PEACE
Parental Education &
Encouragement for
Autism in
Children
Everywhere
Note: We believe in the importance of using person first language
(Ex: Children with Autism) but for the sake of keeping the acronym,
we had to phrase it in its present form.  
**Our Mission**
Our mission is to educate,
empower
and provide a positive support
environment to families who
have children on the Autism
Spectrum.
All are welcome!
**Meetings**
Date - 1st Tuesday of Each
Month
Time - 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Place -Family Fundamentals
1021 Lakeland Hills Blvd.
Lakeland, Florida  33805
2nd Floor
A Support Group Serving Lakeland and Polk County, Florida
PEACE wants to help you stay
connected with other members in our
area. Please feel free to join our

PEACE web forum
Next PEACE Sept 2nd!
JOIN OUR
WEBFORUM FOR GROUP DISCUSSIONS AND UPDATES
Upcoming Conferences and Workshops






A Worldwide, Internet-Based Radio Station
for the Care,
Treatment, and Recovery of All Children with
Autism
http://www.autismone.org/radio
Can't make it to the meetings or workshops? Click on the links below to
view these tutorials and workshops from the comfort of your own home.
***Website designed and managed by Nikki***Site last updated on 11/11/13
Be a part of the PEACE support group. Join us for the events listed below
For information on food allergies, the Gluten free
-Casein free diet (GFCF), or recipes please
contact Dory Hubbard
at
carzmom2000@yahoo.com
ffddnews.org
To learn more about Advocacy,
Legislation and Support

Wrightslaw
information about special
education law, education
law, and advocacy for
children with disabilities
**Advocacy, Legislation and Support**
New online presentation from
Central Florida Parent Center
CALLED:
It's Those Wonderful Rights
CHECK IT OUT, THEN PASS THIS LINK ON
TO ANOTHER PARENT
www.CFLparents.org/presentations

The Autism Help Network has started a national group
for fathers dealing with Autism. F.A.C.T. –Fathers of Autism
Coalition Team.  If you are interested email
cswanson@autismhelpforyou.org for the informational
brochure to be emailed to you. Forward this info on to anyone
else who might be interested.
HOT DOCS
Children's Skills

and are offered several times a year at various sites in the
community, including our USF site located in the Children's
Medical Services (CMS) building. HOT DOCS has been HOT
DOCS classes are available in both English and Spanish,
recognized as an outstanding community resource, and has
received awards from Early Steps, Early Childhood Council,
and the Hispanic Heritage Committee. HOT DOCS is funded by
the Children's Board of Hillsborough County. For more
information about this program, call us at 974-1189.

Funded by the Children's Board of Hillsborough County.

Download brochures for details and information from
http://health.usf.edu/medicine/pediatrics/child_dev_neuro/HOTDOCS.
htm.
A great training resource that is available around the clock is
ChildNett.TV -- You can view lecturers, workshops, news
releases and it opens a world of information about the autism
spectrum, right on your computer.
Study Charts, Handipoints features HandiLand, a safe virtual
world where kids adopt their own cartoon cat, play games and
watch movies. Free members can upgrade to the Cool Cats Club
to unlock special clothes, furniture, and games. Great for kids
from 5 to 13, Handipoints helps teach kids how to work and
save for fun virtual rewards.
http://www.handipoints.com/index.php?kw=&landing=
Free phone question sessions with Pam Lindamen regarding IEP's
WHEN:Every Monday evening beginning Sept 13
TIME:9:00 to 10:00 p.m. CALL THIS NUMBER: 1-218-862-6400
Autism now 1 in 50 according to the CDC Click here for more information