Upcoming Events

  • Tue
    10
    Mar
    2015
  • Sat
    14
    Mar
    2015
    6:00 pmNotasulga High School

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  • Tue
    17
    Mar
    2015
    9-2 p.m.Alabama State Capitol - 11 South Union Street, Montgomery, AL 36130

    Alabama Legislative Day is a wonderful opportunity to advocate for autism.

    Bring a picture of your loved one(s) and write a letter to your legislators. Go here to find information on your local representative and senator. Ask them for their support of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

     

  • Thu
    19
    Mar
    2015
    6-7:30 p.m.107 North 9th Street
  • Sun
    29
    Mar
    2015
    5:00 pmTiger 13 at Tiger Town
  • Thu
    02
    Apr
    2015
  • Thu
    02
    Apr
    2015
    5:00 pmAuburn Fire Station #1 Headquarters Station 359 East Magnolia Avenue
  • Fri
    03
    Apr
    2015
    Dadeville High School
  • Sat
    04
    Apr
    2015
    1-3 p.m.Opelika Sportsplex, Adult Activity Center

    2015 (1) Map

  • Sat
    04
    Apr
    2015
    3-4 p.m.Front lawn of Opelika Sportsplex
  • Mon
    06
    Apr
    2015
    9-11 a.m.EAMC Health Resource Center

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  • Tue
    14
    Apr
    2015
  • Sat
    18
    Apr
    2015
    Walk up registration ill be from 6:30=7:30 with the race beginning at 8:00Opelika Main Street, Courthouse Square
  • Thu
    30
    Apr
    2015
  • Sat
    02
    May
    2015
    Sun
    03
    May
    2015
    TBAChildren's Harbor, Lake Martin

    Please copy and complete each form postmarked by April 10, 2015.

    Mail to:

    Lee County Autism Advocacy & Resource

    P.O. Box 132

    Opelika, AL 36803

    Please include $30 Family Fee

     

    Application

    Waiver

    Photo Release Form

    Child Information Form

  • Mon
    04
    May
    2015
    9-11 a.m.EAMC Health Resource Center

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  • Tue
    12
    May
    2015
    6-7:30 p.m.Trinity United Methodist Church, Opelika
  • Thu
    21
    May
    2015
  • Thu
    17
    Sep
    2015
    6:30pm - 7:30pm301 Wire Road Auburn, AL 36849

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  • Thu
    24
    Sep
    2015
    6:00pm - 7:30pmTo be announced on our Facebook page

    This is a chance for your teenager (14 years and up) to get together with other teens and go to the movies, play laser tag, hang out and play board games, go bowling, or go out to eat. They get to engage in social activities and be mentored by amazing Auburn University student volunteers. This is a drop off event and it is free to participate! Please RSVP by emailing Lennie Squiers at lennies@leecountyautism.com.

  • Mon
    05
    Oct
    2015
    9:00am-11:00am510 South 7th Street in Opelika

    Have some questions? Have some answers? Have any stories to share? Have we got the place for you! Come join us from 9:00am to 11:00am at our office in the Family Resource Center building in Opelika. This is a chance to get together with a fantastic resource - other parents who have experience raising a child on the Autism Spectrum. You are not alone on this journey. We are all in this together and we are here to help.

  • Tue
    13
    Oct
    2015
    6:00pm - 7:30pm800 2nd Avenue Opelika

    Before you attend your child's next IEP meeting, attend our educational workshop! IEPs can be confusing and IEP meetings can be overwhelming. Don't be confused and overwhelmed! Come to the 3rd floor of Trinity United Methodist Church in Opelika on October 13th to learn all about IEPs from our special guest speaker. We look forward to seeing you!

    *Childcare will be available.

    October 2015

  • Thu
    15
    Oct
    2015
    6:30pm - 8:30pmCyber Zone in Opelika

    October 2015 (1)

    TNT is a chance for your teenager (14 years and up) to get together with other teens and go to the movies, play laser tag, hang out and play board games, go bowling, or go out to eat. They get to engage in social activities and be mentored by amazing Auburn University student volunteers. TNT outings are drop off events and they are free to participate! Please RSVP by emailing Maria Gutierrez at mariag@leecountyautism.com.

