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May
20
Mon
Jewelry Expressions @ Ebbert Memorial Methodist Church (Fireside Room)
May 20 @ 10:15 am – 12:15 pm
When:
Mondays @ 10:15 am – 12:15 pmWhere:
Ebbert Memorial Methodist Church (Fireside Room)
532 C. Street, Springfield, OR 97477

Make unique beaded jewelry. Individualized instruction provided to learn new techniques and patterns. All supplies are provided. Instructors will provide support in designing, marketing, production and opportunities to sell your art. 

COST: $205 / 12 week session (or agency rate)

 

Social Skills Class and scheduled Social Outings @ St Mary's Episcopal Church
May 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

ASO sponsored Social Skills Class for Adults from 6:30-8pm at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 1300 Pearl St. (SW corner of 13th & Pearl).The Lane County Chapter of the Autism Society of Oregon supports a Social Skills Class and Scheduled Social Outings on alternating months, in response to interest by participants in KindTree – Autism Rocks’ Support Group for adults on the autism spectrum. The classes and outings are designed for adults with high-functioning autism or Aspergers who can get around independently in the community.

During the Social Skills Class, conversation skills will be taught, role-modeled and practiced. The class is taught by Doris Germain, an Autism Specialist in the Linn-Benton School District. She has taught social skills at Autism Training and Support in Eugene. Her skill in teaching social skills has been learned from 20 years of working with people on the spectrum. No support groups or social skills activities in August.

The Social Skills Class is taking place on the 3rd Monday of alternating months from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church on 13th and Pearl in Eugene. The Social Skills Class will decide on the activity for the following month’s Social Outing.

The Social Outing is taking place on alternating months on the third Friday evening of the month from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. or during the day on Saturday, depending on the activity chosen by the previous month’s Social Skills Class.

If you are interested or know someone who might be interested, call ASO Chapter Representative Mary-Minn Sirag at (541) 689-2228 or email her at sirag@mindspring.com.

 

May
21
Tue
Community Outings & Adventures: Tuesdays @ Varies
May 21 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Community Outings & Adventures: Tuesdays

When: Tuesdays @ 2:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Where: Varies

This training is for older teens and young adults interested in discovering more about their community. By using community group outings as a venue, this training will allow students to learn and practice life skills such as personal problem solving, communication, manners, self-management strategies, and self-reliance.
Cost is based on attendance and the service hourly contract rate.

Phone registration only: contact KindTree Autism Rocks at 541-780-6950 to inquire if space is available.

Women’s Empowerment @ Lane Independent Living Alliance (LILA)
May 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

When:
Tuesdays @ 2:00 pm –3:30 pm

Using curriculum-based training material and personal sharing, individuals will practice personal safety, self-advocacy, and communications skills. They will also learn about important friendship values, different levels of relationships, social rules and dating. 

COST: $155 per session (based on 12 trainings / 18 hrs of instruction)

 

May
22
Wed
Youth Theatre and IMPROV
May 22 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

When:
Thursdays (new time) @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm. No trainings in January 2019.
Where: Reality Kitchen, 645 River Road Eugene OR 97404

This on-going training is designed for youth diagnosed on the autism spectrum and others ages 11-21. Students will have fun, build assets, and develop friendship while learning drama and participating in IMPROV activities. Cost: $100 per session based on 8 trainings or 12 hours of instruction or the agency hourly contract rate.

To pay full price by check, mail it to: P.O. Box 40847, Eugene, Oregon 97404

If a brokerage is paying your registration fee, send the name of your brokerage and personal agent’s name to KindTree via email at admin@kindtree.org.

For assistance please call 541-780-6950

May
23
Thu
Video Gaming Social Group @ Brick Builders
May 23 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

When:
Thursdays @ 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Where:
Brick Builders
1133 Willamette Street
Eugene, OR

The Video Gaming Social Group will remove the anonymous nature of gaming by bringing gamers together in a social context. Individual group members will review games with each other and share their gaming interests. The group will learn about the history of gaming to provide context and build an appreciation of where we are in the gaming world today. The group will build social skills and knowledge that are transferable into professional fields.

Video Gaming and Social Group

Cost: $205 per session (12 trainings / 30 hours of instruction)

To pay full price by check, mail it to: P.O. Box 40847, Eugene, Oregon 97404

If a brokerage is paying your registration fee, send the name of your brokerage and personal agent’s name to KindTree via email at admin@kindtree.org.

For assistance please call 541-780-6950

Dating on the Spectrum
May 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

When:
Thursdays @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where:
Community Outings; locations vary

This class focuses on the skills related to dating and sustaining relationships for individuals with a disability. Other topics will include empowering the individual through positive thinking and developing a further understanding of what it means to be on the autism spectrum.
Cost: $205 per session (12 trainings / 30 hours of instruction)

To pay full price by check, mail it to: P.O. Box 40847, Eugene, Oregon 97404

If a brokerage is paying your registration fee, send the name of your brokerage and personal agent’s name to KindTree via email at admin@kindtree.org.

For assistance please call 541-780-6950

May
24
Fri
Let’s Make it Tasty – Cooking @ Ebert Memorial United Methodist Church - Community House
May 24 @ 10:15 am – 12:30 pm

When:
Fridays @ 10:15 am – 12:30 pm

Where:
Community House
Ebert Memorial United Methodist Church
532 “C” Street
Springfield, OR 97477

Learn how to cook, store leftovers, cleanliness and portion sizes.

COST: $235.00 per session based on attendance for 12 trainings with 27 hours of instruction

May
25
Sat
Community Outings and Adventures: Saturday @ Varies
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm

When:
Saturdays @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm

Where: Varies

This training is for older teens and young adults interested in discovering more about their community. By using community group outings as a venue, this training will allow students to learn and practice life skills such as personal problem solving, communication, manners, self-management strategies, and self-reliance.

Cost is based on attendance and the service hourly contract rate.
Please contact KindTree-Autism Rocks to inquire about enrollment capacity.

Phone Registration only: contact KindTree Autism Rocks at 541-780-6950 to inquire if space is available.

May
27
Mon
Jewelry Expressions @ Ebbert Memorial Methodist Church (Fireside Room)
May 27 @ 10:15 am – 12:15 pm
When:
Mondays @ 10:15 am – 12:15 pmWhere:
Ebbert Memorial Methodist Church (Fireside Room)
532 C. Street, Springfield, OR 97477

Make unique beaded jewelry. Individualized instruction provided to learn new techniques and patterns. All supplies are provided. Instructors will provide support in designing, marketing, production and opportunities to sell your art. 

COST: $205 / 12 week session (or agency rate)