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SPARK @ BALBOA PARK

This event is intended for individuals diagnosed with autism and their families.

A morning at San Diego’s historic Carousel filled with fun games and the chance to join SPARK, the largest genetics study on autism. Over 18,000 families have already signed up for the SPARK study to date!

Where: Balboa Park Carousel, 1889 Zoo Place, San Diego, CA 92101
When: Saturday, August 24th, 8:00 am – 11:00 am (Carousel rides end at 10:30am)

The UC San Diego Autism Center of Excellence (ACE) is hosting live-registration events at the Balboa Park Carousel to sign up families who have a child diagnosed with ASD for SPARK. SPARK is committed to transforming our understanding of autism and helping improve the lives of individuals affected by autism and their families. There is no cost to participate. Simply complete a 20-30 minute registration process, provide some saliva, and enjoy FREE carousel rides along with other fun activities at the event!

Contact us via phone (858-534-6906) or via email (SPARKforAutism@ucsd.edu) to RSVP or learn more about the event.

    La Jolla TOPSoccer Day

    La Jolla TOPSoccer Day is a fun-filled soccer carnival for players with cognitive and/or physical disabilities. Players from all over Southern California are invited to take part in this special day that includes a variety of soccer activities with a big emphasis on fun. Soccer is an excellent medium for exercise, improving coordination and meeting other players who face the same challenges. Most importantly, soccer is a sport that all of the players have the ability to excel at while having fun.

    Players and volunteers will receive a t-shirt, food and drinks, and a special medal for their participation. Volunteers’ community service will be honored too. We hope that you will join us for this special event.

    RSVP at http://cysa.affinitysoccer.com/eventmanager/public/event.asp?calid=10722524.

    For more information about La Jolla TOPSoccer Day and La Jolla TOPSoccer, please visit our website at www.lajollasoccer.org/TOPSoccer or contact the Program Director, Joey Yusunas at joeytopsoccer@gmail.com or (858) 869-7895.

      ASD Mornings at The Nat

      This monthly program for children and adults on the autism spectrum offers a quiet and less-crowded environment for them to explore the San Diego Natural History Museum at their own pace. Every second Saturday of the month; museum opens at 9 am. General admission rates apply. San Diego Natural History Museum, Balboa Park. Click here for details.

        ASD Thrive On 2019

        Parents of children of any age with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or similar conditions, join together in a supportive and friendly environment to gain knowledge and build community. Parents leave each session with skills to understand their child’s diagnosis and its effects on their family, build family support, and how to care for themselves and their relationships.

        The ASD Thrive On group is only available to parents who have previously participated in their parent support groups.
        For more information and to register, please contact the Family Wellness Center. RSVP is required.

        Jan. 16, Feb. 20, March 20, April 17, May 15, June 19, July 17, Aug. 15, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 20 & Dec. 18, 6-7:30 pm.

        *$180 fee covers all 12 sessions; drop-in option is available for $20 per session. https://www.centerforchildren.org/family-wellness-center/event-calendar/#event|parent-support-group|389

         

         

         

         

          TERI Players present “Celebrating Who We Are”

          Join TERI for the exciting 10th Anniversary of the TERI Players show! They will be celebrating 10 years of the best performances by TERI Players actors and musicians with special needs.

          Purchase your tickets early at http://www.teriplayers2019.eventbrite.com
          before they sell out!

          • Theatre Address: 402 N. Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA
          • General Admission: $10 child & $20 adult
          • Premier Seats: $20 child & $30 adult
          • VIP $100 (includes pre-show VIP Reception)

            March of Dimes Signature Chefs Gala

            Be part of the March of Dimes Signature Chefs Gala where you can take your palate on an adventure as you savor culinary delights prepared and served by culinary masters from top local restaurants. Also features a live auction where you can bid on one-of-a-kind experience packages. Oct. 6, 4 pm.

            Event benefits March of Dimes’ mission to support the health of all mothers and babies. The Paddock at the Del Mar Racetrack, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd. For more information, visit website. https://signaturechefs.marchofdimes.org

              ASD Mornings at The Nat

              This monthly program for children and adults on the autism spectrum offers a quiet and less-crowded environment for them to explore the San Diego Natural History Museum at their own pace. Every second Saturday of the month; museum opens at 9 am. General admission rates apply. San Diego Natural History Museum, Balboa Park. Click here for details.

                ASD Thrive On 2019

                Parents of children of any age with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or similar conditions, join together in a supportive and friendly environment to gain knowledge and build community. Parents leave each session with skills to understand their child’s diagnosis and its effects on their family, build family support, and how to care for themselves and their relationships.

                The ASD Thrive On group is only available to parents who have previously participated in their parent support groups.
                For more information and to register, please contact the Family Wellness Center. RSVP is required.

                Jan. 16, Feb. 20, March 20, April 17, May 15, June 19, July 17, Aug. 15, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 20 & Dec. 18, 6-7:30 pm.

                *$180 fee covers all 12 sessions; drop-in option is available for $20 per session. https://www.centerforchildren.org/family-wellness-center/event-calendar/#event|parent-support-group|389

                 

                 

                 

                 

                  ASD Mornings at The Nat

                  This monthly program for children and adults on the autism spectrum offers a quiet and less-crowded environment for them to explore the San Diego Natural History Museum at their own pace. Every second Saturday of the month; museum opens at 9 am. General admission rates apply. San Diego Natural History Museum, Balboa Park. Click here for details.

                    ASD Thrive On 2019

                    Parents of children of any age with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or similar conditions, join together in a supportive and friendly environment to gain knowledge and build community. Parents leave each session with skills to understand their child’s diagnosis and its effects on their family, build family support, and how to care for themselves and their relationships.

                    The ASD Thrive On group is only available to parents who have previously participated in their parent support groups.
                    For more information and to register, please contact the Family Wellness Center. RSVP is required.

                    Jan. 16, Feb. 20, March 20, April 17, May 15, June 19, July 17, Aug. 15, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 20 & Dec. 18, 6-7:30 pm.

                    *$180 fee covers all 12 sessions; drop-in option is available for $20 per session. https://www.centerforchildren.org/family-wellness-center/event-calendar/#event|parent-support-group|389

                     

                     

                     

                     

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