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Help.…Hope….Support…. The Autism Society of Southeastern Wisconsin serves as a resource in the community to caregivers, educators and any touched by autism personally or professionally through a variety of programs and workshops. Our goal is to provide helpful information and education that leads to better understanding, hope and support for all affected by autism.

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01jun8:00 am31aug(aug 31)10:00 pmA-Mazing Challenge June-August 2021 Staying Active

july

01jun8:00 am31aug(aug 31)10:00 pmA-Mazing Challenge June-August 2021 Staying Active

01jul9:30 am11:30 amMorning Coffee Parent Support Group- ZoomFree support group. Registration required. Text: ASSEW MC to 474747 for group reminders.

05julalldayIndependence Day Observed - Office Closed

11jul5:05 pmLakeshore Chinooks Baseball

12jul10:30 am6:00 pmTeeing It Up FORE Autism Golf Event

august

01jun8:00 am31aug(aug 31)10:00 pmA-Mazing Challenge June-August 2021 Staying Active

05aug9:30 am11:30 amMorning Coffee Parent Support Group- ZoomFree support group. Registration required. Text: ASSEW MC to 474747 for group reminders.

19aug10:00 am11:30 amNew To Autism Presentations 2021 (English)

Teeing It Up FORE Autism Golf Fundraiser

Please consider participating in or sponsoring this great event! Click here to learn more about this fundraiser benefiting the Autism Society of Southeastern Wisconsin. 

 

TRAILS

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Thursday’s 
4:00-5:30 p.m.
Virtual Sessions Via Zoom

All 2021 Sessions are FREE!

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.

2021 TRAILS Topics:
February 18 – What is After High School?
March 18 – Family Engagement in College and Career Ready Individualized Education Plans (IEPs)

April 15 –  Employment and understanding the role of the Department of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR)
May 20 – Applying for Social Security 
June 20 – The Role of Siblings in Future Planning

For more information and to register, click here.

Join us at one of our New to Autism Classes

This presentation is open to the public and designed for parents whose children have recently been diagnosed with autism and will be led by one of the Autism Society Southeastern WI staff. The session will cover:

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  Basic characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorders

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  How families integrate their feelings about having a child with a disability

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  How to get started on a path to helping your family support your child

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  Q & A

Want to know more? Click here.

Nuevo en el autismo, presentado en español Spanish New To Autism Class

Esta presentación está diseñada para padres de niños a los cuales se les ha diagnosticado recientemente autismo. Trata sobre las características básicas de los trastornos del espectro autista, cómo las familias manejan sus sentimientos por tener un niño con una discapacidad y cómo iniciar un camino para ayudar a su familia a apoyar al niño. Gratis para el publico

This presentation is designed for parents whose children have recently been diagnosed with autism. It covers 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. Free Community Event. Includes workshop materials.

Want to know more? Click here.

Autism Insights For Educators (2020 dates & locations tbd)

Join us for a Free workshop full of practical insights & strategies for educators in partnership with various school districts including Germantown and Milwaukee Public School (MPS).
Any individuals looking to broaden their understanding and experience about students with unique education needs that interact with them on any level will leave this two-hour session with a heightened understanding and new tools to support those who need it most in the school setting.

Is it Sensory or Behavior?  Free Community Presentation.

Saturday, October 26, 2019
9:30-11:30 a.m.
Wauwatosa Library (Firefly Room)

If you are a parent or caregiver of a child, teen or young adult you have likely experienced challenging or difficult behavior at least once in your interactions with your loved one.
Join us for this free parenting/educator presentation that focuses on  challenging behavior issues we deal with as parents and caregivers and way’s to identify if it is sensory or behavior?

Presented by Chris Slawson, Special Education Teacher, Kenosha School District

Register here.

Day Of Mourning Candlelight Vigil 2020

March 1, 2020, noon-1 p.m.
Make plans to join the Autistic Self Advocacy Network in remembering people with disabilities who lost their lives at the hands of family members or caregivers. We will remember those we have lost and remind the world that their lives had value.

Day Of Mourning 2020 flyer

Register for the 2020 event

 

 

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