Autism Society Upcoming Events

Stella & Dot – April Autism Awareness Month Fundraiser

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Unity7Jen Millage with Stella & Dot is holding a fundraiser for the Autism Society of South Central Wisconsin throughout the month of April in honor of Autism Awareness Month. 100% of the proceeds from each sale will come back to our organization. To participate, please shop directly through this link: www.stelladot.com/ts/5ro3z

Stella & Dot additionally creates a bracelet specifically for their national partnership with the HollyRod Foundation each April. The Unity Bracelet is the piece that was just released this year for Autism Awareness Month, and is available for $19 via the above link. The purchase of this bracelet supports both organizations.

If you have any questions as you are shopping, or need assistance, please feel free to contact Jen Millage at jen.millage@gmail.com.

A1 Furniture – April Autism Awareness Month Fundraiser
Store Location: 2002 S. Stoughton Road, Madison, WI

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A1 Furniture & Mattress at 2002 S. Stoughton Road, in Madison is supporting our autism community and celebrating National Autism Awareness Month. For the entire month of April, a portion of the profits of all sales will go to the Autism Society of South Central Wisconsin! Visit the A1 Furniture website for product information.

 

 

Autism Society of Wisconsin Annual Conference

ASW-conference-2018Dates: April 19 – 21, 2018 (Thursday – Saturday)
Location: Kalahari Resort Convention Center
Address: 1305 Kalahari Dr, Wisconsin Dells, WI
Registration is open until April 2, 2018
See the full details and Register for Autism Society of WI conference

The Autism Society of Wisconsin’s Annual Conference is a 3 day event where professionals, parents, individuals on the spectrum, family members and advocates gather to learn, share and discuss various topics in the field of autism. Attendees leave the conference with an understanding of strategies, resources and services that serve to improve the lives of individuals on the autism spectrum.

One Walk, Big Strides for Autism

Walk ImageDate: Sunday, April 22, 2018
Time: Registration 10:00-11:00 AM | Walk Begins 11:30 AM
Location: Demetral Park
Address: 601 N 6th Street, Madison WI 53704 | Map to Demetral Park
Cost: Individual $20; Family of 4 $50; Teams $15 per Member
See the full details and Register for One Walk, Big Strides

Join us for our annual walk to raise awareness and support in the Madison community for individuals on the spectrum and their families.

 

Game Night – Screen Free
An AUsome Social Group Event

game-night-11-27-17Date: Monday, April 23, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Location: Madison College Truax Campus
School of Health Education Building – Room 101

Address: 1705 Hoffman St, Madison WI 53704 | Map to Madison College
Ages: For teens and adults on the spectrum
Parking: Gated Visitors Lot or Main Parking Lot (free parking during summer)
Transportation: Several buses stop on campus – see Madison Metro Bus schedule for details.
No RSVP required

Join us for a fun night playing board games, card games and more!

Autism – As We Are: An Evening of
Growth and Challenge

logo_waisman_144Date: Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Location: Waisman Center
Wiley Conference Center – 2nd Floor North Tower (T216)

Address: 1500 Highland Ave, Madison
Free Event – No Registration Needed – Everyone Welcome!

Join us for an evening of discussions with individuals on the autism spectrum as they share their perspectives on a broad range of themes such as rights, dignity, social alienation, and the pursuit of personal goals.

Presentations include:
– College Students on the Spectrum: From the Inside Out by Brett Ranon Nachman
– A Woman’s Perspective from the Autism Spectrum by Sarina Gregoire
– Legal and Community Resources for People on the Autism Spectrum by Tony Marquez-Barrientos
– Autism Spectrum Dignity by Scott Allen
– Video Reflections: by Richard Brissette and Matt Ward

For more information, please contact:
Teresa Palumbo, 608-263-0837 or palumbo@waisman.wisc.edu

Sensory Friendly Museum Time

Madison_Childrens_Museum_LogoDate: Monday, April 30, 2018
Time: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Location: Madison Children’s Museum
Address: 100 N. Hamilton Street, Madison WI 53703| Map to Children’s Museum
Cost: FREE!
Pre-registration is recommended to take advantage of express check-in.

This program aims to bring families together to learn through play in an environment that supports the unique needs of children with ASD and/or sensory challenges. See more details at madisonchildrensmuseum.org.


Autism Society Upcoming Events
Support Group

Support Group ImageDate: Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Autism Society Office – Vantage Place II Building
Address: 437 S. Yellowstone Drive, Madison WI 53719 – 2nd floor conference room | Map to Autism Society office buiding
No RSVP required. Just drop in.

A support group open to individuals on the Autism Spectrum, parents, family members and friends who want to share and learn from each other.

Sunburst Dairy Farm Tour
An AUsome Social Group Event
For Adults and Teens on the Spectrum

Sunburst_DairyDate: Saturday, May 12, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Location: Sunburst Dairy Farm
Address: 1003 County Highway Pb, Belleville WI 53508 | Map to Sunburst Dairy Farm
Please RSVP to Dairy Farm Tour if you wish to attend.

Join us to see cows and learn about where your milk comes from.

 

AUsome Adult Support Group

AUsome Adult Group ImageDate: Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Autism Society Office – Vantage Place II Building
Address: 437 S. Yellowstone Drive, Madison WI 53719 – 2nd floor conference room | Map to Autism Society office building
No RSVP required. Just drop in.

A support group for adults (18 and over) with autism and those who suspect they may have an Autism Spectrum Disorder. The group meets to discuss life issues on the spectrum and support one another in bringing any pertinent topics. This is a peer-led group that uses an open-meeting format.

Mom’s Night Out

MOM'S NIGHT OUTDate: Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Benvenuto’s Italian Grill
Address: 2949 Triverton Pike Dr., Fitchburg WI 53711 | Map to Benvenuto’s
RSVPs requested | RSVP to Mom’s Night

Attend this informal social group for Moms and share your ideas and experiences pertaining to kids, family life or other topics of interest.


Autism Society Upcoming Events

Member Picnic
Picnic ImageDate: Saturday, June 2, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Location: Demetral Park
Address: 601 N 6th St, Madison, WI 53704
RSVPs required for planning purposes | RSVP to Picnic
FREE for members* of the Autism Society of South Central Wisconsin! $10 per family for non-members.

Bring the whole family and join us for fun and games at the Autism Society Annual Member Picnic at Demetral Park! We’ll provide food and beverages. Attendees are invited to bring a favorite dessert to share.