ASMT Newsletter 
In This Issue
Preparing for the Adult WorldWorkshop
Behavior Strategies Workshop
Autism Orientation
School House Rock Live!
SibSaturday
Family Fun Event
Predators Ticket Fundraiser
Thirty-One Fundraiser
License Plate Count
Mark Your Calendar
Quick Links


Our Workshop topic this Thursday is Preparing for the Adult World: A Guide to Choosing the Best Resources Available. We hope you can join us! 

And...

October is flying by! Nashville Children's Theatre has reserved 200 free tickets for ASMT families to attend School House Rock Live! on November 2.  Scroll down to reserve your tickets. And don't forget to register siblings for SibSaturday; it will be here in a hurry on November 9!


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EDUCATION 

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

 

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
local job support representatives. 
Click here for more info. Click here for reservations.
   

Workshop: Using Behavioral Strategies to Enhance the Social Life of People with ASD - November 7  

 

With appropriate interventions and supports, individuals with ASD can lead fulfilling, successful lives. This workshop will discuss various ways to enhance the social lives of people with ASD by building areas of strengths and using basic behavioral methods to address deficit areas. Click  here for more info. Click here for reservations.   

Autism Orientation - November 14 


If you or someone you know has a new diagnosis of an autism spectrum disorder this is for you!  This is a two hour seminar on autism and other pervasive development disorders with a professional and a parent of a child with autism held at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.  Child care is available.

Click here for more info. Click here for reservations.   

FUN! 

Free Admission to Nashville Children's Theatre - November 2

200 tickets have been reserved for ASMT families to attend a sensory friendly performance of School House Rock Live! at the Nashville Children's Theatre on Saturday, November 2 for the 2:00 p.m. performance.  Reserve your tickets here!
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.  
Ice! Featuring Frosty the Snowman - December 15 
 
Make reservations for Ice! Featuring Frosty the Snowman at Gaylord Opryland on Sunday, December 15 and get special ASMT pricing that's half off regular admission!  The doors will open for our families at 9:30 a.m., 30 minutes prior to the general public.  Call 615-385-2077, ext. 3 to reserve your spot.  
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! The next game opportunity is this ThursdayGO 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!   

Check here for the October specials and ideas for organizing! 
Yea, Life!

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

787 Sold!  

This number would be close to 900 if everyone that ordered paid for their plate! If you have a reserved plate, please pay for it.

Our project deadline is June 21, 2014.
Order your plate here!
CALENDAR

Mark Your Calendar!        

     

   

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