February 1, 2022

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MEET LEGO CLUB LEADER, NAILAH PARISH


Nailah is a senior Integrated Language Arts major at Kent State University. She loves books, movies, and singing! Although the LEGO Club is officially FULL for this session, you can join a waiting list for the next session, HERE

ASGA PROGRAMS



 INCLUSIVE VIRTUAL STORYTIME

February 21 to April 18 |1st and 3rd Mondays
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm | Free on Zoom

Join Jane Fitz, ASGA Program Coordinator, for an interactive virtual storytime. SEE DETAILS & REGISTER HERE
 


tweens smallBEGINNERS COOKING CLUB FOR AGES 14-22

Thursdays | Feb 24 to Mar 31 | 6:30 - 7:30 PM
Zoom | Deadline to register February 18

Participants will learn basic recipes at a beginner's skill level and kitchen safety. SEE DETAILS & PURCHASE HERE


tweens smallFAMILY GAME NIGHTS

February 25 to April 22 | 2nd and 4th Fridays
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Free on Zoom

Join ASGA Program Coordinator, Jane Fitz, for a fun game of Trivia or BINGO and connecting with other families!  SEE DETAILS & REGISTER HERE
 


SWIMMING WITH AUTISM AGES 6+tweens small
Mondays & Wednesdays | Mar 21 to May 18 $400 | 
Deadline to register March 14

ASGA, in partnership with the Kohl Family YMCA, is proud to offer a 9-week water safety program for individuals with Autism or other Developmental Disability. SEE DETAILS & PURCHASE HERE

SOCIAL CLUBS & SUPPORT GROUPS
ONLINE SOCIAL CLUBS FOR TEENS & ADULTS 

Teens (Age 13-17) meets Tues, Feb 8 from 7-8 PM REGISTER HERE

Adults (Age 18+) meets Wed, Feb 2 from 7-8 PM REGISTER HERE


COFFEE, TEA & AUTISM SUPPORT GROUPS 

Informal support groups providing time for discussion and information sharing among anyone impacted by autism.

SUMMIT COUNTY CTA: In-Person at Stow Panera LEARN MOREPORTAGE COUNTY CTA: In-Person at Reed Memorial Library LEARN MOREJoin the online Facebook Coffee, Tea & Autism Group HERE!

ASGA NEWS

Sarah Bloomhuff 2020MEET LAURA MARKLEYNEW ASGA BOARD MEMBER

Dr. Laura Markley is the Medical Director, Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry; Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist; General Pediatrician at the Akron Children’s Hospital. 

Welcome to our team, Dr. Markley! Check out the rest of our board HERE

COMMUNITY NEWS


ABA TOWN HALL - Wednesday, February 2, 7-8 PM, Online.

SPECIAL EDUCATION WEBINAR
- Thursday, February 3, 12 PM, Online. 

SPECIAL EDUCATION CLINIC - Monday, February 14, 7 PM, Online.

BEHAVIORAL SUPPORTS CHAT
- Tuesday, February 15, 6 PM, Online. 

 

WAYS TO SUPPORT ASGA


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Need to renew license plates? Support ASGA by purchasing Ohio's Autism Awareness License Plate. $25 of your fee is a donation to the AutismSociety of Ohio, a collaboration of the Ohio affiliates of the Autism Society of America. Visit the Ohio BMV Website HERE.

 

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About the Autism Society of Greater Akron

The Autism Society of Greater Akron's (ASGA) mission is to create connections, empowering everyone in the Autism community with the resources needed to live fully. ASGA serves Summit, Medina, Portage, Wayne, and Stark county communities.

ASGA is also a proud member of the Ohio Family Network (OFN), connecting people with disabilities and their families to local information and resources within their communities. We believe OFN provides opportunities to share ideas, find solutions to common challenges and inspire and strengthen each other.


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