  • Thu
    22
    Oct
    2015
    6:30pm - 7:30pm301 Wire Road Auburn, AL 36849

    We have partnered with the School of Kinesiology at Auburn University to create an amazing program for children of all ages with all types of developmental disabilities. This program consists of monthly educational workshops for the parents (childcare included and siblings are welcome), Kinesiology students teaching the children new skills through fun activities, and culminates in a summer camp that aims to teach every child important life skills like how to tie their shoes, how to use a computer, how to swim, and even how to ride a bike. Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity!! Please follow the link below to RSVP to the next meeting on October 22nd from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. We look forward to seeing you there!

    Click here to RSVP to the seminar

  • Mon
    02
    Nov
    2015
    9:00am-11:00am510 South 7th Street in Opelika

    Have some questions? Have some answers? Have any stories to share? Have we got the place for you! Come join us from 9:00am to 11:00am at our office in the Family Resource Center building in Opelika. This is a chance to get together with a fantastic resource - other parents who have experience raising a child on the Autism Spectrum. You are not alone on this journey. We are all in this together and we are here to help.

  • Sat
    07
    Nov
    2015
    5:00 pmCarmike Tiger 13 - 1900 Capps Landing, Opelika, AL 36804

    Families will be able to watch the movie in a theater reserved for special needs families. The lights will be turned up slightly and the sound will be turned down to a more comfortable level. There will be no previews shown before the movie. The price for the movie will be $5.75. Come join us for this fun and inclusive experience!November 2015 movie

  • Tue
    10
    Nov
    2015
    6:00pm - 7:30pm800 2nd Avenue Opelika

    Come to the 3rd floor of Trinity United Methodist Church in Opelika on November 10th to get some insight into your insides. We look forward to seeing you!

    *Childcare will be available.

  • Tue
    17
    Nov
    2015
    6:00pm - 7:30pmTo be announced on our Facebook page

    Fall Dance 2015

    This is a chance for your teenager (14 years and up) to get together with other teens and go to the movies, play laser tag, hang out and play board games, go bowling, or go out to eat. They get to engage in social activities and be mentored by amazing Auburn University student volunteers. This is a drop off event and it is free to participate! Please RSVP by emailing Lennie Squiers at lennies@leecountyautism.com.

  • Mon
    07
    Dec
    2015
    9:00am-11:00am510 South 7th Street in Opelika

    Have some questions? Have some answers? Have any stories to share? Have we got the place for you! Come join us from 9:00am to 11:00am at our office in the Family Resource Center building in Opelika. This is a chance to get together with a fantastic resource - other parents who have experience raising a child on the Autism Spectrum. You are not alone on this journey. We are all in this together and we are here to help.

  • Tue
    08
    Dec
    2015
    6:00pm - 7:30pm800 2nd Avenue Opelika

    Would your child like to wave to Santa from across the room? Hand Santa a personal wish list? Sit close (but not too close) to Santa and get their picture taken? Come to the 3rd floor of Trinity United Methodist Church in Opelika on December 8th to attend our low-key, no pressure Christmas party and let your child visit with Santa and his or her own terms. There will also be crafts and snacks available! We look forward to seeing you!

  • Mon
    04
    Jan
    2016
    9:00am-11:00am510 South 7th Street in Opelika

    Have some questions? Have some answers? Have any stories to share? Have we got the place for you! Come join us from 9:00am to 11:00am at our office in the Family Resource Center building in Opelika. This is a chance to get together with a fantastic resource - other parents who have experience raising a child on the Autism Spectrum. You are not alone on this journey. We are all in this together and we are here to help.

  • Tue
    12
    Jan
    2016
    6:00pm - 7:30pm800 2nd Avenue Opelika

    All of our children have areas in which they struggle, but the good news is that they also have areas in which they shine. Come to the 3rd floor of Trinity United Methodist Church in Opelika on January 12th to learn how to use your child's strengths to help them overcome their weaknesses from our special guest speaker. We look forward to seeing you!

