Upcoming Events

Recurring

Autism Direct Support Certification – Fall Session

Virtual Event

This program is designed for professionals and caregivers who work with or support individuals with autism and want to provide better service and care. Individuals on the spectrum also are welcome and encouraged to attend for increased self-understanding and to share their unique perspectives. TRAINING OBJECTIVES Identify how people with autism think. Understand how differences […]

$260

Recurring

CSz Improv Skills – Advanced Class

Center for Prerfroming Arts 3754 Pleasant Ave, Minneapolis, MN

AuSM is pleased to continue its partnership with CSz Twin Cities to offer classes based on the principles of improvisational theater. Have fun while learning how to respond to the unexpected, engage in reciprocal interactions, and support fellow participants in keeping a scene moving forward. No prior improv experience is necessary. Experienced improv participants may […]

$275 – $325
Recurring

Autism Direct Support Certification – Fall Session

Virtual Event

This program is designed for professionals and caregivers who work with or support individuals with autism and want to provide better service and care. Individuals on the spectrum also are welcome and encouraged to attend for increased self-understanding and to share their unique perspectives. TRAINING OBJECTIVES Identify how people with autism think. Understand how differences […]

$260
Recurring

CSz Improv Skills – Advanced Class

Center for Prerfroming Arts 3754 Pleasant Ave, Minneapolis, MN

AuSM is pleased to continue its partnership with CSz Twin Cities to offer classes based on the principles of improvisational theater. Have fun while learning how to respond to the unexpected, engage in reciprocal interactions, and support fellow participants in keeping a scene moving forward. No prior improv experience is necessary. Experienced improv participants may […]

$275 – $325

Apple Cidering and Fall Colors Hike for People with Autism

Lowry Nature Center 7025 Nature Center Dr., Victoria, MN

Ages 13+ Make apple cider using a cider press. Explore the trails of Lowry while taking in the colors of the season. Make friends and practice communicating your needs during safe, off-trail adventures away from the comforts of home. Participants must be able to demonstrate self-care skills without assistance, independently follow adult direction and safety […]

$20
Recurring

SELF – Let’s Talk About Sexuality: Sex, Communication, and Boundaries

Virtual Event

18+ Learn about sexual development and expression and engage in conversations about safe, healthy sexuality. Topics will include: healthy relationships, safe and appropriate boundaries, consent, personal safety, private and public spaces, dating and relationships, hygiene and personal care, human reproduction, pregnancy prevention, and gender and sexual orientation.  Offered in partnership with the Autism Society of […]

$150 – $195
Recurring

CSz Improv Skills – Advanced Class

Center for Prerfroming Arts 3754 Pleasant Ave, Minneapolis, MN

AuSM is pleased to continue its partnership with CSz Twin Cities to offer classes based on the principles of improvisational theater. Have fun while learning how to respond to the unexpected, engage in reciprocal interactions, and support fellow participants in keeping a scene moving forward. No prior improv experience is necessary. Experienced improv participants may […]

$275 – $325

Understanding Autism and Best Support Strategies

Virtual Event

Learn common characteristics of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and sensory processing disorders. Obtain valuable insight on evidence-based practices for supporting individuals across settings.  Who should participate?  Caregivers, parents, grandparents, group home and day program staff, Personal Care Attendants, and education and health care staff will benefit from this class. *Note: This is a single-session […]

Recurring

SELF – Let’s Talk About Sexuality: Sex, Communication, and Boundaries

Virtual Event

18+ Learn about sexual development and expression and engage in conversations about safe, healthy sexuality. Topics will include: healthy relationships, safe and appropriate boundaries, consent, personal safety, private and public spaces, dating and relationships, hygiene and personal care, human reproduction, pregnancy prevention, and gender and sexual orientation.  Offered in partnership with the Autism Society of […]

$150 – $195

Minnesota Landscape Arboretum – MEA Recreation

Minnesota Landscape Arboretum 3675 Arboretum Dr., Chaska, MN

Ages 14-24 Tour the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum and enjoy the fall colors while fostering learning, friendship, and fun while celebrating neurodiversity. AuSM programs are conducive to youth and adults who fall within the wide range of the autism spectrum, and programs are staffed at a 1:4 staff-to-participant ratio.

$35 – $45

Spring and Summer Classes and Camp

AuSM will be offering a wide variety of social skills class experiences this spring and summer as well as summer camp opportunities. As you make plans for fun in the sun, consider AuSM!

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