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Blood Drive 11:00 am
Blood Drive @ Northeast Clinical Services
May 2 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Northeast Arc’s home health care agency, Northeast Clinical Services, is pleased to be hosting an American Red Cross blood drive at their Dedham office at 280 Bridge Street (building in the back). Please reserve the time slot you’d like by … Continue reading
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Recreation Family Meet & Greet 6:00 pm
Recreation Family Meet & Greet @ Northeast Arc's Center for Developmental Excellence
May 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Recreation Department staff invites all families—regulars and newcomers—to join us for a night of learning about our programs, discussion and feedback about current programs, and getting to know one another better! Please RSVP by May 1st. We are looking forward to a great night!
Support Group: Adults with Asperger’s 6:00 pm
Support Group: Adults with Asperger’s @ Northeast Arc's Center for Developmental Excellence
May 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Pizza and Game Night for our Adults with Asperger’s Support Group! The $12 fee covers pizza, salad, dessert and beverage. Prior registration is required. AANE/ASC sponsored.
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Ladies Night 6:30 pm
Ladies Night @ Northeast Arc
May 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
For ages 10 to 14. Girls are amazing, awesome, fun, inspiring, incredible! (However, so are ALL kids.) Girls face their own challenges socially, and Spotlight Friday Night is a place for ladies to come and relax and hang out in … Continue reading
Pizza and Video Games 6:30 pm
Pizza and Video Games @ Northeast Arc
May 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Not only are video games super fun, they have a lot to offer to enrich a social experience. Video games create opportunities for turn-taking, collaboration, sportsmanship, and tolerance all the while throwing bananas!
Science Night 6:30 pm
Science Night @ Northeast Arc's Center for Developmental Excellence
May 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Ever wonder how chemical reactions work? Ever seen a Mento cause a soda volcano? Join us for a fun night of science experiments! Medical Fact sheet and intake interview required for first-time participants.
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Music Makers (Music Therapy) 9:00 am
Music Makers (Music Therapy) @ Northeast Arc's Center for Developmental Excellence
May 7 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
For children ages 2½ to 6 and siblings. A development-oriented program where children can explore, play and grow as they learn socialization skills using songs, instruments and movement to encourage musical, social, physical, and emotional growth and learning. Parent participation … Continue reading
Take One 9:00 am
Take One @ Northeast Arc's Center for Developmental Excellence
May 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Take One is a therapeutic play-based pragmatic skills group that utilizes music, movement, drama and play activities to encourage children ages 3 to 5 to learn and practice social skills and have fun being part of a group. A minimum … Continue reading
On Cue 10:00 am
On Cue @ Northeast Arc's Center for Developmental Excellence
May 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
On Cue strives to facilitate the skills necessary for social and emotional development in children ages 6 to 9. This is done through activities that encourage play and friendship building and which positively impact relational functioning and emotional connection at … Continue reading
Sing and Play Together (Music Therapy) 10:00 am
Sing and Play Together (Music Therapy) @ Northeast Arc's Center for Developmental Excellence
May 7 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
For children ages 7 to 12. Come sing along with new friends in this music therapy group that focuses on language and communication skills. Designed for children with emerging and developing verbal skills to participate in a supportive and therapeutic … Continue reading
Social Scenes 10:00 am
Social Scenes @ Northeast Arc
May 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Social Scenes are therapeutic, drama-based social pragmatics groups for youth ages 10 to 18 with social-emotional challenges. Our groups follow a semi-structured schedule which focuses on utilizing improvisation games to teach and reinforce a variety of social pragmatic skills. These … Continue reading
Social Scenes Minecraft! 10:00 am
Social Scenes Minecraft! @ Northeast Arc
May 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Social Scenes are therapeutic, drama-based social pragmatics groups for youth ages 10 to 18 with social-emotional challenges. Our groups follow a semi-structured schedule which focuses on utilizing improvisation games to teach and reinforce a variety of social pragmatic skills. These … Continue reading
Music, Friends & Me! (Music Therapy) 11:00 am
Music, Friends & Me! (Music Therapy) @ Northeast Arc's Center for Developmental Excellence
May 7 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
For ages 13 and above. Do you love listening to music? Want to learn how to play some instruments and even make your own songs? You will have a great time jamming and meeting new people who share your passion … Continue reading
Legoland Discovery Center 12:00 pm
Legoland Discovery Center @ Legoland Discovery Center Boston
May 7 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Today, we go back to Legoland! Be prepared to be amazed at what can be made out of Legos! We will have some fun playing with Legos, riding rides and watching a 4D movie! Lunch location: Panera Bread Please note: … Continue reading
Next Stage 12:30 pm
Next Stage @ Northeast Arc
May 7 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Our Next Stage groups are targeted to provide individuals ages 14 to 22 with education and support around issues faced during the transition to adulthood. While Next Stage incorporates improvisation games and role plays into each week’s lesson, Next Stage … Continue reading
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Support Group: Parents of Adults with Asperger’s 6:30 pm
Support Group: Parents of Adults with Asperger’s @ Northeast Arc's Center for Developmental Excellence
May 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
AANE/ASC sponsored.
