• Family Gymnastics Night

    Magdalena Ecke YMCA Gymnastics Center

    Join other families affected by Autism at a Family Fun Gymnastic Night in North County. The Magdalena Ecke YMCA will provide the gymnasium equipment; together, we will provide the fun! Bring the entire family for an enjoyable, relaxing night of family recreation. *Please remember that there is NO childcare provided at this event. For safety reasons, attendees are expected to be with their children at all times. The YMCA staff will be enforcing this rule. Pizza will be provided for participants - we encourage attendees to bring a side dish or dessert to share. *A $5 minimum donation is recommended per family.

  • Coffee Talk

    Boudin SF

    Sit....Chat....Relax. This is an opportunity to meet up with others facing similar life challenges in a comfortable, relaxing environment. This Meetup is hosted by: Lynn Kirsch, M.A., CCC-SLP - Owner/Clinical Director of Kirsch Therapy, a pediatric speech, occupational and physical therapy clinic that provides services to children with autism and other speech and developmental disorders. She is the parent of two children and has served on the board of directors for the Autism Society San Diego. Michelle Wolfson, LMFT - Parent of three adults (one with Down syndrome and one with autism.) She maintains a professional counseling and special ed advocacy practice in Carlsbad for families of children or adults with special needs. She has served on the Board of Directors for the Autism Society San Diego and as the chair and co-chair of the NCCSE Community Advisory Committee. Hope to see you there!

  • Sensory Friendly Film : THE LEGO MOVIE 2

    AMC Theaters

    AMC & AUTISM SOCIETY PRESENT SENSORY FRIENDLY FILMS Please come out and bring the whole family. You will sit and relax with your children knowing that everyone can enjoy the movie. PLEASE VERIFY MOVIE START TIMES WITH THE THEATRES OR VIA FANDANGO AS THEY HAVE BEEN CHANGING THEM WITHOUT NOTICE. PLEASE CONTACT AMC DIRECTLY TO VERIFY SHOWING BEFORE ATTENDING AS THESE EVENTS ARE SUBJECT TO CANCELLATION BY AMC WITHOUT NOTICE. PLEASE CONTACT AMC DIRECTLY TO VERIFY SHOWING BEFORE ATTENDING AS THESE EVENTS ARE SUBJECT TO CANCELLATION BY AMC WITHOUT NOTICE. Link to AMC Palm Promenade: https://www.amctheatres.com/movie-theatres/san-diego/amc-palm-promenade-24 Phone Number for AMC Palm Promenade:(619)[masked] Link to AMC Mission Valley: https://www.amctheatres.com/movie-theatres/san-diego/amc-mission-valley-20 Phone Number for AMC Mission Valley: (619)[masked] Link to AMC Poway 10: https://www.amctheatres.com/movie-theatres/san-diego/amc-poway-10 Phone Number for AMC Poway 10: (619)[masked]

  • Sensory Friendly Film : FIGHTING WITH MY FAMILY

    AMC Theaters

    AMC & AUTISM SOCIETY PRESENT SENSORY FRIENDLY FILMS Sensory Friendly Films are now offered two Tuesday evenings a month! At this viewing, theaters are fully lit and patrons can move freely up and down the aisles. PLEASE VERIFY MOVIE START TIMES WITH THE THEATRES OR VIA FANDANGO AS THEY HAVE BEEN CHANGING THEM WITHOUT NOTICE. AMC POWAY 10 is now showing Sensory Friendly Films!! PLEASE CONTACT AMC DIRECTLY TO VERIFY SHOWING BEFORE ATTENDING AS THESE EVENTS ARE SUBJECT TO CANCELLATION BY AMC WITHOUT NOTICE. Link to AMC Palm Promenade: https://www.amctheatres.com/movie-theatres/san-diego/amc-palm-promenade-24 Phone Number for AMC Palm Promenade:(619)[masked] Link to AMC Mission Valley: https://www.amctheatres.com/movie-theatres/san-diego/amc-mission-valley-20 Phone Number for AMC Mission Valley: (619)[masked] Link to AMC Poway 10: https://www.amctheatres.com/movie-theatres/san-diego/amc-poway-10 Phone Number for AMC Poway 10: (619)[masked]

  • Autism Adult Social Group

    United Way Building

    Join us for our Autistic Adult Social Support Group! This group is a place for autistic adults to come together for support and understanding. Make new friends, share questions and concerns, and get support from your peers, in a non judgmental and accepting atmosphere. This group is a open to all adults with autism as well as any support people that you require to participate successfully. We look forward to seeing you!

  • Autism-Friendly Sensory Playtime with La Mesa Library

    La Mesa Branch Library

    The La Mesa Library is proud to present an Autism-Friendly playtime event every first Sunday of the month. The library staff provide a friendly, judgement-free experience in their lovely space with a variety of sensory and educational activities. All families are welcome to enjoy and explore the library an hour before it opens to the public every month - we hope you can join us! *Please note this is a family event best suited for children ages 3-10. Individuals without children will not be granted entry until the library opens for its public hours. We appreciate your understanding!

  • North County Autism Support Group

    Kasey Howell’s Home

    PLEASE NOTE OUR NEW CARLSBAD LOCATION! This group is open to all parents, professionals, and members of the community interested in improving the lives of those affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders. The group's demographic includes all ages, home & out of home placements, and all "levels of functioning." There's a wealth of information to be shared by our more "seasoned" families, and it is a welcoming place for those new to the Autism diagnosis. For more information, please contact one of the North County Organizers.

  • Central San Diego Family Pool and Pizza Party

    Aqua Pros Swim School/Boys and Girls Club

    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 special thank you to Aqua Pros for making this event possible. RSVPs are greatly appreciated! Contact [masked] (http://us.mc817.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=info@sd-autism.org) or[masked]. ** Admission is free but a $5 donation is suggested per family to help cover the cost of the food and venue ** Unfortunately, we will no longer be serving GFCF pizza. If you have specific dietary restrictions, feel free to bring your own food ** For the safety of your children, we ask that you do not enter the pool area until 6:00 pm

  • Grupo de Apoyo en Español en el sur del condado para familias con autismo

    St Rose of Lima Catholic Church

    Somos un grupo de padres y familiares de habla hispana de jovenes con autismo que nos reunimos cada segundo Lunes del mes en la Iglesia St. Rose de Lima en Chula Vista. Por favor vengan a compartir informacion, apoyo y amistad. Lo sentimos, pero no se ofrece cuidado de ninos.

  • East County Autism Support Group

    Excelsior Academy

    PLEASE NOTE OUR NEW LOCATION AT THE EXCELSIOR ACADEMY! Their address is 7200 Parkway Drive in La Mesa! Support, information, resources and referral for families of persons on the autism spectrum. Join us to learn the experiences of others and share your own.