EVENTS YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS
APRIL 1 | SIBLING EDUCATION PROGRAM
ASI’s Clinical Department Staff will present the video “Understanding Brothers and Sisters on the Autism Spectrum” by Coulter Video.
The video will be followed by a question/answer period facilitated by our clinical staff, as well as networking opportunities for families. This presentation is designed for siblings ages 7-12 years old. No charge, but registration is required. This will be held at our Resource Center at 97 Main Street in Hamburg from 11am-1pm.
APRIL 1-30 | ART EXHIBIT: NEW WORK
Rust Belt Books, 415 Grant Street, Buffalo
This annual April art exhibit co-curated by our friends at Rust Belt Books, features an eclectic mix of ASI artists’ latest work. This exhibit is free and open to the public.
APRIL 5 | OPENING RECEPTION: THROWBACK
WNED’s Horizons Gallery, 140 Lower Terrace, Buffalo at 12 noon
A selection of brand new work in remembrance of things past: Old Hollywood, classic cars, retro phones and plenty of nostalgic television. Reception with No Words Spoken performance. On view April 3-28.
APRIL 7 | OPENING RECEPTION: AWAKE
Atrium124 Gallery 5:30-7:30 pm featuring classical guitar by David Gorfien
We are thrilled to welcome young writer and artist Kristin Maggio back to the Atrium Gallery for her third solo show. Kristin’s work reaches astonishing new depths of expression in this exploration of dual themes: nature’s springtime awakening, and the magic of life within a nocturnal world, unseen by those asleep. On view by appointment through April 14.
APRIL 19 | AUTISM 101
Presented by Shaun Doyle, Director of Training and Staff Development
In Autism 101 we’ll explore the communication and social needs of people on the Autism Spectrum. This workshop can be applied to a wide range of professionals and/or parents to address the characteristics of Autism and strategies for working with this wonderful population in a multitude of settings.
Featuring Shawn Manvell, M.S. CCC-SLP Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist
Join us Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 8:45 am – 12:45 pm at Classics V Conference and Banquet Center. Shawn Manvell is a licensed speech-language pathologist and iOS app developer who works in five counties surrounding Los Angeles, California. This evidence-based workshop is directed towards professionals and parents who work with and care for toddlers, children and adolescents who demonstrate feeding difficulties. You will learn strategies and hands-on techniques that will reduce mealtime struggles and increase food intake. The presentation will also discuss the prevalence of feeding disorders and factors that contribute to feeding problems, as well as the difference between picky eaters and feeding disorders. Learn how to expand the child’s repertoire of food choices and decrease refusals and other problems to make mealtime a success!
MAY 18 | SOCIAL SKILLS WORKSHOP
Presented by Alanna Lipinski, a postdoctoral psychologist
Join us at 7 pm for this free workshop. Download a flyer here.
This workshop will identify evidence based practices for teaching, generalizing, and maintaining social skills for children with autism spectrum disorder. Parents and professionals will learn how to directly teach skills, reinforce appropriate interaction, and generalize skills to various situations and settings.