Support Group: Parents of Children with ASD 7:00 pm
Support Group: Parents of Children with ASD @ Newburyport 5 Cents Savings Bank
May 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Parent facilitator: Nancy Lucier ASC sponsored.
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Support Group: Spanish-Speaking Parents of Children with Disabilities 9:30 am
Support Group: Spanish-Speaking Parents of Children with Disabilities @ Community Action Program
May 13 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
ASC sponsored.
Ladies Night 6:30 pm
Ladies Night @ Northeast Arc
May 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
For ages 10 to 14. Girls are amazing, awesome, fun, inspiring, incredible! (However, so are ALL kids.) Girls face their own challenges socially, and Spotlight Friday Night is a place for ladies to come and relax and hang out in … Continue reading
Pizza and Video Games 6:30 pm
Pizza and Video Games @ Northeast Arc
May 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Not only are video games super fun, they have a lot to offer to enrich a social experience. Video games create opportunities for turn-taking, collaboration, sportsmanship, and tolerance all the while throwing bananas!
Recycling Art Night 6:30 pm
Recycling Art Night @ Northeast Arc's Center for Developmental Excellence
May 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Tonight we turn every day trash and recycling into beautiful pieces of art! Medical Fact sheet and intake interview required for first-time participants.
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Music Makers (Music Therapy) 9:00 am
Music Makers (Music Therapy) @ Northeast Arc's Center for Developmental Excellence
May 14 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
For children ages 2½ to 6 and siblings. A development-oriented program where children can explore, play and grow as they learn socialization skills using songs, instruments and movement to encourage musical, social, physical, and emotional growth and learning. Parent participation … Continue reading
Take One 9:00 am
Take One @ Northeast Arc's Center for Developmental Excellence
May 14 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Take One is a therapeutic play-based pragmatic skills group that utilizes music, movement, drama and play activities to encourage children ages 3 to 5 to learn and practice social skills and have fun being part of a group. A minimum … Continue reading
Kites Over New England 10:00 am
Kites Over New England @ Nahant Beach
May 14 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Today we head to Nahant Beach for an amazing day of flying kites and kite-flying demos from Kites Over New England members! Bring a kite and a blanket if you have one. Lunch: pack one! Please note: • Saturday Outings … Continue reading
On Cue 10:00 am
On Cue @ Northeast Arc's Center for Developmental Excellence
May 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
On Cue strives to facilitate the skills necessary for social and emotional development in children ages 6 to 9. This is done through activities that encourage play and friendship building and which positively impact relational functioning and emotional connection at … Continue reading
Sing and Play Together (Music Therapy) 10:00 am
Sing and Play Together (Music Therapy) @ Northeast Arc's Center for Developmental Excellence
May 14 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
For children ages 7 to 12. Come sing along with new friends in this music therapy group that focuses on language and communication skills. Designed for children with emerging and developing verbal skills to participate in a supportive and therapeutic … Continue reading
Social Scenes 10:00 am
Social Scenes @ Northeast Arc
May 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Social Scenes are therapeutic, drama-based social pragmatics groups for youth ages 10 to 18 with social-emotional challenges. Our groups follow a semi-structured schedule which focuses on utilizing improvisation games to teach and reinforce a variety of social pragmatic skills. These … Continue reading
Social Scenes Minecraft! 10:00 am
Social Scenes Minecraft! @ Northeast Arc
May 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Social Scenes are therapeutic, drama-based social pragmatics groups for youth ages 10 to 18 with social-emotional challenges. Our groups follow a semi-structured schedule which focuses on utilizing improvisation games to teach and reinforce a variety of social pragmatic skills. These … Continue reading
Music, Friends & Me! (Music Therapy) 11:00 am
Music, Friends & Me! (Music Therapy) @ Northeast Arc's Center for Developmental Excellence
May 14 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
For ages 13 and above. Do you love listening to music? Want to learn how to play some instruments and even make your own songs? You will have a great time jamming and meeting new people who share your passion … Continue reading
Next Stage 12:30 pm
Next Stage @ Northeast Arc
May 14 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Our Next Stage groups are targeted to provide individuals ages 14 to 22 with education and support around issues faced during the transition to adulthood. While Next Stage incorporates improvisation games and role plays into each week’s lesson, Next Stage … Continue reading
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Support Group: Parents of Children with Intensive Needs 10:00 am
Support Group: Parents of Children with Intensive Needs @ Northeast Arc's Center for Developmental Excellence
May 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
ASC sponsored.
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Support Group: Parents of Children Under Age 5 5:30 pm
Support Group: Parents of Children Under Age 5 @ Northeast Arc's Center for Developmental Excellence
May 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
ASC sponsored.
