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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

Mar. 3rd (F) Tapestry Movie Night for Tweens and Teens 6:30 - 8:30 PM; Myers Park Presbyterian Church, Room D-204 (Note the new Room) , 2501 Oxford Place, Charlotte; Free; RSVP to Stewart Tonissen tonissen03@yahoo.com or 704-519-8405.

Mar. 5th (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.

Mar. 29th (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

Apr. 1st (Sa) Wings for Autism; 5:15 PM; Charlotte Douglas International Airport; Wings for Autism is an airport "rehearsal" specially designed for individuals with autism spectrum disorders and individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities. The program is designed to alleviate the stress that families who have a child with autism or I/DD experience when flying. It provides families the opportunity to practice entering the airport, obtaining boarding passes, going through security and boarding a plane. Registration.

Apr. 2nd (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.

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!

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.

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.