Events

Sibling Support Group

Support Group Meeting.
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Starting in August thru May
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 thru May
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 Spectrum

Support Group Meeting

Starting in September 2016-May 2017
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 2016-May 2017
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.

3rd Annual Racing for Autism Awareness @ Bakersfield Speedway

Saturday, April 29th – Autism Awareness Race Night
Sprint Cars and Stock Cars!
Time: 10:30am-1pm  Location: Bakersfield Speedway 5001 North Chester Avenue Extension, Bakersfield, CA 93308
See, Touch, Sit in and even Sign your very own race car!
2017 Autism Awareness night at the races with Autism Society-Kern Autism Network to raise awareness and donate to Autism Society-Kern Autism Network by hosting a pre-race event allowing children to see, touch, sit in and even put their very own handprints on the cars that will be racing that night!
To register your child with autism to participate click here

10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Bakersfield Speedway
5001 North Chester Avenue Extension
Bakersfield { +- }

Saturday, April 29th – Autism Awareness Race Night
Sprint Cars and Stock Cars!
Time: 10:30am-1pm  Location: Bakersfield Speedway 5001 North Chester Avenue Extension, Bakersfield, CA 93308
See, Touch, Sit in and even Sign your very own race car!
2017 Autism Awareness night at the races with Autism Society-Kern Autism Network to raise awareness and donate to Autism Society-Kern Autism Network by hosting a pre-race event allowing children to see, touch, sit in and even put their very own handprints on the cars that will be racing that night!
To register your child with autism to participate click here

Autism Spectrum Disorders Seminar Series 2016-2017

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 2016-2017 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 2016 with others to follow throughout the school year, see Calendar for future dates. This and future events replace the Annual Autism Awareness Conference!

Our 4th series topic: Emily Rubin, MS, CCC-SLP Director, Educational Outreach Program Marcus Autism Center

Time: 8:30-3 p.m. This is the only FULL DAY SEMINAR due to complete SCERT Model Training

Morning Session: (9:00am – 12:00pm): The SCERTS Model; A framework for navigating evidence-based practices for children with autism

Afternoon Session (1:00pm to 3:00pm): Application of the SCERTS Model across developmental stage

Date: Thursday, May 11, 2017

Location: Canyon Hills Assembly of God Church-Room 205

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

9:00 am - 3:00 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 2016-2017 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 2016 with others to follow throughout the school year, see Calendar for future dates. This and future events replace the Annual Autism Awareness Conference!

Our 4th series topic: Emily Rubin, MS, CCC-SLP Director, Educational Outreach Program Marcus Autism Center

Time: 8:30-3 p.m. This is the only FULL DAY SEMINAR due to complete SCERT Model Training

Morning Session: (9:00am – 12:00pm): The SCERTS Model; A framework for navigating evidence-based practices for children with autism

Afternoon Session (1:00pm to 3:00pm): Application of the SCERTS Model across developmental stage

Date: Thursday, May 11, 2017

Location: Canyon Hills Assembly of God Church-Room 205

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

Family Autism Support Group

Support Group Meeting.
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Starting in August thru May
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 thru May
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.