    *Childcare will be available.

  • Thu
    21
    Jan
    2016
    6:00pm - 7:30pmTo be announced on our Facebook page

    This is a chance for your teenager (14 years and up) to get together with other teens and go to the movies, play laser tag, hang out and play board games, go bowling, or go out to eat. They get to engage in social activities and be mentored by amazing Auburn University student volunteers. This is a drop off event and it is free to participate! Please RSVP by emailing Lennie Squiers at lennies@leecountyautism.com.

  • Mon
    01
    Feb
    2016
    9:00am-11:00am510 South 7th Street in Opelika

    Have some questions? Have some answers? Have any stories to share? Have we got the place for you! Come join us from 9:00am to 11:00am at our office in the Family Resource Center building in Opelika. This is a chance to get together with a fantastic resource - other parents who have experience raising a child on the Autism Spectrum. You are not alone on this journey. We are all in this together and we are here to help.

  • Tue
    09
    Feb
    2016
    6:00pm - 7:30pmSchool of Kinesiology - 301 Wire Road, Auburn, AL 36849

    We all know the system can be very complicated, but we are here to help. Our special guest speaker will discuss the system, who is eligible, how to apply for benefits, and what recourse you may have if you feel your child was wrongly denied benefits. Come to the School of Kinesiology building on Tuesday, February 9th and learn how to make the system work for you. We look forward to seeing you!

    *Childcare will be available.

  • Thu
    25
    Feb
    2016
    6:00pm - 7:30pmTo be announced on our Facebook page

    This is a chance for your teenager (14 years and up) to get together with other teens and go to the movies, play laser tag, hang out and play board games, go bowling, or go out to eat. They get to engage in social activities and be mentored by amazing Auburn University student volunteers. This is a drop off event and it is free to participate! Please RSVP by emailing Lennie Squiers at lennies@leecountyautism.com.

  • Mon
    07
    Mar
    2016
    9:00am-11:00am510 South 7th Street in Opelika

    Have some questions? Have some answers? Have any stories to share? Have we got the place for you! Come join us from 9:00am to 11:00am at our office in the Family Resource Center building in Opelika. This is a chance to get together with a fantastic resource - other parents who have experience raising a child on the Autism Spectrum. You are not alone on this journey. We are all in this together and we are here to help.

  • Wed
    09
    Mar
    2016
    6:00pm - 7:30pmOpelika SportsPlex 1001 Andrews Rd, Opelika

    Come find out what Lee County and the surrounding areas have to offer individuals with special needs. Vendors, nonprofits, and state agencies will gather together at the Opelika SportsPlex on March 9, 2016 to share information about the programs and opportunities that they have to offer. The Project Lifesaver helicopter is also scheduled to make a landing, so don’t miss it! The helicopter lands at 5:30pm and the Expo begins at 6:00pm.

  • Thu
    24
    Mar
    2016
    6:00pm - 7:30pmTo be announced on our Facebook page

    This is a chance for your teenager (14 years and up) to get together with other teens and go to the movies, play laser tag, hang out and play board games, go bowling, or go out to eat. They get to engage in social activities and be mentored by amazing Auburn University student volunteers. This is a drop off event and it is free to participate! Please RSVP by emailing Lennie Squiers at lennies@leecountyautism.com.

  • Mon
    04
    Apr
    2016
    9:00am-11:00am510 South 7th Street in Opelika

    Have some questions? Have some answers? Have any stories to share? Have we got the place for you! Come join us from 9:00am to 11:00am at our office in the Family Resource Center building in Opelika. This is a chance to get together with a fantastic resource - other parents who have experience raising a child on the Autism Spectrum. You are not alone on this journey. We are all in this together and we are here to help.

  • Sat
    09
    Apr
    2016
    8:00 amCourthouse Square Opelika Alabama

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  • Tue
    12
    Apr
    2016
    6:00pm - 7:30pm301 Wire Road Auburn, AL 36849 - School of Kinesiology building

    April AAE meeting

    Don't miss this opportunity to learn about Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) and ask this amazingly knowledgeable expert your questions so that you can prepare for your child's upcoming end of the year IEP meeting.

