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KindTree – ASO Panel Nov 16
“The Road to Adulthood”

*NEW* Art Program with The GIFT

Events

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Nov
15
Fri
Let’s Make it Tasty – Cooking @ Ebert Memorial United Methodist Church - Community House
Nov 15 @ 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

Eugene A.V.O.I.C.E Advocacy Group @ LILA Peer Support Club
Nov 15 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Most 3rd Fridays of the month from 4:30 to 6 pm at LILA Peer Support Club, 990 Oak Street (NW corner of 10th and Oak, next to Crumbs Together, beneath the Overpark). Check weekly calendar to confirm. No support groups or social skills activities in August.

Discuss and learn effective ways to advocate for yourself and others.

Facilitated by David Olson. (541) 636-9179

Nov
16
Sat
Community Outings and Adventures: Saturday @ Varies
Nov 16 @ 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.

On the Road to Adulthood – Panel Discussion @ Hilyard Community Center
Nov 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Autism Society of Oregon has scheduled a panel discussion at Hilyard Community Center from 1 to 3 pm on Saturday, Nov 16, about Transition to Adulthood, featuring KindTree folks Alisa McLaughlin, Mary-Minn Sirag, Corey Coloma, Amber Perry and David Olson, and facilitated by Tobi Burch Rates. Parents, social workers, personal support workers, and people on the spectrum are all invited to attend and participate.  Learn about the community we all serve directly from the members of that community.

Alisa is a member of the KindTree Art Guild and editor of KindTree’s Newsletter “Reaching Out – Reaching In” along with Mary-Minn, KindTree’s former president. Corey is a member of KindTree’s Board of Directors and his own organization “Twainbow”. Amber has been a KindTree camper / volunteer for many years.

David Olson facilitates KindTree’s monthly Advocacy Group, Eugene A.V.O.I.C.E Advocacy Group: 3rd Friday of the month from 4:30 to 6 pm at LILA Peer Support Club, 990 Oak Street.

Tobi Burch Rates has been the Executive Director of the Autism Society of Oregon since October 2011. Prior to becoming Executive Director, she served on the Board of Directors for ASO as a volunteer.

Nov
18
Mon
Jewelry Expressions @ Ebbert Memorial Methodist Church (Fireside Room)
Nov 18 @ 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)

 

Music Writing and Performance @ Hilyard Center
Nov 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Music Writing and Performance,

Mondays 4:00 pm-5:30 pm at Hilyard Center, 2580 Hilyard Street, Eugene.

Designed for individuals interested in learning to play music instruments, writing and/or performing music as part of a group. Cost $145 per session based on 11 trainings totaling 16.5 hours or the agency hourly contract rate.

 

Social Skills Class and scheduled Social Outings @ St Mary's Episcopal Church
Nov 18 @ 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.

 

Nov
19
Tue
Community Outings & Adventures: Tuesdays @ Varies
Nov 19 @ 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.

Nov
22
Fri
Let’s Make it Tasty – Cooking @ Ebert Memorial United Methodist Church - Community House
Nov 22 @ 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

Nov
23
Sat
Community Outings and Adventures: Saturday @ Varies
Nov 23 @ 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.