Rochester Regional Center for Autism Spectrum Disorder (RRCASD) Local Events University of Rochester Feeding Conference - Pediatric Feeding Disorders: Clinical and Community Collaboration This workshop will present information relating to need for Pediatric expertise in working with this population (including medical, nutritional and swallowing concerns) and ways that clinicians and community therapists can work together to provide comprehensive care to families. A series of presenters and a panel discussion will be offered, as well as lunch and vendors. The workshop is geared towards all professionals working with families, including nurses, pediatricians, speech language pathologists, occupational therapists, social workers, special education teachers and psychologists. Registration for this workshop is required. For more details, information on CEU credits, and registration, please see the “Event Flyer” and “Registration Link” below. Date: Thursday, March 11th, 2016 Time: 8:00am – 4:00pm (Registration begins at 7:30am) Location: RIT Inn and Conference Center, 5257 West Henrietta Road, Henrietta, NY 14467 Cost: Professionals - $100.00 (with CEU credit $125.00) Event Flyer! Registration Link! Oswego Co. Autism Task Force Presents - Brenda Myles: The Hidden Curriculum AND Meltdowns in Individuals with ASD The Oswego County Autism Task Force is excited to be offering another workshop this year! This year, our guest will be Brenda Myles. She will be talking about the Hidden Curriculum and Meltdowns in Individuals with ASD. Brenda Myles Ph.D., is a consultant with the Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence (OCALI) and the Ziggurat Group. She served as the editor of Intervention in School and Clinic, the third largest journal in special education and has been a member of the editorial board of several journals. Brenda has made over 1000 presentations all over the world and written more than 250 articles and books on ASD. Registration for this workshop is required. For more details and registration information, please see below. Date: Friday, March 18, 2016 Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm (Registration begins at 8:30am) Location: Lake Ontario Event & Conference Center, 26 East 1st Street, Oswego, NY 13126 Cost: Individuals w/ ASD, Parents, Students or Family Members - $25, Professionals - $50 Registration/Additional Information: For additional event information and to register, please see the “Event Flyer & Registration Form” below, or email email@example.com. Event Flyer & Registration Form! Managing Autism Together Today (MATT) - 5th Annual Autism Spectrum Connection Fair! Managing Autism Together Today (MATT) is hosting its 5th Annual Autism Spectrum Connection Fair! This is a free community event that will connect parents who have children with Autism Spectrum Disorder with the agencies, businesses, and organizations in the Rochester, New York area that provide autism services, support, and information. Please see below for more event details & registration information. Date: Saturday, April 23rd, 2016 Time: 9:00am – 1:00pm Location: Unity Health System Total Sports Experience, 880 Elmgrove Road, Rochester, NY 14624 Cost: FREE! Registration/Information: To register, please visit the “Annual Events – Autism Connection Fair” page on the MATT website at www.managingautism.org - For general questions, please contact Kevin Schoenl at firstname.lastname@example.org Parent to Parent of NYS - Community Events Announcement Parent to Parent of New York State is an agency that builds a supportive network of families to reduce isolation and empower those who care for people with developmental disabilities or special healthcare needs. They also regularly host a variety of Community Events statewide & for the region. Please check out their website for more information on the latest upcoming events. Parent to Parent of NYS (Finger Lakes Events Page) Parent to Parent of NYS (Statewide Events Page) AutismUp - Community Events Announcement AutismUp is a local autism support agency that regularly hosts a variety of Community Events for the region. Please check out their website for more information on the latest upcoming events. AutismUp Website Webinars for Parents & Family Members through the Advocacy Center The Rochester Advocacy Center is hosting a series of parent and family webinars. Call (585) 546-1700 for more information MATT Family Fun Nights Managing Autism Together Today (MATT) is hosting a series of family fun nights for families with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), their siblings, friends, & supporters ages 0 to 10 years old. This facility is set up for physical recreation and has several food options. 2nd Wednesday Monthly, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. 3300 Monroe Avenue #200, Rochester, NY 14618, 585-267-7777 Please RSVP via email@example.com or on MATT's website MATT Groups for Parents Managing Autism Together Today (MATT) is hosting a series of informal social events for parents of children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. The focus is to meet other local parents that share the same experience of navigating life with a child that has been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Parents/guardians with children of all ages, from toddlers to teens and beyond are welcome to attend. Dad's Night Out 3rd Thursday Monthly, 7 p.m. 1256 Mount Hope Ave., Rochester NY 14620 For more information or to RSVP go to MATT’s website Mom's Night Out: 4th Wednesday Monthly, 6 p.m. 1256 Mount Hope Ave., Rochester NY 14620 For more information or to RSVP go to MATT’s website The RRCASD is made possible by a grant from the NYS Education Department and is locally sponsored by the University of Rochester’s Golisano Children’s Hospital at Strong, Strong Center for Developmental Disabilities. * The University of Rochester provides the information on this web site as a community service. It does not endorse or sponsor the events or organizations referred to on this site.