    Childcare is available. Please contact Maria Gutierrez at mariag@leecountyautism.com to RSVP.

  • Thu
    28
    Apr
    2016
    6:00pm - 7:30pmTo be announced on our Facebook page

    This is a chance for your teenager (14 years and up) to get together with other teens and go to the movies, play laser tag, hang out and play board games, go bowling, or go out to eat. They get to engage in social activities and be mentored by amazing Auburn University student volunteers. This is a drop off event and it is free to participate! Please RSVP by emailing Lennie Squiers at lennies@leecountyautism.com.

  • Mon
    02
    May
    2016
    9:00am-11:00am510 South 7th Street in Opelika

    Have some questions? Have some answers? Have any stories to share? Have we got the place for you! Come join us from 9:00am to 11:00am at our office in the Family Resource Center building in Opelika. This is a chance to get together with a fantastic resource - other parents who have experience raising a child on the Autism Spectrum. You are not alone on this journey. We are all in this together and we are here to help.

  • Tue
    10
    May
    2016
    6:00pm - 7:30pm301 Wire Road Auburn, AL 36849 - School of Kinesiology building

    Tips, tricks, and activities to do with your children over the coming summer.

  • Fri
    20
    May
    2016
    Sun
    22
    May
    2016
    Children's Harbor - 1 Our Children’s Highway, Alexander City, AL 35010

    Our yearly (C)amp (A)utism (R)espite (E)vent!

    This is a chance for our autism families to attend camp for a weekend and have a great time! The location is beautiful, the cabins are amazing, and the memories will last a lifetime. Applications are due soon!

    Camp Application Form 2016

  • Sat
    04
    Jun
    2016
    6:00 pmRSVP for details

    Moms night out 2016

  • Sun
    26
    Jun
    2016
    Opelika SportsPlex 1001 Andrews Rd, Opelika

    Come celebrate the summer with us! Enjoy the pool, the splash park, pizza, watermelon, and friendship. This event is free to attend. Please send an email Carly Baum at carlyb@leecountyautism.com RSVP.

  • Sun
    31
    Jul
    2016
    2:00pm-7:00pmWindmill Acres - 1258 Lee Road 47, Opelika, AL. 36804

    Come see all your old friends and make some new ones! There will be food and activities for the whole family! To RSVP, send an email to info@leecountyautism.com. For more information, visit our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/LeeCountyAutismResourceAdvocacy/photos/a.536735453050793.1073741827.522099504514388/1095257097198623/?type=3&theater

  • Tue
    27
    Sep
    2016
    6:00 - 7:30 p.m.301 Wire Road Auburn, AL 36849 - School of Kinesiology building

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    There will be no childcare available for this event. This event repeats monthly.

  • Sat
    01
    Oct
    2016
    10:00am - 1:00pmFamily Resource Center 510 South 7th Street Opelika AL 36801

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    It is possible to get all of your child's IEP paperwork organized! If you are ready to tackle the clutter, we are ready to help! To RSVP, send an email to lennies@leecountyautism.com. For more information, visit our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/LeeCountyAutismResourceAdvocacy/

  • Tue
    18
    Oct
    2016
    6:00 - 7:30 p.m.301 Wire Road Auburn, AL 36849 - School of Kinesiology building

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    There will be no childcare available for this event. This event repeats monthly.

  • Thu
    27
    Oct
    2016
    6:00pm - 7:30pmAMF Auburn Lanes 719 Opelika Rd, Auburn, AL 36830

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    Time to go bowling! This is a free drop off event for teens 14 and older at the Auburn bowling alley from 6:00-7:30 pm. Come and bowl with us!

  • Tue
    15
    Nov
    2016
    6:00 - 7:30 p.m.301 Wire Road Auburn, AL 36849 - School of Kinesiology building

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    There will be no childcare available for this event. This event repeats monthly.

