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  • March 23, 2019–10am  CLICK for tickets
    “Wonder Park” – Sensory-Friendly Movie (Look for the HCAS Table!)
    Columbia AMC Theatres, The Mall in Columbia
  • March 23, 2019– 3:30-5:30pm  
    FREE Yoga for Children & Teens With Autism
    Yoga Center of Columbia, 8950 MD-108, #109, Columbia, MD
  • March 23, 2019– Time TBD  
    Adult Social Group – Captain Marvel Movie.  Email ekmyers@gmail.com
    Yoga Center of Columbia, 8950 MD-108, #109, Columbia, MD
  • March 25, 2019 – 6:30-8:30pm  
    Monday FUN-DAY  – A social group for youth ages 16-23 who need support to participate.  Note that this is a volunteer-run program and we are unable to provide 1:1 support. Participants may attend with a parent or caregiver. For more information or to RSVP, email info@howard-autism.org  HCAS, 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Columbia, MD 21046
  • March 26, 2019–7pm  CLICK for tickets
    “Captain Marvel” – Sensory-Friendly Movie (Look for the HCAS Table!)
    Columbia AMC Theatres, The Mall in Columbia
  • March 27, 2019 – 7:00-8:30pm  
    HCPSS Transition Journey Parent-to-Parent Meeting 
    HCAS, 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Columbia, MD 21046
  • March 28, 2019 – 5:30-7:30pm  
    Dad’s Night Out! – Join us for a night out at Frisco’s, 6695 Dobbin Road, Columbia, MD.  Ask for Roger or the HCAS Dad’s Group.
  • April 1, 2019 – 6:30-8:30pm  
    Monday FUN-DAY  – A social group for youth ages 16-23 who need support to participate.  Note that this is a volunteer-run program and we are unable to provide 1:1 support. Participants may attend with a parent or caregiver. For more information or to RSVP, email info@howard-autism.org
    Community Outing – Location TBA
  • April 2, 2019 — WORLD AUTISM DAY and start of Autism Awareness Month!  Look for special AAM events listed in GREEN! 
  • April 3, 2019– 7:00-9:00pm  
    Monthly Speaker Series:  Monthly Speaker Series:  Your Child’s Been Diagnosed with Autism. Now What?  Our panel of parents who have children ranging in age from elementary through adult share their experiences from the ASD journey with you — what they wish they’d known or done and their advice for those just beginning the journey.  HCAS, 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Columbia, MD 21046
  • April 6, 2019– 12:40-2:40pm  CLICK to register (limited spots)
    Sky Zone Sensory Friendly Event! for children/teens with autism and their siblings
    7175 Oakland Mills Road, Columbia, MD 
  • April 6, 2019– 3:30-5:30pm  
    FREE Yoga for Children & Teens With Autism
    Yoga Center of Columbia, 8950 MD-108, #109, Columbia, MD
  • April 6, 2019– 5:30-7:30pm  
    Adult Social Group – Game Night & Potluck Dinner!  Please bring a game and dish to share. RSVP to judye1952@hotmail.com.
    HCAS, 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Columbia, MD 21046
  • April 7, 2019– 1:00-3:00pm  
    Autism Awareness Event at the NEW Verbal Beginnings – Bring the family for a fun afternoon at Verbal Beginnings new location!
    7090 Samuel Morse Drive, Suite 100 Columbia, MD 21046
  • April 8, 2019 – 6:30-8:30pm  
    Monday FUN-DAY  – A social group for youth ages 16-23 who need support to participate.  Note that this is a volunteer-run program and we are unable to provide 1:1 support. Participants may attend with a parent or caregiver. For more information or to RSVP, email info@howard-autism.org     HCAS, 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Columbia, MD 21046
  • April 8, 2019– 11:00am – 10:00pm – CLICK for flyer
    Ales for Autism!   A fundraiser benefiting HCAS and Linwood Center at Food Plenty.  Rember to show the flyer (paper copy, on your phone, or ask for one at Manor Hill) and 15% of your purchase will benefit our organizations.  Join us during the day, for Happy Hour from 3-6pm and a special trivia contest from 6-7:30pm.  12250 Clarksville Pike, Clarksville, MD
  • April 9, 2019 – 7:00-8:30pm  
    General Support Group – An open discussion support group for families
    HCAS, 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Columbia, MD 21046
  • April 10, 2019– 4:30-6:30pm  (Pay at LAUNCH)
    LAUNCH Columbia – Celebrating National Sibling Day with discounts for children/teens with autism and other disabilities AND their siblings!  9315 Snowden River Pkwy., Columbia, MD 21046.  
