Autism Awareness Month Activities

April is Autism Awareness Month, and Spectrum Services has many ways for everyone to get involved in helping to raise awareness about our Hudson Valley loved ones with Autism. Join us, and become an Autism Awareness Advocate! We’ll have fundraising events, knowledge-drives, and ways for you to support Hudson Valley children with autism who attend Spectrum Services.

This Autism Awareness Month, we’re raising funds to build our students a new Spray Park (Click Here for details).

Come to “A Taste of Spain” Food & Wine Pairing – Click Here

An Autism Awareness Event
Friday, April 12th – From 7-11pm at The Chateau, in Kingston
Bienvenido a España! Join us for a celebration of Spanish cuisine and wine, as we take a culinary tour of select vintages and expertly prepared dishes. We’ll start the evening in Madrid, with a wonderful cocktail hour and stunning tapas and hors d’oeuvres, and then it’s off to Barcelona for dinner.

We’ll also have a silent and live auction teeming with items you’ll want to bid on! This special fundraiser unites the culinary skills of The Château with the masters of wine knowledge and lore from Stone Ridge Wine and Spirits. Click Here for more details!

Become an Autism Awareness Ambassador – Click Here

You can help raise autism awareness and needed funding to
support our life-changing program on your Facebook page.
For Autism Awareness Month, use your Facebook page to help raise funds to support the life-changing work done at Spectrum Services. Donate, get your friends involved, too, and share this on your own page! Let’s make a difference in the lives of our special little learners! Click Here for instructions on how to create your own fundraiser!

Hudson Valley Bounce for Autism – Join us for a day of trampoline fun – Click Here

Saturday, April 6th – 9am – 9pm at Bounce Poughkeepsie
2 Neptune Road Poughkeepsie (Just off off Route 9)
A day of trampoline fun for all Hudson Valley families affected by autism. Come out and have fun while supporting Spectrum Services and our students. Simply print our downloadable flyer that needs to be presented when you purchase tickets. For each the school receives $4. Click Here to print the flyer.

“Through the Lens of Autism” A Photo Exhibit – Click Here

Throughout the month of April
Hosted by Ulster Savings Bank 280 Wall Street, Kingston NY
Our friends at Ulster Savings Bank are once again hosting Through the Lens of Autism, a photo exhibition from photographs taken by Spectrum Services students in our program of the same name. The exhibition will run the entire month of April, and will be displayed at Ulster Savings Bank’s Wall Street branch. Click Here for details.

Carmine’s Ride for Autism: A Motorcycle Poker Run & BBQ – Click Here

Saturday, April 27th (Rain Date 4/28)
Starting & Finishing at O’Toole’s Harley Davidson, 4 Sullivan Street, Wurtsboro NY 12790
A call to Hudson Valley Motorcycle enthusiasts! Join fellow bikers for Carmine’s Ride for Autism, a Poker Run to support the life-changing programs and services for children with autism, like Carmine, who attend Spectrum Services. Hosted and sponsored by O’Toole’s Harley-Davidson. Join us for this Autism Awareness Month event! Click Here for Details!

Autism Awareness Art Exhibition – Click Here

Hosted by Art Society of Kingston (ASK)
Throughout the month of April – 97 Broadway, Kingston NY
For Autism Awareness Month, Center for Spectrum Services is once again organizing an Autism Awareness Art Show featuring artwork by our students. This year the exhibition will include artwork by siblings and family members. The exhibition is again this year being held at Arts Society of Kingston (ASK), located on Broadway near the Kingston waterfront. Take in the unique life perspectives of our students and their families! Click Here for details!