Autism Society of Southeastern Wisconsin

Autism Society of Southeastern Wisconsin

Improving the Lives of All Affected by Autism

Autism is a journey. You are not alone.

Bike Camp

bike_camp_2Save the date for the 2016 Bike Camp! June 27, 2016 thru July 1, 2016 – Registration opens soon.


Teen Social Group School Year 2015-2016

Third Wednesday of the Month Starting October 21
(November 18, December 16, January 20, February 17, March 16)
6:30 to 8:30 PM
ASSEW Office, Wauwatosa

facilitated by Justin Hamilton, special education teacher and counselor at Lakeland School in Elkhorn

Parents, are you worried about your teen spending every evening/weekend in his/her bedroom with only video game characters for companionship? We can help! The Autism Society is offering an eight-session recreational program for teens ages 13-17 with Asperger Syndrome. For more information and online registration click here.


New to Autism

Saturday, October 10
9:30 to 11:30 AM
ASSEW Office, Wauwatosa

facilitated by Wade Koski, LCSW
Are you a parent whose children have recently been diagnosed with autism? The session will cover the basic characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorders, how families integrate their feelings about having a child with a disability, and how to get started on a path to helping your family support your child. There will be time set aside for audience questions to be addressed. For more information and online registration click here.


Autism Insights and Strategies

presented by Mary Graczyk-McMullen
General education teachers, special education staff, educational assistants, support staff and families make plans to join us for a FREE fast paced, lively session. This workshop is full of practical strategies designed to support students with autism spectrum disorders and related social communication needs. Examples will include respectful and meaningful supports in the areas of learning needs, regulation and most importantly, active social communication engagement.There are two dates and locations to choose from:

Tuesday, October 13
6:30 to 8:30 PM
Longfellow Middle School, Wauwatosa
To sign up for this date and location click here.

Thursday, October 15
6:30 to 8:30 PM
South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center, South Milwaukee
To sign up for this date and location click here.


Spectrum of Support

SpectrumOfSupport

in partnership and support from the Stackner Family Foundation
The Spectrum Of Support Sessions are a series of FREE workshops designed for parents, educators and any others who work with and support children with autism and other disabilities. These interactive sessions cover a variety of topics all geared to provide best practices, strategies and resources so that you can help improve the lives and learning of autistic children.

For workshop topics, more information and to register click here.


TRAILS

Trails

Select Dates & Topics

Wonder what the future holds for your teen? Our Transition Series (TRAILS) helps you understand the types of decisions you & your child will be facing as they come of age by providing pathways to adulthood. We offer this series of classes each year to assist parents of teens prepare for the transition from school to community as adults. 


click here for workshop topics, more information and to register.


Sibshops

in partnership with Easter Seals

8 select Saturdays

June 13, 2015
July 08, 2015

9 AM to 12:30 PM
Tosa Center
7111 W. Center Street, Wauwatosa

Sibshops acknowledge that being the brother or sister of a person with special needs is for some a good thing, others a not-so-good thing, and for many, somewhere in-between. They reflect a belief that brothers and sisters have much to offer one another — if they are given a chance. Sibshops are a spirited mix of new games (designed to be unique, off-beat, and appealing to a wide ability range), new friends, and discussion activities.

For registration, click here to download a registration form.


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Remember, this is a journey and we are here to support you.