What we’re about
Autism Society San Diego is a non-profit organization that originated in 1966 as the National Society of Autistic Children. It served to unite and inform parents on new revelations concerning intervention therapy. Today, the organization serves as the voice and resource of the local autism community. Members include parents, relatives, friends, advocates, medical professionals and educators throughout San Diego County and beyond. Our Board of Directors composed primarily of parents, autistic individuals, and experts in the field of autism serve the chapter on a volunteer basis. As an affiliate of the national organization, the Autism Society of America, we share in their mission of improving the lives of all affected by autism by promoting meaningful participation and self-determination for individuals with autism and their families. Our programs and outreach include: Six Support Groups per Month, Monthly Pool Parties and Monthly Family Gymnastics Events, Two Summer Camps: CAMP I CAN and Surf Camp, Pool PALS Aquatic Programs, Support and Referrals Through Social Media, Email and By Phone, Adult Social Recreation Programs, Family Camps, and More. Meetup members must be at least 18 years old. Any children present at a an event on Meetup must be supervised by a parent or guardian.
For more information about our programs please see our website: www.autismsocietysandiego.org
Upcoming events (4+)See all
- Virtual Happy Hour on Zoom!Link visible for attendees
We invite you to grab a drink and get comfortable as we walk the journey loving someone who is differently able. As we talk about services, supports, accommodations, behavior and down right horrible days we make sure you know that you are not alone. Please, join Autism Society San Diego and know you have support at the click of a mouse! Cheers.
To obtain the password to this group, please email: Kasey@autismsocietysandiego.org
- HOLIDAY FAMILY POOL & PIZZA PARTY!!!!Aqua Pros Swim School, San Diego, CA
We invite you to join us at our Holiday Pool Party and meet Santa! We invite participants to bring cookies to share this month. Goodie bags will be provided and we will also have raffle prizes holiday music and more! We hope you can attend!
Here are a few reminders about the pool parties:
Bring the entire family to enjoy a swim in an indoor, heated pool with free pizza and drinks. Lifeguards are provided. For safety purposes, no flotation devices or "floaties" are permitted. A responsible adult must be in the water with participants who do not know how to swim.
A special thank you to Aqua Pros for making this event possible. RSVPs are greatly appreciated! Contact email@example.com or 858-715-0678 if you have any questions.
There is extra parking in the lot behind the Boys and Girls Club.
Seating is tight, so you may want to bring a lawn chair to sit in.
** Admission is free but a $5 donation is suggested per family to help cover the cost of the food and venue
** If you have specific dietary restrictions, feel free to bring your own food
** For the safety of your children and to respect the operation of the swimming pool, we ask that you do not enter the pool area until 2:00 pm
- Adult Information and Support MeetingLink visible for attendees
Adult Information and Support offers support for parents and caretakers of adults with autism, but is open to all. Please join us online for information on a variety of topics relating to the adult autism population.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for zoom link and password.
- AWARE Autistic Adult Holiday Dance PartyNeeds location
JOIN US FOR OUR AWARE (Adults With Autism Recreation Experience) HOLIDAY DANCE PARTY!
The Autism Society San Diego is excited to announce monthly dance parties for ASD adults 18 and older. Come join your friends for fun dancing, pizza, beverages and DJ music.
WHEN: Sunday, December 18th, 2pm-4pm
COST: $5 per participant; Parent caregiver – no charge
We hope to see you there!
Please note the location:
Dance Headquarters 5035 Shawline Street San Diego, CA 92111 https://dancehqsd.com/
This is an exciting dance venue with lights, mirrors and a great dance floor. There is plenty of free parking around the building. You may park in the front and in the back of the building. All attendees MUST enter through the front door. No access to event in the back.
View this video from our June dance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Jy2Nxc6xtY
REMINDER: A responsible parent or caretaker is required to remain on the premises for attendees needing support. There will be an opportunity for networking and socializing. This is for ASD individuals 18 and older.
PURCHASE TICKETS here: https://autismsocietysandiego.networkforgood.com/events/59040-aware-autistic-adult-holiday-dance-party