AHA 2012 Annual Meeting
AHA Members Only - renewals and membership available at meeting
Board of Directors Election and Presentation
Effective Communication Techniques: harnessing emotions, overcoming obstacles and becoming your child's best advocate
How can I be "heard" at a CSE meeting?
When is written confirmation recommended or necessary?
How can I become a better listener?
What is the Rule of Two?
When and how do I advocate to the community at large?
How do I overcome ignorant or inappropriate comments about my child or my parenting skills?
How much do I share?
Is it ever appropriate to "lose it"?
Presenter: Edward Nitkewicz, Esq.
Date: Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: YAI, 555 Washington Ave., Brentwood, NY
______Past Events 2012______________
"Autism: Coming Of Age"
Film and Discussion
A Film Documentary created by PBS
This 57 minute film follows 3 families with young adults on the Autism spectrum and the challenges and issues that they face as their children become adults and have to deal with housing, jobs and their futures. Watch the preview here.
When: Thursday, March 1 support meeting at YAI in Brentwood
Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Directions: YAI, 555 Washington Ave., Brentwood, NY
Presenter: Jeff Silverman from the Center for Wealth Preservation
For further information: Info@ahany.org 888-918-9198
AHA Events Just One Wheel
An AHA family event
Just One Wheel is the country's first and only unicycle training and balance center, specializing in the sport of balance utilizing a unique unicycle training device. The afternoon will start off with a demonstration show followed by an opportunity for everyone to do something you never thought possible, RIDE A UNICYCLE! The FUN doesn't stop there; you can play sports on a unicycle, including basketball and hockey, and participate in many other exciting activities.
Where: 191 Newtown Rd, Plainview, LI, NY
When: Saturday, February 4th
Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Fee: $10 AHA Members, $15 Non-Members (3 y/o and up, all invited – siblings, family, uncles, grandparents, friends)
David Finch, author
Book Release, January 2012
The Journal of Best Practices: A Memoir of Marriage, Asperger Syndrome, and One Man’s Quest to Be a Better Husband, published by Scribner
When: Thursday, January 5, 2012
Where: AHA at Spectrum Services, 303 Fifth Avenue (Suite 1003), 10th Floor
Between 31-32 Street, NYC
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm
There is no fee for this event but you must RSVP to email@example.com due to limited seating. We will confirm your attendance.
David's insights into relationships, love, marriage and fatherhood as an adult diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome will have you nodding, grinning, and relating. Married to a very patient partner who is also a speech & language professional David has a unique perspective and a great sense of humor.
After reading a prepublication of this book we are very enthusiastic about meeting David and hearing him in person. We know you will be, too!
Books will be available for purchase and signing.
Any questions? Contact AHA at firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 888.918.9198.