The Link – Central hub for connecting parents and professionals with resources. Parent mentors help other parents navigate the system. Located at Centralia College, Child & Family Studies, 220 S Rock Street, Centralia, WA Phone: 360-623-8596 Email: email@example.com.
Social Skills Training – – Behavior strategies empower children aged 7-15 years of age in a 10-week-long series, 3 times during the year. This program helps youth on the autism spectrum (or kids with other behavioral healthy concerns) to improve social interactions as they develop friendships and a sense of community. Together, parents learn strategies to potentially enhance interactions with their child. Click here for more information . (360) 736-9391 ext. 464.
Parent Support Group – Key element of the Social Skills and Summer Spectrum program, parents gain skills and peer connections.
Summer Spectrum Program – A 10-week program that strengthens social skills of children on the autism spectrum, from 3 to 8 years of age, and provides parent/guardian support and training.
The 2017 program takes place from 10:00AM to 12:00PM Wednesday and Thursday each week beginning July 5 and 6, through August 31, 2017. Located at the Children’s Lab School at Centralia College. For more information or to register contact: Donna Burkhart. Phone at (360) 736-9391 ext. 69. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
SPARC (Specialized Activities and Recreation) Summer Sports Camp – This one-week older kids-to-adult-day camp will take place August 7-11, 2017. Campers experience a natural camp setting and participate in basketball, softball, soccer, weight training, volleyball, bocce ball and Frisbee target golf skills events.
Volunteers are needed for craft helpers, 1:1 support and activity leaders! Students and caregivers needing community hours will receive a certificate.
Annual Conference – Keynote speaker, informative workshops, vendors and more. In 2017, the event took place Friday, October 27 at Centralia College. The theme was “Planning for Lifelong Success. See more details.
SMART – (School Medical Autism Review Team) The School Medical Autism Review Team engages school and medical professionals in a team setting to review a child’s needs and to ensure appropriate services that can support their success in school and life. SMART is a local center of excellence and provides diagnosis locally.
These tools were developed and piloted by members of the Lewis County Autism Coalition.
- SMART Team Autism Evaluation Form (Now in fillable PDF format)
- Instructions for the SMART tool
- SMART (School Medical Autism Review Team) Tools in Spanish