Autism Events & Training

Upcoming Events


Friday September 7, 2018

7-10 pm | Broadmoor Country Club, Indianapolis | 2155 Kessler Boulevard West Drive


  • Tapas menu by Broadmoor’s chef

  • Wine by Manolo’s Wines

  • Jazz by Charlie Ballantine

  • Host WFIU’s David Brent Johnson

  • Silent auction

The Foundation for Autism Resources is pleased to announce our signature fundraiser Sip Savor Swing, Friday September 7, 2018 at the beautiful Broadmoor Country Club in Indianapolis.  FAR’s annual event raises funds to connect local children with autism, and their families, to opportunity by providing access to therapy, support and resources. Last year FAR provided over 25,000 hours of therapy to Hoosier children and families.

Sip Savor Swing 2018 will feature local jazz artist Charlie Ballantine with host David Brent Johnson of WFIU. Fine wines from Manolo’s Wines will accompany an original menu.

There will also be a silent auction and art by children.

Charlie Ballantine, NUVO’s 2015 Jazz Musician of the Year, is the featured performer at this year’s Sip Savor Swing. For more info on Charlie, visit

Tickets will be held for you at the door. Any questions or problems ordering, please contact us at 812-322-7296.

Single tickets $50

Tables and Sponsorships Available
Contact Shana at


2018 Science Central Schedule

2018 Science Central will be opening our doors to the Special Abilities community thanks to the generous support of the AWS Foundation. All are welcome, but Pre-registration is required. As a result of increased demand for programming, this year we have Six (6) dates that you/your group/your organization can attend, one or all, dedicated to providing fun science education for people with intellectual, and physical disabilities.

  • Tuesday, September 18, 2018
  • Saturday, November 3, 2018
  • Tuesday, December 11, 2018

We will be making modifications to traditional programming.

  • Light and sound reduction in some areas
  • Higher light levels in areas that are usually dark
  • Access to listening devices
  • A less crowded environment free from unnecessary distractions
  • Extra staff on hand
  • Additional demonstrations with extra tactile stimulation

The Indiana Autism Alliance has FREE tickets available. To request tickets, please email Scott Garner at

To learn more and to register for any of the dates visit, or if you want to get on the calendar right away visit this online registration form (preferred recommendation) HERE. Or contact the registrar at 260-424-2400×451.

You/Your group/Your organization can have a wonderful interactive experience at Science Central.


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Support Groups


Boundaries Crossed Aspergers Youth Group

This is a teen social group for individuals with Asperger’s Syndrome.

Meet the 1st Tuesday of every month
Ivy Tech Community College-NW 3500 N. Anthony
6:15 – 7:15 PM

For more information about the group and meeting times and locations email Tommy Guest at or call 260-446-6532

Asperger’s Adult Group

This support group is for both individuals with Asperger’s
and those caring for them.

They meet the second Monday of each month at 6:00 PM in the cafeteria Lutheran Hospital.

Contact John Graham for more details at

Encourage, Empower and Enjoy the Autism Spectrum

This is a support group for caregivers of people with autism. They meet the third Tuesday of each month from 6:30 PM to 8:00 at the Dupont branch library

536 E Dupont Rd. Fort Wayne, IN 46825

For more information about this support group email Susan Crowell at or call (800) 609 – 8449, ext. 333.

Dekalb County Autism Support Group

This support group meets the third Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m at DeKalb Health.

Park in Lot C, Enter Door#61
DeKalb Health Medical Arts East
1314 East 7th Street, Auburn, IN 46706
Conference Room 303B

For more information, call: DeKalb Health Physical and Occupational Rehabilitation Department at 260-920-2632