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Autism Awareness Month!

Below is a listing of planned activities, events and presentations (as of 3/19/18) during April 2018 – Autism Awareness Month! Throughout this month, HCAS will be out in the community, with presentations, awareness-building events, mini-fundraisers, and trainings.  If you know of a business, civic organization, school or other group who would like to host an event for us or invite one of our speakers to present at a meeting, please contact the HCAS office at 410-290-3466 or email


April 3rd – Presentation on Supported Decision-Making, 7-9pm at HCAS (in partnership with Arc of Howard County and Humanim)

April 8th – Presentation for Oak Ridge Community Church, Noon – 2pm

April 10th – HCAS Volunteer/Social Corps tour of Howard County Police Department, 6:30-8:00pm

April 10th – Veteran Resource Fair @ No. Laurel Community Center from 5:00-8:0pm (Look for the HCAS Table!)

April 11th – Lunch & Learn at Army LabCom in Adelphi, MD

April 11th – Autism Lecture by Dr. Rebecca Landa from KKI (Applied Physics Lab/Parsons) – 1:00pm

April 12th – Asperger’s Family Support Group at HCAS, 7:30-9:00pm

April 13th – Sibling Event at SkyZone.  Details TBA

April 14th – Honestly Autism Day – Baltimore Chesapeake Autism Society, Timonium, MD (Look for the HCAS Table!)

April 14th – Autism Awareness Event for HCAS at Hammond H.S., Columbia, MD

April 14th – Sherlock Gnomes, Sensory Friendly Film at AMC Columbia, MD (Look for the HCAS Table!)

April 16th – April Speaker Series: You’re Child’s Been Diagnosed With Autism.  What’s Next? (with Parent Panel at HCAS, 7pm)

April 17th – Autism 101 presentation at Howard County Library, Miller Branch, 7pm

April 18th – Lunch & Learn at Army LabCom in Aberdeen, MD

April 20th – Ability Awareness Event at Elkridge Landing Middle School

April 20th – HCAS Parent Happy Hour, Details TBA

April 21st – HCAS Volunteer/Social Corps volunteers at Howard Conservancy, 10am-1pm for Tadpole Release & Tree Planting

April 28th – HCAS 25th Anniversary Gala, Turf Valley Resort, 7pm-Midnight

Applied Physics Lab (APL) – Multiple events