Archive for the ‘2006-10(October)’ Category

Autism Grass Roots Tour

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

Register at The events are free and open to family members and health professionals seeking autism education.

The Autism Grass Roots Tour is an initiative of the Autism Hope Alliance, a nonprofit foundation working to promote education about autism and provide immediate help for children challenged by autism and other neurological difficulties.

Coco’s meeting on 4th Tuesdays of the month

Friday, January 19th, 2007

The meeting is held at CoCo’s on the 4th Tuesday of each month. The times are 6pm to 9pm and the meetings are open only to members of the groups. Please do not bring food into CoCo’s and you are required to buy a meal or a desert. Dinner is $12 or dessert is $7.

Location: Coco’s at 4514 E Cactus Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85032-7702

— October-How to get more DDD services and make the most of your doctors appointments (Details: Coco’s Meeting tomorrow night at 6:30-9:00. We will be hearing a gymnastics coach talk about gymnastics and our kids. Also, I will talk briefly on how to get the most out of your doctor’s appointments. Mostly this will be an open meeting for parents to talk and share and spend time together. Hope to see you all there. All are welcome! — Cynthia Macluskie)

— November-Janet Chow-Clue breakers (Details: Worried about social skills? Janet Chow will be speaking about social skills and social skills classes. Janet Chow is a psychologist who has been teaching Clue Breakers, a small group class teaching social skills. Come learn and ask questions at Coco’s tomorrow night at 6:30. CoCo’s is off of Tatum and Cactus and we meet in the backroom.  All are welcome and I hope to see you all there! — Cynthia Macluskie)

— December-open for parent discussion

For more details please contact

Dr. Dan Davidson of NAU on Positive Behavior Support, 10/29

Friday, October 20th, 2006

The Arizona Association of Providers for People with Disabilities is hosting an ice cream social and a FREE presentation by Dr. Dan Davidson of NAU on Positive Behavior Support.

Date: Sunday Oct 29, 4:30-6:30

Location: Crown Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort
One San Marcos Plaza
Chandler, AZ

Please RSVP to AAPPD at 480 557 8445 (space is limited to 110).

ASA – Greater Phoenix Chapter meeting Tuesday, 10/17

Tuesday, October 17th, 2006

– 6:30 – 7:15 pm General Support Meeting with light snacks and refreshments. Also new parent session II: “What DDD services are available and how to get them.” Presented by Tracy Stewart, Affinity Family Care.
– 7:30 pm Main Presentation: “How ACCEL Educates Children with Autism” by Mindy Malik, Ph.D.,Director of Training and Program Development. ACCEL has over 200 students, and serves more children with autism than any other school in Arizona.

ACCEL School (look for the LATCH sign outside), 10251 North 35th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85051

The general public is invited to attend. There is no admission charge for the meeting. We are happy to provide free childcare for children with autism and their siblings during our Chapter Meetings. Please R.S.V.P. by calling (480) 940-1093 or via email at if you are bringing your children.

2nd annual Zoowalk for Autism – Phoenix Zoo, Saturday 10/21

Tuesday, October 10th, 2006

Date: Saturday October 21, 2006.

Schedule: 6:30 am Registration, 7:00 am Run begins, 8:00 am Walk begins, 9:00 am End.

Description: Walkers can stay at the zoo the entire day and have a fun time strolling around the zoo with your family and friends, seeing lions, tigers, giraffes, elephants, monkeys, bears, tortoises, and more! The Zoowalk will cover 1.1 miles on an easy paved path, with some shade and places to stop and view the animals. The Zoo run will cover 2.5 loops inside the zoo.

Location: The Phoenix Zoo is located at 455 N. Galvin Parkway in Papago Park in Phoenix. Free parking is available at the Zoo. Due to large turnout, carpooling is advised if possible. Click here for more details!

Autism Activities/Events!

Tuesday, October 10th, 2006

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