ASMT Newsletter 
In This Issue
Adults with ASD Fun Event
SibSaturday
SibSaturday
Second Helping
Transition Workshop
License Plate
Predators Ticket Fundraiser
Thirty-One Fundraiser
Yea, Life!
Mark Your Calendar
Quick Links
Greetings!

We have a limited number of FREE Ghouls at Grassmere tickets for ASMT members and their immediate family! Make sure you reserve yours before they are gone!

And...

Our Adults with ASD Fun Event is Sunday at Brushfire Pottery in Green Hills, there's still time to join us! 

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FUN! 

Adults with ASD Fun Event - This Sunday!  

We are painting ceramics at Brushfire Pottery Studio in Green Hills!  The Adults with ASD Fun Events are for adults 18 and over that can be responsible for themselves. If you would like to join us on Sunday, October 13 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., please email Melissa Meadows to R.S.V.P. no later than Thursday, October 10. mmeadows@tnautism.org
                                
 
Free Ghouls at Grassmere Tickets!

It's Spooktacular family fun with Ghouls at Grassmere at the Nashville Zoo! We've got a limited number of free tickets for ASMT members and their immediate family only! It's first come, first serve so call the office at 615-385-2077, ext. 3 to reserve your tickets no later than Thursday, October 17. (messages left on our voicemail will receive tickets in the order in which they are left). Free tickets are good for Thursday, October 24 only.
SibSaturday - November 9  

Sib Saturday is a social group for kids ages 5 to 12 who have a sibling with ASDThe cost is $15 per child (lunch is provided) and reservations are required by Thursday, November 7 at 2:00 p.m. Call 615-385-2077, ext. 3 to reserve your spot.  
EDUCATION 

Second Helping Orientation - October 17    

 

This event, held once every other month, is a follow up to our Autism Orientation and goes more in depth about what we do not have time to cover in our orientation.  An autism professional will discuss evidence based practices for treating autism and introduce other important concepts for understanding and working with people on the autism spectrum. Click here for more info. Click here for reservations.   

Workshop: Preparing for the Adult World: A Guide to Choosing the Best from the Resources Available - October 24 

 

This workshop will review the major areas of need in a transitioning student's entry into adulthood, identify what supports are available, and discuss how to access these supports.  This event includes a question and answer session with representatives from Vocational Rehabilitation Services, Nashville Career Advancement Center, the Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, and more!  Click here for more info. Click here for reservations.   

ADVOCACY

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plates have been sold! If you have reserved a plate please pay for it. We have reserved plates that cannot be counted until they are paid for so if you have reserved a plate, please pay for it. Our project deadline is June 21, 2014. Order your plate here! 
FUNDRAISING   

Buy Your Preds Tickets Here!

Purchase discounted Nashville Predators tickets to select games through this link and ASMT receives a portion of the ticket price! GO PREDS! 
Thirty-One Gifts Fundraiser!

Buy your favorite Thirty-One gift and give to ASMT at the same time! Thirty-One has rolled out new products for fall (Can you say Christmas shopping?) and ASMT receives 25% from every purchase when you shop with this link! Sale ends October 31!    
Yea, Life!

Wear a colorful, fun shirt and fund raise for ASMT at the same time!  Browse the ASMT storefront here.  
CALENDAR

Mark Your Calendar!        

     

 

Adults with ASD Fun Event at Brushfire Pottery 

- Sunday - October 13

- 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

- Brushfire Pottery, Green Hills

 

Second Helping 

- Thursday - October 17

- 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

- Vanderbilt Kennedy Center  

   

Workshop: Preparing for the Adult World:
A Guide to Choosing the Best from the Resources Available
- Thursday - October 24
- 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
- Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

Workshop: Using Behavioral Strategies to Enhance the Social Life of People with ASD
- Thursday - November 7
- 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
- Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

 

SibSaturday 

- Saturday - November 9

- 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

- Grace Community Church, Brentwood

 

Autism Orientation 

- Thursday - November 14

- 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

- Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

 

Family Fun Event - Ice! featuring Frosty the Snowman  

- Sunday - December 15

- 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

- Gaylord Opryland, Nashville  

 

Save the Date!

Family Fun Event - Adventure Science Center 

- Friday - January 24

- 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.  

 

Save the Date! 

The Pieces of Hope Benefit  

Friday - April 11, 2014!

The Factory at Franklin