The World of Dating and Intimate Relationships Classes

This is an introductory series intended for adults with mild autism.  The informational series, “The World of Dating and Intimate Relationships” will begin Thurs, July 24, 2014 from 6-7pm in Corona.  Classes will be held every Thursday for 9 weeks at this time and location.

This series of classes are designed to allow participants to explore their attitudes and values regarding healthy sexual relationship development.   Participants of the series will be introduced to important concepts such as the link between dating and friendships, social communication skills involved in dating, abusive and illegal behaviors and factors to consider when using social media.

Class is taught by an Education Specialist.  Cost of the class is $5 per class – $45 total.  Scholarships are available.  Class size is limited.  No parents are allowed.  Please register only if you can make all 9 classes.  Register here

Limited Number of Scholarships Available for Swim Lessons at the Cove

iStock_000018628689SmallASIE has partnered once again with StarF.I.S.H. Adapted Swim Lessons at the Cove Waterpark in Riverside to offer scholarships for swim classes.  The StarFISH program offers individualized instruction to develop water safety, swimming, and social skills in a safe environment with trained instructors.

 Class times are flexible. Sessions start June 7th – 2 week M- Th or Saturday sessions available. Price vary depending on if individualized or group lessons needed, and if weekday or Saturday classes are taken. Please call (951) 360-1974 x 225 for more info or to schedule a swimming assessment to determine which class is needed.

Our sincerest thanks to A-Tech Consulting in Orange County for their generous donation of $1500.  This money will be used as part of our scholarship fund for the swim program at the Cove this summer funded in honor of Adrian Rodriguez.  Click here for scholarship application – Scholarship Policy 2014  Forms can be mailed or emailed back to ASIE for approval.

6th Annual Camping Trip

Fri, Aug 22- Sun, Aug 24th.  Games, hay rides, horseshoes, campfires, swimming and s’mores! Fishing is available for a small fee. Don’t forget your tent, camping gear, swimsuit, drinks and snacks to share with the group. Meals will be provided. 
Admission is $7 per person per night. You can pay the front desk as you arrive. 
Tucalota Springs Campground. For more info or to RSVP>>>

Autism Day at the Cove Waterpark

cove3***FULL***Autism Day at the Cove is back and this year we will have the entire park to ourselves! Admission is $5 per person (children 3 and under are free).  You may order a pre-paid lunch for another $5 per person (cheeseburger, hot dog or chicken nuggets meals) or the snack bar will be open and you can purchase food on your own.  Sorry, no outside food can be brought in.   $10 for lunch and admission is a – $15 pp savings!!!

Many Thanks to our Walk for Autism 2014 Sponsors!

We wanted to take a moment to thank our sponsors for this year’s Walk for Autism.

Molina Healthcare LogoMolina Healthcare was first to answer our call for sponsorship, and did so at the Presenting level, with a donation of $1,500!


People's Care Autism Services LogoPeople’s Care Autism Services responded to our call as well and sponsored our walk at the Partner level, with a donation of $1,000!


A Change in Trajectory (ACT) LogoA Change in Trajectory (ACT) also reached out to us with an offer to sponsor Walk for Autism 2014. They agreed to sponsor at the Advocate level, donating $500!


Hope, Inc. and Behavior Frontiers sponsored the Walk for Autism at the Friend level, each donating $250!

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