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Respite

Saturday, September 26th, 2015 from 12:30pm to 4:30pm

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Positions8 Remaining
ApprovalOrganizer will approve registrants
Close DateSeptember 19th, 2015 or when space runs out.
Age Limit18 and up
Description
Come participate in fun activities with kiddos while parents have the opportunity to take some time to themselves! Parents will drop their children off at 1:00 p.m. and volunteers and staff from ABA Today will provide a safe, fun, inclusive environment for the children until parents pick them back up at 4:00 p.m.

***Since this event is for families that have children with Autism, the staff from ABA Today will provide a free, one-time training for volunteers prior to the event. This training is mandatory, once you've been trained you can volunteer for all future Respite dates. 

This event give parents the opportunity to take a much needed break! Respite parents reported:
"We just had our first meal out in over a year! Thank you so much!"

"We had such a great time on Saturday. We actually got to see a movie that was not rated G! From what I can tell, our child had a great time too. The volunteers were absolutely wonderful, welcoming and gracious and the Easter Seals gym is so cool!"
Requirements
Must have a negative TB skin test on file, complete a background check through Easter Seals, and attend the mandatory training before the event.
PerksHelping parents take care of themselves as care-takers, providing fun, inclusive social opportunities for kids with special needs, sharing your time and talents with individuals that appreciate you!
Parking DetailsThere are plenty of spaces in our lot but please leave the front two rows open for families.
CausesAdvocacy & Human Rights Children & Youth Community Disabled
SkillsArts and Crafts Care Taker
GivePulse
2 Positions Filled | 3 Impacts | 12 Hours

Location: 8505 Cross Park Drive, Suite 120, Austin, TX 78754