Events

Some upcoming events that you might be interested in. Please note these events are being held by other organizations please contact them directly to register and with any questions.

  • MDTAP AT Library Tours

Would you like to see some of the newest AT on the market?
Would you like to talk with an assistive technology specialist to learn more?
Schedule a customized tour of the AT library to learn about how AT can best help you, your friends, your family or your clients!

To schedule a tour, contact Denise Schuler at dschuler@mdtap.org or 410-554-9232

  • Sensory Friendly Films at AMC
AMC is proud to partner with the Autism Society to offer unique movie showings where we turn the lights up, and turn the sound down, so you can get up, dance, walk, shout or sing! Our Sensory Friendly Film program is available on the second and fourth Saturday (family-friendly) and Tuesday evenings (mature audiences) of every month. Please check your local theatre listings for specific showtimes.  Please check times on the AMC website.  
  • Imagination Stage
Offers sensory friendly performances of children’s classic Tickets are 100% refundable up until the show begins.

http://imaginationstage.org/shows-tickets/accessibility/
http://patrons.imaginationstage.org/single/PSDetail.aspx…

  •  Free Yoga for Children and Teens with Autism 
Saturdays 3.30 pm – 4.30 pm, August 25, September 8 & 22
The Yoga Center of Columbia
8950 MD-108 # 109
Columbia, MD. 21045

These classes are a wonderful way to help reduce anxiety and challenging tactile sensitivity issues. Parents are encouraged to participate as well. No need to register, just mark your calendar and join HCAS at the Yoga Center. For more information, email info@howard-autism.org or call
410-290-3466

  • Closing the Gap 2018 36th Annual Conference 

Pre-Conference workshops September 24-25
Conference September 26-28

New Location Mystic Lake Center and Casino Hotel
2400 Mystic Lake Blvd
Prior Lake, Minnesota

For more information click here 

  • Social Thinking Across the Home and School Day: The ILAUGH Model

October 22, 2018
9 am – 4.30 pm
2700 Turf Valley Road, Ellicott City, MD. 21042

For more information visit https://www.riseforautism.org/social-thinking-workshop.html

  • WRIGHTSLAW SPECIAL EDUCATION LAW AND ADVOCACY CONFERENCE
Thursday, October 25, 2018 9:00am-4:30pm
Holiday Inn Washington, College Park, MD
Wrightslaw training program
 featuring Pete Wright, Esq. is a one-day special education law and advocacy program.
Four focus areas include:
*Special education law, rights and responsibilities
*Tests and measurements to measure progress & regression
*SMART IEPs
*Introduction to tactics & strategies for effective advocacy Wrightslaw programs are designed to meet the needs of parents, educators, health care providers, advocates and attorneys who represent children with disabilities regarding special education. The program is not disability specific. Sponsored by The Parents’ Place of Maryland. There is a fee for this conference, to register please visit
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wrightslaw-special-education-law-and-advocacy-conference-tickets-45684051227
  • Family Resource and Transition Fair 
Saturday October 27th, 2018 10 am – 2 pm
Cedar Lane School
11630 Scaggsville Road, Fulton, MD. 20759
For more information click here. Flyer FamilyResourceFair 2018
  • World of Possibilities Expo

For free passes and more information go to http://expo.caringcommunities.org/index.php

  • ATIA Conference 

Pre-Conference January 29 – 30, 2019
Conference January 30 – February 2

Caribe Royale All Suite Hotel & Convention Center
Orlando, FL.

For more information click here

  • LDA’s 56th Annual International Conference
February 18-21, 2019 in Fort Worth, Texas
For more information go to the conference page.
  • Voyagers: A Dance Among the Planets 

Sunday March 31, 2019 1.30 pm

Kennedy Center – Change things up with a sensory friendly opera or symphonic orchestra concert at the Kennedy Center!
http://www.kennedy-center.org/calendar/accessibility

You can find some great pre-visit materials in the link below that include social stories and sensory maps of some of their theaters.
http://www.kennedy-center.org/Pages/accessibility/sensory

RehabWeek 2019 

June 24 – 28, 2019
Toronto, Canada

For more information check out their website https://www.rehabweek.org/