Support Group: Parents of Newly Diagnosed Children 5 and Under 5:30 pm
Support Group: Parents of Newly Diagnosed Children 5 and Under @ Northeast Arc's Autism Support Center
May 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
New group for parents of children under age 5 Parents of newly diagnosed children ages 5 and under have unique needs for information and support.  To meet those needs we are forming a new support group beginning in July.  It … Continue reading
Support Group: Adults 18+ with Asperger’s 6:45 pm
Support Group: Adults 18+ with Asperger’s @ Northeast Arc's Center for Developmental Excellence
May 19 @ 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm
ASC/AANE sponsored.
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Ladies Night 6:30 pm
Ladies Night @ Northeast Arc
May 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
For ages 10 to 14. Girls are amazing, awesome, fun, inspiring, incredible! (However, so are ALL kids.) Girls face their own challenges socially, and Spotlight Friday Night is a place for ladies to come and relax and hang out in … Continue reading
Pizza and Video Games 6:30 pm
Pizza and Video Games @ Northeast Arc
May 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Not only are video games super fun, they have a lot to offer to enrich a social experience. Video games create opportunities for turn-taking, collaboration, sportsmanship, and tolerance all the while throwing bananas!
Spring Dance 6:30 pm
Spring Dance @ Northeast Arc's Center for Developmental Excellence
May 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
For our first dance of spring, we are shedding the winter blues and wearing our summer clothes! Medical Fact sheet and intake interview required for first-time participants.
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Learning About Housing 8:30 am
Learning About Housing @ Northeast Arc's Center for Developmental Excellence
May 21 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Northeast Arc’s Autism Support Center is pleased to host this Autism Housing Pathways workshop featuring housing expert Cathy Boyle. In this day-long “Learning About Housing” workshop, families will be guided through a housing manual that will help determine what housing … Continue reading
Music Makers (Music Therapy) 9:00 am
Music Makers (Music Therapy) @ Northeast Arc's Center for Developmental Excellence
May 21 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
For children ages 2½ to 6 and siblings. A development-oriented program where children can explore, play and grow as they learn socialization skills using songs, instruments and movement to encourage musical, social, physical, and emotional growth and learning. Parent participation … Continue reading
Take One 9:00 am
Take One @ Northeast Arc's Center for Developmental Excellence
May 21 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Take One is a therapeutic play-based pragmatic skills group that utilizes music, movement, drama and play activities to encourage children ages 3 to 5 to learn and practice social skills and have fun being part of a group. A minimum … Continue reading
On Cue 10:00 am
On Cue @ Northeast Arc's Center for Developmental Excellence
May 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
On Cue strives to facilitate the skills necessary for social and emotional development in children ages 6 to 9. This is done through activities that encourage play and friendship building and which positively impact relational functioning and emotional connection at … Continue reading
Sing and Play Together (Music Therapy) 10:00 am
Sing and Play Together (Music Therapy) @ Northeast Arc's Center for Developmental Excellence
May 21 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
For children ages 7 to 12. Come sing along with new friends in this music therapy group that focuses on language and communication skills. Designed for children with emerging and developing verbal skills to participate in a supportive and therapeutic … Continue reading
Social Scenes 10:00 am
Social Scenes @ Northeast Arc
May 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Social Scenes are therapeutic, drama-based social pragmatics groups for youth ages 10 to 18 with social-emotional challenges. Our groups follow a semi-structured schedule which focuses on utilizing improvisation games to teach and reinforce a variety of social pragmatic skills. These … Continue reading
Social Scenes Minecraft! 10:00 am
Social Scenes Minecraft! @ Northeast Arc
May 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Social Scenes are therapeutic, drama-based social pragmatics groups for youth ages 10 to 18 with social-emotional challenges. Our groups follow a semi-structured schedule which focuses on utilizing improvisation games to teach and reinforce a variety of social pragmatic skills. These … Continue reading
Franklin Park Zoo 11:00 am
Franklin Park Zoo @ Franklin Park Zoo
May 21 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Lions, tigers and bears…OH MY! Today we see all the amazing and exotic animals at the Franklin Park Zoo! Lunch location: Kelly’s Roast Beef Please note: • Saturday Outings are for ages 13+ • Pre-registration fee of $30 is required, … Continue reading
Music, Friends & Me! (Music Therapy) 11:00 am
Music, Friends & Me! (Music Therapy) @ Northeast Arc's Center for Developmental Excellence
May 21 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
For ages 13 and above. Do you love listening to music? Want to learn how to play some instruments and even make your own songs? You will have a great time jamming and meeting new people who share your passion … Continue reading
Next Stage 12:30 pm
Next Stage @ Northeast Arc
May 21 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Our Next Stage groups are targeted to provide individuals ages 14 to 22 with education and support around issues faced during the transition to adulthood. While Next Stage incorporates improvisation games and role plays into each week’s lesson, Next Stage … Continue reading
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Tournament Night 6:30 pm
Tournament Night @ Northeast Arc's Center for Developmental Excellence
May 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Tonight we test our abilities! Join us for a night of floor hockey, basketball, bowling, darts, mini golf and so much more! Medical Fact sheet and intake interview required for first-time participants.
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