Two Local Benefits for Children with Autism

Proceeds from both events go to Fight Autism Now Supporters (FANS).  FANS is dedicated to providing structured social skills and therapeutic programs in a supportive and  nurturing environment for children on the autism spectrum. http://www.fightautismnowsupporters.org/aboutus.html ART FOR AUTISM SHOW & BENEFIT @ St. Peter’s Nursery School Tuesday, April 12th 6:00-8:00pm Raffles for Phillies tickets, Restaurant Certificates and […]

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Creative Dramatics for Children with Autism and Aspergers

O’Doodles Toystore   WINTER SESSION 2011 Six Saturdays, January 22 to February 26 2:00 – 4:00 PM The fee for the six week series is $195 The Family Stages Creative Dramatics Program is designed to improve skills for processing language and emotions. Music and movement games help develop physical coordination and response to auditory stimulation. Acting out […]

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Fall Opportunity for Children with Autism

WEEKLY SOCIAL SKILLS GROUP FOR CHILDREN ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM: Building on the success of the camp (photo above) earlier this summer, the FANS social skills group uses fun and exciting topics to motivate children to increase their social skills and ultimately increase self-esteem by applying the following skills in the natural environment: Eye contact Spatial Awareness […]

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Camps for Children with Autism/Special Needs: Lose the Training Wheels!

Two exciting local camp opportunities for children with special needs.  FANS camp for children on the autism spectrum runs in Lafyette Hill from August 9-12, and “Lose the Training Wheels!” runs the same week at St. Joe’s University.   FANS (Fight Autism Now) Camp: August 9th-12th, 9:00am-12:00pm @ St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Lafayette Hill. A new theme […]

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Targeted Summer Opportunities for: Teachers, Military, Autism & Bank of America Customers

The Autism Society of America and AMC Theaters is hosting “sensory friendly” films again this summer.  These film showings are designed to be a less overwhelming and hopefully more enjoyable experience for children with autism.  The lights will remain on low, no previews are shown, and the sound is turned down.  Families are also allowed […]

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