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 Erin Swann at eswann@mdtap.org or 410-554-9276

Free Yoga for Children and Teens with Autism 
Saturdays 3.30 pm – 4.30 pm, August 12 & 26 and September 9 & 23
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.
Social Security Benefits for People with Disabilities
Friday September 15th 9.30 – 12 noon FREE
Roger Carter Community Center
3000 Milltowne Dr.
Ellicott City, MD. 21043
For information  flyer for 9-15-17 presentation   or to RSVP, contact Betsy Hein at bhein@arinow.org or call 443-713-3910
Getting Started: Self-Directed Services
Join Accessible Resources for Independence (ARI) as they explore the Developmental Disabilities Administration’s (DDA) self-directed services. This is a service delivery model for individuals with developmental disabilities who wish to exercise more choice, control, and authority over their supports. The workshop is designed for parents of youth with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and in their last two years of high school. The workshop will focus on steps for parents and youth to get started on the path to self-determination through self-directed services.
SaturdaySeptember 23rd 7:30pm-9:00pm
The Bain 50+ Center
5470 Ruth Keeton Way
Columbia, MD 21044
OR
Monday, October 2nd 12:00pm-1:30pm

The NonProfit Collaborative of
Howard County
Training Room
9770 Patuxent Woods Drive,
Columbia, MD 21046

For information Self Directed Presentations or to RSVP contact bhein@arinow.org or call 443-713-3910 (voice/relay). To request accommodations for participation in this event, please contact Erica Lewis by September 15, 2017
at 410-313-6402 (voice/relay) or ealewis@howardcountymd.gov.

2017 Transition Fair & Career Expo
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 (5- 8 pm)

WILDE LAKE HIGH SCHOOL,
5460 TRUMPETER ROAD,
COLUMBIA, MD. 21044

For more information see flier Transition Fair flier

17th Annual Autism Conference – October 12 & 13

This annual conference is the premier educational autism event in the mid-Atlantic region for educators, clinicians, families, researchers, and healthcare professionals hoping to increase their understanding of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Event is sponsored by the Center for Autism and Related Disorders. For more into see https://www.kennedykrieger.org/overview/event/cards-annual-autism-conference.
World of Possibilities Expo

October 28th 11 am – 3 pm
Tysons Corner Westin
8028 Leesburg Pike
Tysons Corner, VA

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