9:00 - 10:30 AM; Le Peep, Arboretum, 8140-100 Providence Rd, Charlotte NC 28277; coffeetime@asncmeck.org

Apr. 25th (Tu) Autism Aware Fare Eat out at participating restaurants to support programs for autism in the community. What's raised here, stays here! Click here for a list of participating restaurants.

May 6th (Sa) Stand Up for Autism 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM; Port City Club 18665 Harborside Drive, Cornelius, NC 28031; Professional paddleboarders from across the Southeast will coast into Lake Norman on Saturday, May 6, for Stand Up for Autism with hosts racing icon Ray Evernham and My Aloha Paddle and Surf. The event at the Port City Club in Cornelius will benefit ASNC's IGNITE community center in Davidson. Stand Up for Autism will feature elite and recreational races, which are open to the general public, as well as paddleboard fitness demos. The race is sanctioned by the World Paddle Association. Purchase tickets for the post-event luau, or register to compete in a paddleboard race.

May 7th (Su) Adaptive Hour at ImaginOn Noon - 1:00 PM; ImaginOn 300 E 7th St., Charlotte, NC; The Joe and Joan Martin Center at ImaginOn opens an hour early at 12pm on the first Sunday of each month. This hour allows children with sensory challenges and other special needs the ability to access services and materials without the risk of high volume customer traffic.

May. 18th (Th) Catwalk to Camp; 6:30 - 9:00 PM; Olde Mecklenburg Brewery, 4150 Yancey Rd., Charlotte NC; An evening of fun and fashion as individuals with autism, parents, and friends of ASNC strut the catwalk, modeling fashions from Macy's. The event will feature OMB's craft beer, barbecue from Midwood Smokehouse, and delicious desserts from Amelie's French Bakery. Catwalk to Camp will raise scholarship funds to send individuals with autism to Camp Royall. For more information or to learn about sponsorship opportunities, contact Jennifer Frey at 704-894-9678, ext. 1615 or jfrey@autismsociety-nc.org. Purchase tickets here.

May 24th (W) Coffee time with ASNC resourch specialist; 9:00 - 10:30 AM; Waterbean, Northcross Shopping Center, 9705 Sam Furr Road, Suite A, Huntersville NC 28078; coffeetime@asncmeck.org

Therapeutic Recreation Programs http://charmeck.org/mecklenburg/county/ParkandRec/Therapeutics/Pages/default.aspx

Charlotte TEACCH Center http://teacch.com/regional%20centers/charlotte-teacch-center

***ASNC-MCC does not promote any activity or event. We simply offer information. Please note that it is your responsibility to decide what works best for your family’s specific needs.

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Autism-Related Links

NPR report - "Gene Mutations Offer Clues On The Autistic Brain"

VH1 Classic Rock Autism - http://www.vh1.com/partners/vh1classic_rock_autism/

MTV True Life: I Have Autism - http://www.mtv.com/overdrive/?id=1554937&vid=138722

Temple Grandin interview on "Fresh Air" (NPR) - http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=99009110


Mission Statement
The Autism Society of North Carolina is committed to providing support and promoting opportunities which enhance the lives of individuals within the autism spectrum and their families.

Vision Statement
The Autism Society of North Carolina strives to create a community where people within the autism spectrum and their families receive respect, services, and support based on individual differences.