SC Autism Society Update Fall 2010
Below is the SC Autism Society’s Fall Update. You can find the full newsletter online at http://scautism.org/news/10fall.pdf
Don’t forget to register for the following upcoming events!
October 7: Mozart & the Whale movie with Jerry Newport at Nickelodian in Columbia : http://www.nickelodeon.org/
October 8 – 9: Perspectives in Autism Conference. http://scautism.org/WEB/as2/conference.html
October 25: Fun in the Fall Golf Tournament: http://scautism.org/WEB/as2/events.html#golfers
November 6: Strides for Autism Grand Strand : http://www.scautism.org/strides/
November 13: Strides for Autism Lowcountry: http://www.scautism.org/strides/
Sponsor and Exhibitor opportunities are still available for the Golf Tournament and Strides for Autism events. Contact Susan at SusanL@... for more information!
Special Events Coordinator, Strides for Autism
Project Coordinator, "All Are Welcome"
South Carolina Autism Society
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It isn’t too late to register for the Perspectives in Autism Conference on Friday, October 8-Saturday, October 9, 2010 at the Columbia Conference Center, 169 Laurelhurst Avenue, Columbia, SC .
Silent Auction Donors: We still need Silent Auction Items. If you or your business can help, please contact Susie Phillips via email, by phone (ext 104): 803-750-6988 or 800-437-4790, or by fax 803-750-8121. The bookstore will be open during the conference.
Nickelodeon will host Mozart and the Whale on 10/07/2010
The Nickelodeon theater is offering a special showing of “Mozart and the Whale” at 6:00 pm on Thursday, October 7th. Don't miss Mr. Jerry Newport, who the male character in the movie was based on and who is our speaker for Friday! He will be at the Nick after the movie to talk to folks and answer questions. The Nickelodeon is located at 937 Main Street, Columbia, SC 29201. Visit the Nickelodeon website for show times and admission information.
Eighth Annual Fun in the Fall Golf Tournament is set for Monday, October 25, 2010, at Woodcreek. This is the eighth year SCAS has held this wonderful event, sponsored by the Zvejnieks Foundation. Thermal Technologies, Inc. has joined us again as a sponsor, and Nelson Mullins is showing their support as well. Proceeds from this tournament benefit SCAS and its mission to enable all individuals with ASDs to reach their maximum potential. All monies raised stay in South Carolina , so show your support as a sponsor or a team, and join us at this beautiful course for a great time.
Please support the South Carolina Autism Society as we strive to help enable all individuals with autism spectrum disorders reach their maximum potential by purchasing your event tickets and sponsorships through our secure website.
- Latest comments from Craig Stoxen regarding the The Partnership of Disability Organizations’ questionnaire to both major candidates for Governor..
- Service Coordination News from Kim Thomas, VP and CPO, features “Getting to Know SCAS Service Coordinators, Featured Service Coordinator: Jennifer Neary, SCAS Upstate Office.”
- News from The Medical University of South Carolina By Walter Jenner M.S., C.A.S., Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network, Developmental Pediatrics and Genetics, Medical University of South Carolina The Medical University of South Carolina’s (MUSC) Dr. Jane Charles, MD and Dr. Joyce Nicholas, PhD were awarded a four year, 2.3 million dollar grant by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)to continue identifying and evaluating changes in the number of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and other developmental disabilities in SC.
- Autism: My Story is missing this month. If you have a story to share, why not submit it to the SCAS Webmaster at webmaster@...?
- All Are Welcome, a grant from the Developmental Disability Council of South Carolina.
- Announcing the Honorary Chairs for Strides for Autism: Gordon Harris, Project Manager of the Horry County Project Lifesaver program is the Honorary Chair for the Strides for Autism, Grand Strand and Laura Carpenter, PhD. is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at MUSC and will be the Honorary Chair for the Lowcountry Strides for Autism!
- South Carolina AmeriCorps - Disability Inclusion - The SC Disability Inclusion Council of the Corporation for National and Community Service strives to provide options for employment and volunteering in communities.
South Carolina Autism Society
806 12th Street , West Columbia , South Carolina 29169
Phone: 803-750-6988 or 800-438-4790 Fax: (803)750-8121
Mission Statement: South Carolina Autism Society
Our purpose is to enable all individuals with autism spectrum disorders to reach their maximum potential.
SCAS is a chapter of the Autism Society of America, a United Way participant and a Community Health Charities participant.
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