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

  • Understanding Special Needs Trusts: “What Families Need to Know” 

Wednesday October 18th 7 pm
The Bain Center
5470 Ruth Keeton Way
Columbia, MD. 21044

For more information click Workshop flyer – Understanding Special Needs Trusts 10-18-17

To RSVP please contact Erica Lewis 410 313 6402 or email ealewis@howardcountymd.gov

  • Howard County’s 19th Annual 50+ Expo

Friday October 20th 9 am – 4 pm
Wilde Lake High School

The event features vendors and exhibitors of interest to older adults as well as families and caregivers. Visit the HCPSS booth in Hall A in the large gymnasium.

  • World of Possibilities Expo

October 28th 11 am – 3 pm
Tyson’s Corner Marriott
1960 Chain Bridge Road
Tysons Corner, VA

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

  •  Free Yoga for Children and Teens with Autism 
Saturdays 3.30 pm – 4.30 pm, October 28, November 4 & 18, December 2 & 16
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

  • 2017 Special Needs Resource Fair 

Saturday November 11 9 am – 1 pm
St Elizabeth School
801 Argonne Drive
Baltimore, MD. 21218

For more information click here 

  • Brown Bag Workshop Series Returns November 14th
FREE Brown Bag Workshops return this fall with speaker, Michael Muempfer, M.Ed., Lead Specialist for Student Behavior and School Climate at the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE).  Mr. Muempfer will discuss positive behavior supports being implemented by MSDE, a move away from restraints and seclusion.
The Brown Bag series is a partnership between HCAS and Pathfinders for Autism and features three timely topics throughout the year. The workshop takes place at HCAS, 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Columbia, MD. in the Training Room from 12pm-1:30pm. Registration is required. For more information on future workshops and to register, see this link.
  • 2018 LIFE Conference

Wednesday January 24, 2018
Dover Downs Hotel

For more information or to register click here

  • ATIA 2018 Conference

Pre-Conference January 30 – 31
Conference January 31 – February 3
Caribe Royale Hotel and Conference facility
Orlando, FL

For more information and to register 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 http://expo.caringcommunities.org/index.php

  • RESNA’s 2018 Annual Conference

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

For more information click here