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Nancy Nestor NNestor@autismsociety-nc.org or (704) 894-9678
Nancy Popkin NPopkin@autismsociety-nc.org or (704) 894-9678
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Charlotte, NC 28262

January/February Calendar

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

Jan. 30th (F) Adult Sensory Storytime 10:30 - 11:15 AM; Scaleybark Library, 101 Scaleybark Road, Charlotte NC 28209; Register online by midnight on January 27. Please call (704) 416-6400 for more information. Please call (704) 416-5200 for more information.

Feb. 2nd (M) Storytime for all ages 10:30 - 11:00 AM; Beatties Ford Regional Library, 2412 Beatties Ford Road; Program for all ages; Walk-in program; Free; Call 704-416-3000 for more information.

Feb. 3rd (Tu) Webinar - Preparing for College Starts at Home; 8:00 - 9:00 PM; Cost $10.00. Must Register Online. For more information, contact Nancy Popkin npopkin@autismsociety-nc.org

Feb. 4th (We) First Wednesday Series - Tips for a Successful IEP Meeting Noon - 1:30 PM; Children and Family Service Center, 601 East 5th Street, Charlotte, NC 28202; Training Room 1; RSVP to 704-372-7961 or heather@cfcrights.org

Feb. 6th (F) Storytime for children 10:15 - 10:45 AM; Matthews Regional Library, 230 Matthews Station St., Matthews NC 28105; Free; Sign up fifteen minutes prior to the program at the train desk. Please call (704) 416-5000 for more information.

Feb. 7th (Sa) Storytime for children ages 3-7 10:15 - 11:00 AM; South County Regional, 5801 Rea Road, Charlotte, NC 28277; Free; Register beginning the 20th of the month prior to the program in person or by calling (704) 416-6600 option 2.

Feb. 9th (M) Storytime for all ages 10:30 - 11:00 AM; Beatties Ford Regional Library, 2412 Beatties Ford Road; Program for all ages; Walk-in program; Free; Call 704-416-3000 for more information.

Feb. 14th (Sa) Guiding Parents to Services - The Multisensory Room, What it Is and How to Use It; Lennie Latham, Easter Seals 10:30 AM - Noon, ImaginOn Children's Library, 300 E 7th St., Charlotte, NC. Free; Children welcome; This session will meet in The Round at Imaginon; Free parking under Imaginon for first 90 minutes; RESERVATION NECESSARY FOR SPANISH TRANSLATOR; Dianne at 704-943-9416 dalexander@smartstartofmeck.org

Feb. 16th (M) Storytime for all ages 10:30 - 11:00 AM; Beatties Ford Regional Library, 2412 Beatties Ford Road; Program for all ages; Walk-in program; Free; Call 704-416-3000 for more information.

Feb. 19th (Th) Adaptive Experiences for Adults and Teens 1:00 - 2:00 PM; Independence Regional Library, 6000 Conference Dr, Charlotte, NC 28212; Walk-in program; Free; Call 704-416-4800 option 4 for more information.

Feb. 23rd (M) Storytime for all ages 10:30 - 11:00 AM; Beatties Ford Regional Library, 2412 Beatties Ford Road; Program for all ages; Walk-in program; Free; Call 704-416-3000 for more information.

Feb. 23rd (M) Storytime for children 11:15 - Noon; Mint Hill Library, 6840 Matthews - Mint Hill Road, Charlotte NC 28227; No registration required. Please call (704) 416-5200 for more information.

Feb. 23rd (M) Adaptive Experiences for Adults 1:00 - 2:00 PM; Mint Hill Library, 6840 Matthews - Mint Hill Road, Charlotte NC 28227; Please call (704) 416-5200 for more information; Register in person, via phone, or online

Mar. 4th (We) First Wednesday Series - Special Education Conflict Resolution Noon - 1:30 PM; Children and Family Service Center, 601 East 5th Street, Charlotte, NC 28202; Training Room 1; RSVP to 704-372-7961 or heather@cfcrights.org

Mar. 6th (F) Storytime for children 10:15 - 10:45 AM; Matthews Regional Library, 230 Matthews Station St., Matthews NC 28105; Free; Sign up fifteen minutes prior to the program at the train desk. Please call (704) 416-5000 for more information.

Mar. 14th (Sa) Guiding Parents to Services - Transitioning from Early Intervention to the World of Preschool; Heather Buchanan, CDSA; Kristin Hodgson, TEACCH, Monique Luckey, CMS 10:30 AM - Noon, ImaginOn Children's Library, 300 E 7th St., Charlotte, NC. Free; Children welcome; This session will meet in The Round at Imaginon; Free parking under Imaginon for first 90 minutes; RESERVATION NECESSARY FOR SPANISH TRANSLATOR;

Mar. 19th (Th) Adaptive Experiences for Adults and Teens 1:00 - 2:00 PM; Independence Regional Library, 6000 Conference Dr, Charlotte, NC 28212; Walk-in program; Free; Call 704-416-4800 option 4 for more information.

Apr. 1st (We) First Wednesday Series - Special Education Testing and Accommodations Noon - 1:30 PM; Children and Family Service Center, 601 East 5th Street, Charlotte, NC 28202; Training Room 1; RSVP to 704-372-7961 or heather@cfcrights.org

Apr. 18th (Sa) Guiding Parents to Services - Autism and the Restoration Model; Dr. Jean-Ronel Corbier, Neurologist, Director of the Neurology Wellness Center 10:30 AM - Noon, ImaginOn Children's Library, 300 E 7th St., Charlotte, NC. Free; Children welcome; This session will meet in The Round at Imaginon; Free parking under Imaginon for first 90 minutes; RESERVATION NECESSARY FOR SPANISH TRANSLATOR; Dianne at 704-943-9416 dalexander@smartstartofmeck.org

May. 16th (Sa) Guiding Parents to Services - Adding Books and Literacy to Your Child's World; Library Staff - Viviette White, Larisa Martin, Amrita Patel 10:30 AM - Noon, ImaginOn Children's Library, 300 E 7th St., Charlotte, NC. Free; Children welcome; This session will meet in The Round at Imaginon; Free parking under Imaginon for first 90 minutes; RESERVATION NECESSARY FOR SPANISH TRANSLATOR; Dianne at 704-943-9416 dalexander@smartstartofmeck.org

Jun. 20th (Sa) Guiding Parents to Services - Finding Teaching Moments All Day Long; Dianne Alexander, GPS 10:30 AM - Noon, ImaginOn Children's Library, 300 E 7th St., Charlotte, NC. Free; Children welcome; This session will meet in The Round at Imaginon; Free parking under Imaginon for first 90 minutes; RESERVATION NECESSARY FOR SPANISH TRANSLATOR; Dianne at 704-943-9416 dalexander@smartstartofmeck.org

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

Cornelius and Huntersville Parks and Recreation http://www.cornelius.org/index.aspx?NID=170

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.