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September & October 2022 Calendar of Events

*Indicates an Autism Society of Mahoning Valley Hosted Event
September Events

*Moms’ Night Out – Coaches – 5529 Mahoning Ave, Austintown on Wednesday, September 7 at 6:30pm. Registration required at:  https://autismmv.org/nightoutaugust.php

Trumbull County Health & Wellness Expo – Tuesday, September 13 in the Eastwood Mall Center Court. We will have a resource table at this event, so stop by and visit us. Learn more at: https://www.facebook.com/events/856117575368932

*Social Connections – our monthly Social Connections group is going strong and our tweens and teens and adults love it!  Contact our Social Connections Facilitator, Faith at socialconnections@autismmv.org with any questions or for registration signup.  Our next event is: Saturday, September 17 for an Open Mic event at the Alta Building, Campus of Care, Mineral Ridge.

Sensory- Friendly Story Time – Thank you to The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County for re-starting this great program.  We are happy to provide our support. The next event is September 17 at 11am at the Downtown Youngstown Branch. Ages 3-8 with autism or sensory processing disorder, siblings also welcome. Registration required: Here is the direct link to register: https://plymc.bibliocommons.com/events/62d2e9190685eb4200c6c46f 

*September Family Monthly Community Outing – Ice Cream Social, Playground and Game Night – Austintown Township Park , 6000 Kirk Rd, Canfield on Thursday, September 22 at 5:30pm. Register HERE: https://autismmv.org/austintownregistration.php

*Support Group – Thursday, September 22 at 9:30am

Register HERE: https://autismmv.org/virtualcoffeeoct.php
We are back to our virtual monthly support group to help parents and caregivers with resources or just someone to bounce ideas off of. We will once again also set up private phone calls for anyone who needs resources but are unable to attend during this group time.  Email Robin at robin@autismmv.org to set up a 20 minute call or Zoom to discuss your needs.

October Events

*Moms’ Night Out – El Jalapeno II – 4626 Mahoning Ave, Austintown on Wednesday, October 5 at 6:30pm. Registration required at:  https://autismmv.org/nightoutoct.php

MCBDD Transition Fair – Saturday, October 15 at the Southern Park Mall, Boardman. We will have a resource table at this event, so stop by and visit us and other organizations and businesses working on young adult services and programs. The event hours will run from 11:30am-3:30pm in the JC Penney’s Concourse.

5th Annual Inclusive Trunk or Treat – October 22 at the Canfield Fairgrounds Event Center.  Special needs only times, as well as fun for all families. Businesses and organizations needed to decorate trunks and pass out candy and non-candy items. Must pre-register for the event.  Event registration not available yet.

*Social Connections – our monthly Social Connections group is going strong and our tweens and teens and adults love it!  Contact our Social Connections Facilitator, Faith at socialconnections@autismmv.org with any questions or for registration signup.  Our next event will be mid-end of October hopefully for a hike and social event through the beautiful Mill Creek Park. We will update details soon.

Sensory- Friendly Story Time – Thank you to The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County for re-starting this great program.  We are happy to provide our support. The next event will be mid October at 11am at the Downtown Youngstown Branch. Ages 3-8 with autism or sensory processing disorder, siblings also welcome. Registration required. We will add a link when available or search the Main Library under Sensory.

*Fall Harvest Festival & Special Needs Resource Fair – Saturday, October 29, 2022 from 12-3pm at Cornerhouse Christian Church, 6954 Chestnut Ridge Rd, Hubbard, OH 44425

Event by: AATAP – Autism Awareness Training and Acceptance Program. In Partnership with: Autism Society of Mahoning Valley

EVERYONE is welcome to enjoy AATAP’s and the Autism Society of Mahoning Valley’s Fall Festival. Come meet and interact with local First Responders & their emergency vehicles! There is no age restriction for those with special needs that would like to attend. Free event. All individuals who pre-register by filling out this form with special needs will receive a little goodie bag – stop at the Autism Society of Mahoning Valley table on event day to receive yours.

Wear your Halloween costumes if you would like to. Bring $ for the AATAP basket auction fundraiser. Pre-register and stop by the Autism Society of Mahoning Valley table to receive your free fidget and craft bag. Register HERE: https://autismmv.org/festival

*Support Group – Thursday, October 20 at 9:30am

Register HERE: https://autismmv.org/virtualcoffeeoct.php
We are going to try to go back to an in person for our monthly morning support group to help parents and caregivers with resources or just someone to bounce ideas off of. We will once again also set up private phone calls for anyone who needs resources but are unable to attend during this group time.  Email Robin at robin@autismmv.org to set up a 20 minute call or Zoom to discuss your needs.