Events

Family Autism Support Group

Support Group Meeting.
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Starting in August 2017 thru May 2018
Canyon Hills Assembly of God Church-Room 205
7001 Auburn Street
Bakersfield, CA, 93306
This support group is intended for parents, friends, professionals or other caretakers. No students, please. The focus of this group is to offer support for those dealing with individuals who have a diagnosis on the Autism Spectrum including High Functioning Autism or Asperger Syndrome. NOTE: Childcare is available, but please RSVP, to ensure we have adequate childcare coverage 661.489.3335. See calendar for dates.

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Canyon Hills Assembly of God Church
7001 Auburn Street
Bakersfield { +- }

Support Group Meeting.
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Starting in August 2017 thru May 2018
Canyon Hills Assembly of God Church-Room 205
7001 Auburn Street
Bakersfield, CA, 93306
This support group is intended for parents, friends, professionals or other caretakers. No students, please. The focus of this group is to offer support for those dealing with individuals who have a diagnosis on the Autism Spectrum including High Functioning Autism or Asperger Syndrome. NOTE: Childcare is available, but please RSVP, to ensure we have adequate childcare coverage 661.489.3335. See calendar for dates.

Sibling Support Group

Support Group Meeting.
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Starting in August 2017 thru May 2018
Canyon Hills Assembly of God Church
7001 Auburn Street
Bakersfield, CA, 93306
A support group for the siblings who have an autistic brother or sister. This support group is to help the sibling better understand the challenges of growing up with a sibling that has autism and obtain friendships with others going through the same. Activities, videos and discussions will be presented. Ages 6 and up. See calendar for dates.

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Canyon Hills Assembly of God Church
7001 Auburn Street
Bakersfield { +- }

Support Group Meeting.
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Starting in August 2017 thru May 2018
Canyon Hills Assembly of God Church
7001 Auburn Street
Bakersfield, CA, 93306
A support group for the siblings who have an autistic brother or sister. This support group is to help the sibling better understand the challenges of growing up with a sibling that has autism and obtain friendships with others going through the same. Activities, videos and discussions will be presented. Ages 6 and up. See calendar for dates.

Adults on the Autism Spectrum Support Group

Support Group Meeting

Starting in September 2017-May 2018
Location of meetings: Vary due to outings scheduled
Location of community activities vary please call for updates 661-489-3335.
A support group with a social meeting focus on helping those on the spectrum, 18 and older, to come together with others diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders. An ability to share similar interests, interact and support one another with friendship. Occasional outings are planned out in the community on a monthly basis. See calendar for meeting dates which are once a month on a Saturday. This group is for males and females.

All Day

Support Group Meeting

Starting in September 2017-May 2018
Location of meetings: Vary due to outings scheduled
Location of community activities vary please call for updates 661-489-3335.
A support group with a social meeting focus on helping those on the spectrum, 18 and older, to come together with others diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders. An ability to share similar interests, interact and support one another with friendship. Occasional outings are planned out in the community on a monthly basis. See calendar for meeting dates which are once a month on a Saturday. This group is for males and females.

LEGO Workshops

These thematic LEGO events address fine motor and social skills in a natural environment.  A peer mentor volunteer is paired with each child registered to work on LEGO’s and interact through the event.  LEGO® Workshop for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders { REGISTER } 

10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Canyon Hills Assembly of God Church
7001 Auburn Street
Bakersfield { +- }

These thematic LEGO events address fine motor and social skills in a natural environment.  A peer mentor volunteer is paired with each child registered to work on LEGO’s and interact through the event.  LEGO® Workshop for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders { REGISTER } 

Autism Spectrum Disorders Seminar Series 2017-2018

SAVE THE DATES:
Join Kern Autism Network-Autism Society Affiliate in our newest approach at providing up to date information to families, educators, therapist, SLP, MFT, LSW, doctors and community at large. These series of seminars will occur throughout the 2017-2018 school year with speakers in the field of autism expertise, with topics meant to address the entire autism spectrum as defined by the DSM-5. The 1st Series starts in the Fall 2017 with others to follow throughout the school year, see Calendar for future dates. This and future events replace the Annual Autism Awareness Conference!

Our 1st series topic: “The Benefits of Pro-biotics for Autism” presented by guest speaker Emily Luxford-RD Samsun Clinic-Santa Barbara

Time: 8:30-12 p.m. 

Date: Monday, October 23rd  

Location: Canyon Hills Assembly of God Church

 

-Our 2nd series topic: “Hidden Autism: Women & Girls on the Autism Spectrum” presented by guest speaker Carly Fulham-Autistic Adult

Time: 8:30-12 p.m. 

Date: Thursday, December 7th

Location: Canyon Hills Assembly of God Church

 

-Our 3rd series topic: “Adult Transitions-Puberty, Relationships, Bullying, College & More” presented by guest speaker Alex Plank-Autistic Adult, Creator of Wrong Planet & Consultant on FX’s “The Bridge”

Time: 8:30-12 p.m. 

Date: Saturday, March 17, 2018

Location: Canyon Hills Assembly of God Church

 

-Our 4th series topic: “Speech & Autism” presented by guest speaker Emily Rubin, MS, CCCSLP Director, Educational Outreach Program @ Marcus Autism Center

Time: 8:00-3 p.m. this is a full day seminar due to extensive material covered

Date: Tuesday, May 8th

Location: Canyon Hills Assembly of God Church

*****REGISTER FOR SEMIMARS: click here.*****

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Canyon Hills Assembly of God Church-Room 205
7001 Auburn St
Bakersfield { +- }

SAVE THE DATES:
Join Kern Autism Network-Autism Society Affiliate in our newest approach at providing up to date information to families, educators, therapist, SLP, MFT, LSW, doctors and community at large. These series of seminars will occur throughout the 2017-2018 school year with speakers in the field of autism expertise, with topics meant to address the entire autism spectrum as defined by the DSM-5. The 1st Series starts in the Fall 2017 with others to follow throughout the school year, see Calendar for future dates. This and future events replace the Annual Autism Awareness Conference!

Our 1st series topic: “The Benefits of Pro-biotics for Autism” presented by guest speaker Emily Luxford-RD Samsun Clinic-Santa Barbara

Time: 8:30-12 p.m. 

Date: Monday, October 23rd  

Location: Canyon Hills Assembly of God Church

 

-Our 2nd series topic: “Hidden Autism: Women & Girls on the Autism Spectrum” presented by guest speaker Carly Fulham-Autistic Adult

Time: 8:30-12 p.m. 

Date: Thursday, December 7th

Location: Canyon Hills Assembly of God Church

 

-Our 3rd series topic: “Adult Transitions-Puberty, Relationships, Bullying, College & More” presented by guest speaker Alex Plank-Autistic Adult, Creator of Wrong Planet & Consultant on FX’s “The Bridge”

Time: 8:30-12 p.m. 

Date: Saturday, March 17, 2018

Location: Canyon Hills Assembly of God Church

 

-Our 4th series topic: “Speech & Autism” presented by guest speaker Emily Rubin, MS, CCCSLP Director, Educational Outreach Program @ Marcus Autism Center

Time: 8:00-3 p.m. this is a full day seminar due to extensive material covered

Date: Tuesday, May 8th

Location: Canyon Hills Assembly of God Church

*****REGISTER FOR SEMIMARS: click here.*****

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