  • Thu
    17
    Nov
    2016
    6:00 - 8:00pmOpelika SportsPlex 1001 Andrews Rd, Opelika

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    Please accompany your teen for this special free educational screening of BE SAFE The Movie! This is an opportunity for your teen to learn how to interact safely with law enforcement officers. BE SAFE The Movie shows your child real world examples of possible interactions with law enforcement, and then gives great examples of appropriate responses to their commands and requests. There will also be special guest law enforement officers present. Please register by emailing Maria Gutierrez at mariag@leecountyautism.com.

  • Sat
    10
    Dec
    2016
    10:00 amDowntown Opelika, Alabama

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  • Thu
    15
    Dec
    2016
    6:00pm - 7:30pmOpelika SportsPlex 1001 Andrews Rd, Opelika

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  • Sat
    17
    Dec
    2016
    10:00am - 12:00pmOpelika SportsPlex 1001 Andrews Rd, Opelika

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  • Tue
    10
    Jan
    2017
    6:00 - 7:30 p.m.TownePlace Suites Auburn 1117 S College St, Auburn, AL 36832

    *There will be no childcare available for this event.*

    *This event repeats monthly.*

  • Thu
    19
    Jan
    2017
    6:00 - 7:30 p.m.CyberZone - 107 North 9th Street Opelika, AL 36801

    Time for a round of laser tag! This is a free drop off event for teens 13+. Pizza and drinks will be provided.

    Please RSVP to Maria Gutierrez at mariag@leecountyautism.com to ensure an accurate headcount for the pizza and drinks order.

     

  • Thu
    23
    Feb
    2017
    6:00 - 7:30 p.m.LCARA Office - 601 S 7th Street, Opelika, AL 36801

    Is your teen ready for a fun time making and sharing dessert? This is a free drop off event for teens 13+. Pizza and drinks will be provided.

    Please RSVP to Maria Gutierrez at mariag@leecountyautism.com to ensure an accurate headcount for the pizza and drinks order.

     

  • Sat
    25
    Feb
    2017
    10:00am - 12:00pmLCARA Office - 601 S 7th Street, Opelika, AL 36801

  • Mon
    06
    Mar
    2017
    6:30pm - 7:30pm301 Wire Road Auburn, AL 36849 - School of Kinesiology building

    The meeting is being held at the Auburn University School of Kinesiology, located at 301 Wire Road. Please RSVP at http://aupedmov.weebly.com/outreach.html if you would like to reserve your spot!

  • Mon
    06
    Mar
    2017
    9:00 - 11:00 a.m.LCARA Office - 601 S 7th Street, Opelika, AL 36801

    *There will be no childcare available for this event.*

    *This event repeats monthly.*

  • Tue
    07
    Mar
    2017
    6:00 - 7:30 p.m.LCARA Office - 601 S 7th Street, Opelika, AL 36801

    *There will be no childcare available for this event.*

    *This event repeats monthly.*

  • Tue
    28
    Mar
    2017
    6:00 - 7:30 p.m.LCARA Office - 601 South 7th Street, Opelika, AL 36801

    IEP season is upon us! We are proud to announce that Jeana Winter, the executive director of the Alabama Parent Education Center, has accepted our invitation to speak to the parents about how to prepare themselves for their child's IEP meeting. Please email info@leecountyautism.com if you have any questions. We hope to see you there!

    *There will be no childcare available for this event*

  • Fri
    28
    Apr
    2017
    9:00 am - 2:00 pmLCARA Office - 601 South 7th Street, Opelika, AL 36801

    Solutions Conference 2017 Speaker Line Up

  • Mon
    01
    May
    2017
    9:00 - 11:00 a.m.LCARA Office - 601 S 7th Street, Opelika, AL 36801

    *There will be no childcare available for this event.*

    *This event repeats monthly.*

  • Tue
    02
    May
    2017
    6:00 - 7:30 p.m.LCARA Office - 601 S 7th Street, Opelika, AL 36801

    *There will be no childcare available for this event.*

    *This event repeats monthly.*