Autism Acceptance Month Events!
We’ve compiled a list of some alternatives to “Autism Awareness”. These are events that center the Autistic experience and Autistic voices by promoting community, pride and the ideals of neurodiversity. Check them out and if you are planning a similar event, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we can add you to the list!
Don’t light it up blue, walk in red!
Help spread the message that autistic people have loving and reciprocal relationships with their families and raise funds for important support programs by participating in PWN the Game! with your autistic loved one(s)!
A campaign to calm down the rhetoric of fear in April
The official event for Autism Acceptance Day!
Celebrating both Autism Acceptance and National Poetry Month!
An alternative to the #AutismAwareness challenge for April:
Autism Positivity Flashblog
The Autism Positivity Flashblog is in it’s fourth year, and organizers are working on this event with more details available soon!
The Autistic Self Advocacy Network
A fun contest to participate in acceptance events all month long.
In Person Events
Autism HWY Chalk Festival
Our 5th Annual event!!
registration forms HERE: http://www.covinaca.gov/city-departments/parks-a-recreation/events
Art, Information, Music and FUN connect us ALL. Celebrating the vitality of life, diversity and friendship through visual and performance ART! Come on out and meet our terrific community!
Take a look at last year’s event here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JcxfU9sb6Zs
Once again there will be fantastic speeches, live music, a Remo drum circle, beyond amazing chalk art with prizes, fun opportunity drawings, wonderful vendors, food and above all LOVE & friendship!
See YOU there!
For more info visit our website www.autismchalkart.com/
and e-mail inquiries to: email@example.com
Autism Women’s Network & Ed Wiley Autism Acceptance Library Autism Acceptance Event
Autism Women’s Network & The Ed Wiley Autism Acceptance Lending Library are collaborating for a special Autism Acceptance Month Event!
At the Stanwood-Camano Community Resource Center 9612 271st St NW Stanwood, WA
Contact information: lei@autismwomensnetwork or (text only please) 425-791-0869
We will feature a screening of the award winning film “Vectors of Autism: a documentary about Laura Nagle” and a presentation by Autistic teen, Harrison, entitled “Dear Teacher: Building Social Understanding and Supporting Self-Advocacy for Students on the Autism Spectrum”
We will follow up with a discussion featuring Leah Kelley, M.Ed., a special Education teacher, parent and author of the popular autism blog 30 Days of Autism: Leah Kelley
and Lei Wiley-Mydske, Community Outreach Coordinator at Autism Women’s Network, and Director/Founder of The Ed Wiley Autism Acceptance Lending Library, who is both Autistic herself and the parent of an Autistic child.
Information & Resources will be available to learn more about Autism Acceptance Month, Autistic Pride, Autistic Culture, and Supporting Autistic people in respectful & meaningful ways.
Coffee & Refreshments
A Sensory/Autism Friendly Event, please remember to be fragrance free, and no flash photography! Thank you!
Bellevue Spectrum Navigators 4th Annual Autism Acceptance Video Game Tournament
We are holding our 4th Annual Autism Acceptance Video Game Tournament at Bellevue College to support our Autism Spectrum Navigators program on Friday, April 24 from 4-8 p.m. It is an all ages tournament, and there will also be a Kids’ Game Room provided by the Microsoft Xbox Development Team. The campus and community are invited.
Autism’s Own Conference.
This event takes place April 2, 2015 in room 105 of the Harry Hickman building at the University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C., Canada. A reception with refreshments begins at 6:20 p.m. and the main event is at 7 p.m. The event features performers, musicians, artists and writers who are on the autism spectrum. The event is planned and organized exclusively by autistic people
ASAN South Bay Stimming Pot Luck
Saturday April 25, 2015
Autism Society GLB/SGV Social Development and Empowerment Center
8635 Greenleaf Ave Unit B Whittier CA
A social gathering and Stim Toy & Food Potluck!
Posted on March 31, 2015, in Parenting Autistic Children with Love and Acceptance. Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.