The Autism Resource Center offers consultations for families dealing with an autism spectrum disorder. Maybe a child you love has just been diagnosed. Or you are struggling to get your child the services he or she needs. Maybe you just need help filling out all those applications for financial aid. Let us help! If we don’t know the answer, we know someone who does.
Camp Connect is a week-long summer day camp designed for children with social skills difficulties caused by high-functioning autism spectrum disorders, attention deficit disorders, sensory processing disorders, and related differences. Camp Connect is led by an occupational therapist and occupational therapy students. Through small group and community activities, Camp Connect kids learn appropriate social skills and gain the confidence to use them. Camp activities are geared towards personal growth and learning to work as a team. They also teach problem-solving, real-world dynamic thinking, and adaptive skills.
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The Conway Young Adults with Autism Group exists to provide individuals aged 15-25 an opportunity to come together and socialize with people who share similar experiences. This group meets to socialize, form friendships, engage in activities, and enjoy outings together! This group meets the first Saturday of the month from 2:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the Faulkner County Library in Conway. For more information, contact Tommy Brown at (501) 514-2817 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our Autism Resource Guide is an easy-to-read manual for families who have a child recently diagnosed with an ASD, or who have recently moved to the state of Arkansas. This handbook addresses financial aid, therapy interventions, school services, and much more. Download the 2015 Autism Resource Guide.
We offer a fall and spring educational/support workshops covering various topics related to raising a child with autism/related disorders. We welcome recommendations on topics that would help you in your walk with a child with ASD. Information on the spring workshop will be coming soon.
Community Connections has over 100 books/dvds available to check out, free of charge. We will mail materials anywhere in the state & do take recommendations for additions to the library. A list of materials can be viewed HERE. To check out a book, or for more information, please contact Courtney at Courtney@CommunityConnectionsAR.org.
The success of our programs depends entirely on the generosity of our donors. Your contributions are tax-deductible and make a huge difference. To become a Friend of Community Connections, please click HERE.
2740 College Avenue
Conway, AR 72034