Autism Awareness License Plate
The South Carolina Autism Society is preparing to file a petition to the SC Department of Motor Vehicles for an autism awareness license plate.
In order to file the paperwork, we need a minimum of 400 individuals who are willing to sign up and pay the approximately $75 for the license plate. Below is the proposed license plate designs. Note that they have not been approved by the DMV.
If you would be interested in our autism awareness license plate, please click here to submit your contact information.
We are not asking for any money at this time. When we reach the required number of individuals, we will contact everyone with additional instructions.
If you have any questions, please contact us at 803-750-6988 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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SC ABA will be holding its 1st annual conference on Friday, Nov. 9th at MUSC in Charleston. This is an exciting event as it is the first time behavior analysts have convened together as a group in a conference-like atmosphere.
SC ABA has invited some prominent speakers from inside and outside our state, including Denny Reid, Carol Pilgrim, Lorri Unumb, Ceclia Knight, Stacie Neff, and others.......Parents may be particularly interested in our panel discussion on providing ABA services in SC, discussions of pros and cons.........the panel will include BCBA's from different geographic areas around the state.
Folks can register via SC ABA website at http://www.sc-aba.org/index.html.
Details of speakers, topics, etc. will be posted soon!
Pro-Parents of South Carolina has released their 2012-2013 workshop schedule. Click here to view.
MUSC, USC, and GHS are pleased to announce a new research project. This study will examine biomarkers (genes) in blood and the success of two medications, risperidone and aripiprazole, for treatment of irritability in autism. Compensation is available to study participants.
Your child may be eligible to participate if:
Low Country Contact: Stacey Wilson (843) 792-0384
Mid-State Contact: Sarah Ravan (803) 434-4536
For more information please go to the following website: http://scresearch.org/studies/165
To read the memo from DDSN regarding the 2012-2013 budget update, click here.
Upstate Autism Forum
August 25, 2012
Click here for full information and to register online.
Summer Respite & Family events
The South Carolina Autism Society has received funding to provide the following FREE Respite and Family Events this summer.
Click here to register online!
Myrtle Beach Respite Event
Saturday, June 23rd , 5—8 pm
Beach Church, 557 George Bishop Parkway, Myrtle Beach
Charleston Family Event -- FULL
Sunday, June 24th, 1– 6 pm
Splash Island Water Park, 444 Needle Rush Parkway, Mount Pleasant
(within Palmetto Island County Park)
Greenville Family Event
Sunday, August 12th, 1:30—5:30 pm
Otter Creek Water Park, 101 West Darby Road, Greenville
Columbia Respite Event
Saturday, August 18th, 6—9 pm
All Star Gymnastics, 4046 Fernandina Road, Suite D Columbia
YCMA of Greenville Spectrum Sundays
Join us for fun afternoons for families affected by autism. All ages are welcome.
Fall 2012 Schedule
Adams Mill Program Center is located at 100 Adams Mill Road, Simpsonville.
Hollingsworth Outdoor Center is located just down the road from the Adams Mill YMCA.
Cost is $5 per family. Scholarships are available. For more information, contact Greg McKee at 864-963-9235.
It is almost time for the South Carolina Autism Society Strides for Autism event in Columbia!! It is time to start your teams, register, and obtain sponsorships! Please join us….
Saturday, May 19, 2012 – Midlands Strides for Autism at Finlay Park in Columbia
Honorary Chair: Judi Gatson, WIS-TV
Emcee: Joe Pinner, WIS-TV
Music by the Carolina Sunshine Band
Free sample music therapy class by Key Changes Music Therapy Services
More announcements coming soon!
Onsite registration at both events begins at 8:00 am, with the fun-walk beginning at 9 am. Note that this is a “walk-what-you-can” event. In addition to the walk, we will have a Resource Fair, family-fun activities, and music!
About Strides for Autism:
Strides for Autism is SCAS’s signature fund-raising and awareness walk. The Upstate and Midlands events are the first two of four statewide walks that take place each year. The walks are among various activities that benefit the organization and the families it serves.
SCAS is the only statewide agency advocating for children and adults with autism spectrum disorders and their families, while also providing assistance and resources. SCAS promotes, educates and raises awareness that one in every 110 births in the U.S. is a child with autism, and provides support for South Carolina-based research and development. Most importantly, SCAS works to ensure that the 42,000 individuals with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) living in South Carolina have opportunities to achieve a quality of life comparable to their peers.
Monies raised for South Carolina Autism Society stay in South Carolina and go towards family supports, education, advocacy, and South Carolina-based research.
Registration and other information for Strides for Autism, along with information about autism and SCAS, is available at the event Web site,