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SPARK Autism Research Study at USC

SPARK at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) and USC Early Social Development Lab have partnered together to put on an Autism Research and Resource Fair! This free event will include research study opportunities (available from 9am-1pm) for children with ASD and their families, toilet training, communication, and social skills workshops, and tables from local

The 2020 Lowcountry Mental Health Conference

The Lowcountry Mental Health Conference will be taking place July 30-31, 2020 in Charleston, SC. Break-Out Sessions Offered in 2020 Break-out sessions this summer, giving you more choices than ever before!! The conference lunch time will be two hours long so up to five break-out sessions per day may be offered in the Gaillard Salon

Transition Fair to be held February 22nd

The 5th annual Transition Fair will be held at the College of Charleston – North Campus on February 22nd, 2020 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. We hope that you will attend this amazing opportunity for families and caregivers to learn more about the myriad and diverse services available to students with special needs. Employers, information

Hockey Fundraiser for HOPE Fund

MUSC has partnered with the South Carolina Stingrays to bring you a Hockey for Mental Health event at the January 3rd Stringrays game with the Florida Everblades! For every ticket purchased through this promotion, $3 will go to the MUSC Department of Psychiatry’s HOPE Fund. The HOPE Fund provides monetary assistance to patients experiencing financial

Sensory-Friendly Family Fun Weekend in Myrtle Beach

Looking for an easy getaway before the holiday season kicks in? The Champion Autism Network is sponsoring a sensory-friendly family fun weekend in Myrtle Beach November 15th – 17th. Itinerary Friday evening join us for a pool party at Harbour Lights – play, splash, eat and mingle. 8-11 am Saturday morning is sensory-friendly Dave &

Register Now for Halloween Hangout!

A special Halloween Hangout is happening Friday October 25th from 4PM – 6PM. Hangout is a FREE open play program for our ASD youth ages 11+ and their siblings. Hangout is a place where participants can come in and socialize, as well as play games and complete fun activities along with their peers. Ages 11+ are

Get to Know Someone with Asperger’s

This past weekend, the Charleston County Public Library hosted a “Get to Know Someone with Asperger’s” event as part of its Human Library series.  Among the panelists for the discussion were two Project Rex volunteers! You can watch the replay of the event below and then head on over to the library’s Facebook page to

SPARK for Autism Coming To Summerville

SPARK for Autism at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) is recruiting individuals with autism and their families as a part of the nation’s largest genetic autism study. The goal of this study is to transform our understanding of autism and help improve the lives of individuals affected by autism and their families. The