Events

Autism Awareness Event: Sensory Friendly Science at Museum of Life and Science in Durham, NC - April 2nd 2017

Join the Museum of Life and Science and the UNC Chapel Hill TEACCH Autism Program as we celebrate National Autism Awareness Day. The Museum will open early—exclusively for families with children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

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Preparing for Kindergarten - A Workshop for parents/caregivers

This workshop includes presentations and large group discussion focused on strategies to develop organizational and communication skills to prepare children for entry into the kindergarten classroom environment. The TEACCH approach to understanding the behavior of children with ASD will be used to help problem-solve behaviors that might influence learning and develop strategies to minimize potential behavioral difficulties.

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Preparing for Middle School - A Workshop for parents/caregivers

Participants will learn about middle school, available accommodations and modifications, friendships, and bullying. Information will also be presented on issues related to puberty including anxiety and stress, relaxation strategies and hygiene.

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Sensory Friendly Science: Frozen Over Friday at Museum of Life and Science Feb. 2nd!

Sensory Friendly Science: Frozen Over Friday A special evening event for families with sensory processing challenges on Friday, February 2 from 5:30pm to 8pm

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