Support Groups & Family Activities

 

Support Groups

Keeping It Together (KIT)

Second Thursday of the month and fourth Monday of the month,  7-9pm

Moms only who are interested in having an evening of simply self care.

For more information contact moc.y1506243299ragla1506243299cmsit1506243299ua@yc1506243299art1506243299

Next meeting: Sept. 14, 25, Oct 12, 23, Nov 9, 27

To register or see the scheduled KIT activities click here:


Father’s Autism Network (FAN)

Second Tuesday of the month, 7-9pm

Fathers who care for children or adults with autism or who are on the autism spectrum themselves.

For more information contact moc.y1506243299ragla1506243299cmsit1506243299ua@no1506243299dnyl1506243299

Next meeting: Sept 12, Oct 10, Nov 14, Dec 12

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Biomedical

Every last Thursday of the month, 7-9pm

Anyone interested in alternative interventions for the treatment of autism. A sample of the past topics discussed in this group are: Gluten free diets, sensory integration therapies and biofeedback among others. This group is mostly presentation based, but we also have months when we hold round table discussions on any topics our participants bring up.

For more information contact moc.y1506243299ragla1506243299cmsit1506243299ua@ai1506243299ram1506243299

Next meeting: Aug. 31, Sept 28, Oct 26, Nov, 30

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Asperger’s Support Network (ASN)

First and third Thursdays of the month, 7-9pm

For adults with Asperger’s syndrome or suspected Asperger’s. Meets twice per month, the 1st and 3rd Thursday evening of the month.

The first meeting is an educational presentation and the second meeting is a round table support group.

For more information or to register contact moc.y1506243299ragla1506243299cmsit1506243299ua@ma1506243299da1506243299

 


Information Drop-In Times

FSCD Drop In

Every Wednesday afternoon, 2-5pm
Select Wednesday Evenings, 7-9pm

To assist families to navigate the Family Support for Children with Disabilities (FSCD) Program.

For more information contact moc.y1506243299ragla1506243299cmsit1506243299ua@no1506243299dnyl1506243299 or moc.y1506243299ragla1506243299cmsit1506243299ua@mi1506243299t1506243299

 

The next afternoon FSCD Drop-Ins: Aug 16, 23, 30, Sept 6, 13, 20, 27

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The next evening FSCD Drop-In: Click on the registration button, below, to see the next session date

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General Drop-In:

Every Thursday afternoon, 1-3pm

General information and Support in a group setting

For more information contact moc.y1506243299ragla1506243299cmsit1506243299ua@ai1506243299ram1506243299

No registration necessary


FAMILY RECREATIONAL GROUPS

For special events (such as our Holiday Party or Summer Party) please visit our Calendar of Events

Pokémon Club

Every first and third Tuesday of the month, 6:30-8:30pm

This is a safe and fun family activity evening centered around the Pokémon Card game (Youth must be accompanied by an adult and adults requiring assistance must be accompanied by a caregiver.) Everyone is encouraged to participate.

For more information contact moc.y1506243299ragla1506243299cmsit1506243299ua@no1506243299dnyl1506243299

Next meetings: Sept 19, Oct 3, 17, Nov 7, 21

 

To register click here:

 

Families CAN

Typically the third Thursday of the month, 12pm-2pm (check this page for dates)

A social time for adults with ASD and PDD funding to come, with their caregiver or aid, and meet other adults. Bring your own brown bag lunch. A new activity is planned for every meeting.

For more information contact moc.y1506243299ragla1506243299cmsit1506243299ua@na1506243299hgem1506243299

Next meeting: September 21, 2017 – MOVIE!

No registration necessary

 

Go-Group:

Every Tuesday afternoon

For youth, 18-35 who have Asperger’s syndrome and are PDD ineligible. This group meets every Tuesday to participate, as a group, in the community at large. To attend as a new member contact moc.y1506243299ragla1506243299cmsit1506243299ua@na1506243299hgem1506243299

 

Free Family Swimming at Vecova Recreation Centre

Every Sunday at 5:30pm

Autism Calgary has a reserved special time for our Autism Calgary members and their family every Sunday at 5:30pm at Vecova’s very warm swimming pool. Please come and join other families for fun at the pool (long weekends excluded). Participants must have an Autism Calgary membership. Please go to Vecova at 3304 33 St NW, Calgary and ask for the Autism Calgary sign-in sheet.

For more information contact moc.y1506243299ragla1506243299cmsit1506243299ua@of1506243299ni1506243299

No prior registration necessary.

Please check our Calendar of Events here to check for cancellations as it can be cancelled last minute.