12-17-09, Thursday, 7:00-9:00 pm
Georgia Asperger's Organization 2nd Annual Christmas Celebration will be hosted at Barrow
Regional Medical Ctr. 316 N. Broad Street, Winder, GA

11/10/09 - 11/11/09
This high caliber career planning is the key to a successful future with positive long-term outcomes
and is ESSENTIAL for:
*  Career counselors, job coaches, rehab administrators, vocational coordinators
*  Special education administrators, teachers, teacher assistants, case managers, therapists
*  Students, parents, caregivers, young adults
(16 +)
Location: Crowne Plaza Atlanta Airport, 1325 Virginia Ave., Atlanta, GA 30344, Hosted by: Spectrum
Training Systems, Inc., 2024 Jonathon Dr., Appleton, WI  54914, Phone: (920) 749-0332 Fax: (920) 882-

Date 10-16-09, "Barrow County Special Olympics" Winder Barrow High School, 272 North 5th
Avenue, Winder, GA, 30680

Date 10-1-09, New Fall T.A.P. Group begins

DATE 10-1-09, Guest Speaker Mrs. Ashley Rentz will discuss "What A Great IDEA!, An Overview
of Special Education for Parents & Families with special needs"
hosted by Barrow Jackson County Navigator
Team & Parent to Parent of Georgia

DATE 9-26-09, “Autism 101”, a  resource fair sponsored by the Autism Society of America - Greater
Georgia Chapter  for families of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Location: 855
Northbrook Parkway, Suwanee, GA  30024

DATE 9-25-09, "Parent to Parent & Me Introduction" Call Marcia for more information 770-307-0672
hosted by Barrow Jackson County Navigator Team & Parent to Parent of Georgia

DATE 9-17-09, Guest Speaker, Mr. Cody Boisclair  will discuss  "A Personal Story of Hope &
Inspiration "
DATE 9-1-09, Open enrollment begins for our 2009 Fall T.A.P. Group begins

DATE 8-3-09,  Topic 'Rest & Relaxation' Mrs. Laura Prince, (Licensed massage therapist) provided
more than 10 chair massages during our monthly B.A.S.S. meeting

DATE 7-16-09,  Guest Speaker Meeting - Mrs. Karmen Hughes who works with Easter Seals will
discuss "Champion's for Children" eligibility requirements for person's who have been denied the
Katie Beckett Waiver AKA the Deeming waiver

DATE 5/21/09, Guest Speaker Meeting - Dr. Felissa Goldstein who works with Marcus Inst. will
discuss "Medication Options for Families with Exceptional needs"
Sponsored by: Georgia Asperger's Organizat

May 1, 2009, Friday, 6:30-9:00 pm
Georgia Asperger's Organization Spring 2009 Family Fun Night Jungle Jumpers, 192 Pickle Simon
Rd. Winder, GA 30680, 770-307-5867. Thank you to Mr. George and Mrs. Gayle Mansour for providing
the pizza and soft drinks and also to PAPA JOHN'S Pizza for their donation of even more pizza to
ensure that all of our precious children and their siblings had plenty to eat. Thank you Jungle
Jumpers for sponsoring our 1 year celebration and providing such a wonderful and fun place for our
families to connect together.

DATE 4-2-09, Guest Speaker Meeting - Mrs. Ashley Rentz Will discuss "Developing an Effective
Partnership & IFSP/IEP with Your Child's Education Team "

DATE 3-19-09, Guest Speaker - Mrs. Jannie Jennings, Founder of Turn -Around -Therapy will discuss
"Strengthening Social Skills & Discovering The Benefits of Inclusion

DATE 3-21-09,  Family Academy - By: David Bly  "Your children will become what you are; So be
what you want them to be."

DATES 3-21-09, Gwinnett Adult Transition Fair "Ga. Medicaid Basics & Home & Community-Based

DATE 3-7-09, Guest Speaker Meeting - Toni Thomas will discuss
"A is for Autism Parenting Workshop" Sponsored by: The Pilot Club of Oconee County & The Oconee County

F.A.C.E.S.   Walton County Auti & Aspie support group meets 3rd Thursday of each month from 7-8:
30 p.m.

February 5, 2009  7:00-8:30 pm,  Guest Speaker Mrs.  Marchia Williams of P2P will discuss "The
Navigator Team Project Opportunities for the Barrow-Jackson County Area"

January 15, 2009  7:00-8:30 pm,  Mrs. Cyndi White will discuss "Effects Of Puberty on Teens & Adults
With Special Needs"

January 30, 2009, Friday, 6:30-9:00 pm Georgia Asperger's Organization 1st Annual Winter Family
Fun Night 2009 at Jungle Jumpers, 192 Pickle Simon Rd. Winder, GA 30680, 770-307-5867

January 1, 2009,  Thursday,  7:00-8:30 pm
Georgia Asperger's Organization 1st B.A.S.S. & T.A.P. Groups for  2009
Georgia Asperger's Organization
2009 Calendar Events