  • April 10, 2019– 7:00-8:30pm  CLICK for flyer
    FAMILIAS QUE HABLAN ESPAÑOL Y QUE TIENEN HIJOS CON AUTISMO,   RSVP o para más información:   Marianela Estrada emailnella22@gmail.com; 973-223-1024                                          Meeting for Spanish-speaking parents of children with autism.  Co-sponsored by HCPSS.  Interpreters and childcare provided.  RSVP or for more information:  Marianela Estrada at above email and phone number.  HCAS, 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Columbia, MD 21046
  • April 11, 2019 – 7:30-9:00pm (Room 143)
    Asperger’s Family Support Group
    HCAS, 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Columbia, MD 21046
  • April 13, 2019 – 1:30-2:30pm CLICK for Flyer
    A Day of Reading! Join our middle school volunteers for an afternoon of reading — volunteers will read with children with autism and other disabilities ages 3-9.  Siblings welcome!   Miller Library, 9421 Frederick Rd, Ellicott City, MD
  • April 14, 2019 – 9:00-10:30am
    Sensory Friendly EASTER BUNNY!  Join HCAS and The Mall In Columbia for a sensory friendly visit with the Easter Bunny.  We’ll be there before the mall opens so you won’t have to wait in line, the escalator and music will be turned off, and we’ll have fun activities while you wait. No pre-registration.  Just check in with our volunteers when you arrive.  The Mall In Columbia, Columbia, MD (Lower Level – Near Lord & Taylor)
  • April 22, 2019 – 6:30-8:30pm  
    Monday FUN-DAY  – A social group for youth ages 16-23 who need support to participate.  Note that this is a volunteer-run program and we are unable to provide 1:1 support. Participants may attend with a parent or caregiver. For more information or to RSVP, email info@howard-autism.org    Community Outing – Location TBA
  • April 27, 2019– 3:30-5:30pm  
    FREE Yoga for Children & Teens With Autism
    Yoga Center of Columbia, 8950 MD-108, #109, Columbia, MD
  • April 27, 2019– 7:00pm  CLICK FOR TICKETS
    14th Annual Pieces of the Puzzle Gala — GROOVY 70’s Gala! 
    Turf Valley Resort, 2700 Turf Valley Road, Ellicott City, MD
  • April 24, 2019 – 7:00-8:30pm  
    HCPSS Transition Journey Parent-to-Parent Meeting 
    HCAS, 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Columbia, MD 21046
  • April 29, 2019 – 6:30-8:30pm  
    Monday FUN-DAY  – A social group for ages 16-23 who need support to participate.  Note that this is a volunteer-run program and we are unable to provide 1:1 support. Participants may attend with a parent or caregiver. For more information or to RSVP, email info@howard-autism.org
    Community Outing – Location TBA
  • May 4, 2019 – 10:00am – 2:30pm (Details coming soon!)
    Fabulous Futures for Youth – A workshop sponsored by the Howard County Transition Outreach Partnerships
    Root Studio, 9140 Guilford Rd, Ste. D, Columbia, MD
  • May 6, 2019 – 6:30-8:30pm  
    Monday FUN-DAY (Final Spring Session!) – A social group for ages 16-23 who need support to participate.  Note that this is a volunteer-run program and we are unable to provide 1:1 support. Participants may attend with a parent or caregiver. For more information or to RSVP, email info@howard-autism.org
    HCAS, 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Columbia, MD
  • May 7, 2019 – 7:00-8:30pm  
    General Support Group – An open discussion support group for families
    HCAS, 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Columbia, MD
  • May 9, 2019 – 7:30-9:00pm (Room 143)
    Asperger’s Family Support Group
    HCAS, 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Columbia, MD
  • May 11, 2019– 3:30-5:30pm  
    FREE Yoga for Children & Teens With Autism
    Yoga Center of Columbia, 8950 MD-108, #109, Columbia, MD
  • May 15, 2019– 7:00-9:00pm  
    Monthly Speaker Series:  Care for the Caregiver:  How to Nurture Yourself AND Your Child.  In this presentation by Parents Place of Maryland, learn how to care for yourself, no matter how old your child or where you are in the ASD journey.
    HCAS, 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Columbia, MD 21046
  • May 18, 2019 – 8:30am – 1:00pm (Details coming soon!)
    Employment is for Everyone! – A workshop sponsored by the Howard County Transition Outreach Partnerships
    Columbia Workforce Center, 7161 Columbia Gateway Drive, Columbia, MD
  • May 20, 2019– Noon – 1:30pm  (CLICK to register)
    Brown Bag Workshop Series:  Understanding Your Child’s Challenging Behavior. Speaker: Brittney Spiker, M.A., BCBA from Continuum Behavioral Health Offered in partnership with Pathfinders for Autism. Free but registration required at www.pathfindersforautism.org.  HCAS, 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Columbia, MD 21046
  • May 25, 2019– 3:30-5:30pm  
    FREE Yoga for Children & Teens With Autism
    Yoga Center of Columbia, 8950 MD-108, #109, Columbia, MD
  • May 29, 2019 – 7:00-8:30pm  
    HCPSS Transition Journey Parent-to-Parent Meeting 
    HCAS, 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Columbia, MD 21046
  • June 1, 2019– 3:30-5:30pm  
    FREE Yoga for Children & Teens With Autism
    Yoga Center of Columbia, 8950 MD-108, #109, Columbia, MD
  • June 4, 2019– 7:00-9:00pm  
    Monthly Speaker Series:  Cannabis and Autism with Speakers:  Dr. Leslie Apgar, Greenhouse Wellness and Dr. Lynn Shumake, Vitascript, Compounding Pharmacist.
    HCAS, 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Columbia, MD 21046
  • June 6, 2019 – 7:30-9:00pm (Room 143)
    Asperger’s Family Support Group
    HCAS, 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Columbia, MD
  • June 9, 2019 – HCA Annual Picnic (Details coming soon!)
  • June 11, 2019 – 7:00-8:30pm  
    General Support Group – An open discussion support group for families
    HCAS, 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Columbia, MD
  • June 15, 2019– 3:30-5:30pm  
    FREE Yoga for Children & Teens With Autism
    Yoga Center of Columbia, 8950 MD-108, #109, Columbia, MD