ASMT Newsletter 
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License Plate
Second Helping
Transition Workshop
SibSaturday
Family Fun Event
Predators Ticket Fundraiser
Thirty-One Fundraiser
Yea, Life!
Mark Your Calendar
Quick Links


The number of license plates sold is climbing! Remember, plates can only be counted once they are paid for. If you have reserved a plate, please pay for it.  We would LOVE to count it toward our needed 1,000! 

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There's another Second Helping Orientation on Thursday. If you've been to an Autism Orientation and are ready for the next steps, this is for you!
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ADVOCACY

784 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!
EDUCATION 

Second Helping Orientation - Thursday (Tomorrow!)     

 

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.   

FUN! 

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 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! 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!   

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.  
CALENDAR

Mark Your Calendar!        

     

 

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