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 Erin Swann at or 410-554-9276

  • Sensory Friendly Films at AMC
Join them for a sensory friendly movie where they turn the lights up, and turn the sound down, so you can get up, dance, walk, shout or sing! Movies are usually from 10am – 11:30am at AMC Theater at the Columbia Mall. Please check times on the AMC website.
March 13 – A wrinkle in Time
  • Brown Bag Workshop Series
March 14th – Noon to 1:30pm
Maryland ABLE Accounts:  Speaker Lori Markland, Relations Administrator for ABLE Accounts, will give an update on Maryland ABLE Accounts for attendees. You will be able to sign up for an account during the workshop. Offered in partnership with Pathfinders for Autism.
Held at HCAS, 9770 Patuxent Woods Dr. in Columbia, MD (Training Rm). CLICK to register!
  • Resource Fair 

March 17th 10 am – 2 pm
Rock Creek School
Frederick, MD.

See flier for more information SECAC_Resource Fair_2018

  • Free Yoga for Children and Teens with Autism 
Saturdays 3.30 pm – 4.30 pm, March 17, April 7 & 21
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 or call 410-290-3466

  • How to Get SSI and Medical Assistance Go to Work … And Live to Tell About It!
Thursday March 22, 2018 9.30 am – 1.30 pm
Hussman Institute for Autism
5521 Research Park Drive
Catonsville, MD. 21228
Speaker: Michael Dalto – Maryland Specialist on SSI, SSDI, Medical Assistance, and more
Free, but must register.  See full info here.

Sponsors are Pathfinders for Autism, RISE for Autism, and the Hussman Institute for Autism
  • Transition Symposium, Stop Waiting and Start Planning

March 24th 8 am – 4.30 pm
Cedar Lane School
11630 Scaggsville Road
Fulton, MD. 20759

To register click here 

  • Seniors on the Go Aging & Disabilities Expo.

Wednesday April 4th 9 am – 2 pm
The Shipley Area
Carroll County Agricultural Center
706 Agricultural Center Drive
Westminster, MD.

More information click here

  • World of Possibilities Expo

April 14, 2018 11 am – 3 pm
Hilton Washington DC/Rockville
Rockville, MD

For free passes and more information go to

  • Successful Strategies for Home and School 

Saturday April 28th 9 am – 3.30 pm
Presented by LDAMC and LDAMD
Universities at shady Grove Conference Center
9630 Gudelsky Dr.
Rockville, MD. 20850

For more information and to register click here

  • NSO Family Concert: Young People’s Concert with Ben Folds

Sunday April 29th, 2 pm

Kennedy Center – Change things up with a sensory friendly opera or symphonic orchestra concert at the Kennedy Center!

You can find some great pre-visit materials in the link below that include social stories and sensory maps of some of their theaters.

  • Evidence-Based Speech and Social Interventions for ASD
May 3, 2018 9 am – 4 pm

Registration is now open for the May 3, 2018 workshop on Evidence -Based Speech and Social Interventionsfeaturing speaker Tamara Kasper, M.S., CCC-SLP, BCBA.  It will be held at the Owen Brown Interfaith Center – Room A, in Columbia, MD from 9:00am – 4:00pm.  Check in begins at 8:30am.
This full day session will focus on the unique communication needs of children with autism and other developmental disabilities.
The program is sponsored by HCAS, RISE for Autism, and the Howard County Public School System.  Cost for general participants is $30. CEU participant cost is $50 (CEUs available – 6 Maryland SLP and/or 6 BCBA).  Cost includes admission and lunch.
  • The Arc of Baltimore’s annual Assistive Technology Fair
Thursday May 10th 10 am – 2 pm
The Arc Baltimore at Seton Business Park
6151 Metro Drive
Baltimore, MD 21215
For more information click here
  • Robin Hood at the Imagination Stage 

Sunday May 13, 2018 11 am

Imagination Stage will have a sensory friendly performance of the children’s classic Robin Hood Tickets are 100% refundable up until the show begins.…

  • Brown Bag Workshop Series

May 14th – Noon to 1:30pm

Letting Go For Parents:  Speaker Pattie Archuleta, Family Health Information Center Project Coordinator at The Parents’ Place of Maryland, will focus on helping parents “let go” with focus on healthcare portion of transition as youth assume control over their own healthcare. Offered in partnership with Pathfinders for Autism.
Held at HCAS, 9770 Patuxent Woods Dr. in Columbia, MD (Training Rm). CLICK to register!
  • MATN Collaborating to Support Implementation

May 24, 2018
6740 Alexander Bell Drive
Columbia, MD.

More information to come shortly

  • RESNA’s 2018 Annual Conference

July 11 – 12 Pre Conference
July 13 – 15 Conference
Hyatt Regency, Arlington, VA.

For more information click here