Upstate Holiday Party

Join us for the annual Upstate Holiday Party! We will have light snacks, visits with Santa, crafts, and a Holiday Shop for the kids to "shop" for a gift for their parents. Date:  Saturday, December 2, 2017 Time: Drop-in anytime between 1 and 3 pm Place: Grace Church, Pelham Road Click here to register now. Registration is required so that we will be equipped with enough supplies.  If your child will be "shopping", please be sure to register for a "Shopping Pass". Individuals with autism should take priority for "shopping", although all family members are ...

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Puberty & Sexuality Workshops

The South Carolina Autism Society developed a new 2 hour training called “The Birds, the Bees, ASDs, and Everything In-between” To navigate puberty we are asked to quickly develop new social skills and implement them correctly. Parents will leave this training with the knowledge to start taking on all the various challenges that come along with puberty and transitioning into adulthood. We cover basic topics such as bodily changes, privacy, and personal hygiene. We will discuss more in depth topics such as consent, safe sex, sexuality and gender identity, intimacy, and ...

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Spectrum Valentine Ball

Don’t miss out on our annual Spectrum Valentine Ball!  The 2017 Spectrum Ball is a night of dancing and fun for families living with someone on the Autism spectrum.  It's a fun, safe, and sensory-appropriate event.  Don’t like to dance?  That’s okay!  We have plenty of other activities going on!  Including our amazing Balloon Man – always a huge hit!  Just come out and “have a Ball!” When Saturday, February 18, 6:30 – 9:00 pm Where The YMCA Adams Mill Program Center Gym (aka, “The Ballroom”) 100 Adams Mill Road, Simpsonville Who's ...

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Spectrum Chili Cookoff

Join us for our FIRST Annual Spectrum Chili & Cake Cookoff!  Sunday, January 22 from 5 – 7 pm at the YMCA Adams Mill Program Center in Simpsonville. Bring your favorite chili and/or cake for official judging... and eating!  We will also have swimming at the event.

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Upstate Autism Forum

October 10, 2015 BMW Zentrum, Greer, SC The Upstate Autism Forum will be held on Saturday, October 10, 2015 from 9 am to 2 pm at the BMW Zentrum in Greer, SC.  This free forum is sponsored by BMW Manufacturing, LUCAS Network, the South Carolina Autism Society, and Project Hope Foundation. Workshop Sessions will include: Autism 101:  Autism 101 focuses on the basics of autism. We discuss autism and the factors that contribute to being diagnosed and strategies to help them be successful.  Presented by the SC Autism Society. Parent Training & Toolkit:  ...

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No Upstate Coffee Talk in June & July

Upstate Coffee Talk is Taking a Coffee Break Upstate Coffee Talk will be on break for June and July. The weeks when it would have been held conflict with the busyness of the last week of school, and then the July 4th holiday week. We look forward to seeing everyone again in August! If you need our assistance prior to then, feel free to call or email! Happy Summer!

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Greenville ADA Celebration

Join Greenville CAN for a special ADA 25th Anniversary Celebration on Friday, June 5th at Fluor Field in Greenville!  This free event runs from 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm. Event Features... The ADA Legacy Tour traveling exhibit featuring displays highlighting milestones in the disability rights movement. Resource Fair featuring local disability service providers. ADA Proclamation presentations by the City of Greenville and Greenville County. Marth Childress, Keynote Speaker:  Martha's life changed in late October 2013 when she was struck by a bullet waiting for ...

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SCAS Hosts Strides for Autism 2015 in the Upstate

The South Carolina Autism Society announces its annual signature fundraising and awareness walk, Strides for Autism 2015. The  event will take place Saturday, April 11, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., at Heritage Park in Simpsonville, SC. Strides for Autism includes a fun walk, resource fair, and family fun activities. Proceeds will stay in South Carolina and go toward family support, education, and advocacy. April is National Autism Awareness month. For more information, please visit our event listing or call 803-750-6988. Register & Form a Team Residents are encoura...

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