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August 2017
$60

OUCARES – Outdoor Soccer

August 12 - October 7
Oakland University Recreation Center, 2200 N Squirrel Rd.
Rochester, MI 48309 United States
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Instructed by a psychologist, participants will learn to play the game of soccer through simple drills and small games.  Goals include strengthening motor skills, direction following and cooperative interaction with peers. Saturdays, August 12 - October 7 (No Session September 2) Ages: 4-9 yrs.    Time: 9:30 - 10:30am Ages: 10+ yrs.    Time: 10:30 - 11:30am Location: Recreation & Athletic Complex RAI Soccer Fields (OU CAMPUS) Cost: $60 Please note that parents/caregivers must remain on the premises while any participant (under age 18) is…

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September 2017
$100

OUCARES Just for Kicks! Soccer

September 9 - October 28
Total Sports Complex Farmington, 22777 Farmington Rd
Farmington, MI 48336 United States
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OUCARES Just for Kicks Soccer (formally OUCARES Lil' Kickers), offers a fun adaptive soccer program for children with Autism in southern Oakland County!  Certified Soccer Coaches use innovative strategies and inclusive techniques to teach basic soccer skills in a fun and safe setting with the goal of players developing physical well-being and confidence. Saturdays, September 9 - October 28 Ages: 4-7 yrs.    Time: 9:30-10:20am Ages: 8-12 yrs.   Time: 10:30 - 11:20am Location: Total Sports (22777 Farmington Rd., Farmington, Mi…

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$130

OUCARES Swimming

September 10 - October 29
Oakland University Recreation Center, 2200 N Squirrel Rd.
Rochester, MI 48309 United States
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Instructed by a certified lifeguard with experience working with children with ASD, the goals are for participants to become comfortable in the pool, understand water safety, and learn new swim techniques and strokes.  Participants will be assessed during the first session and provided direction based on their skills. Parents or guardians may be asked to participate if a 1:1 is needed. Sundays, September 10 - October 29 Ages: 5-10 yrs.     Time: 10:00 - 10:45am Ages: 11-16 yrs.    Time: 11:00…

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$80

OUCARES SNAG Golf (8+ yrs.)

September 11 - October 16
Oakland University – Golf Course, 492 Golf View Lane
Rochester, MI 48309-4477 United States
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Starting New At Golf (SNAG) is simplified gold, allowing full shots, pitching, chipping and putting using modified equipment.  Goals include improving motor skills, direction following and social skills.  This program is for people with an diagnosis of Asperger's, High-Functioning Autism, or PDD/NOS.  We will be using OU's Par 3 golf course and driving range throughout the program. Siblings or peer buddies are invited to register for this program! Mondays, September 11-October 16 Ages: 8+ yrs. Time: 6:00 - 7:00pm Location: OU Golf Course…

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$50

OUCARES Baseball

September 12 - October 17
Oakland University – Baseball Fields, 201 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4451 United States
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The OU Men's Baseball Team teaches participants the fundamentals of baseball through skill stations and modified games.  Skills such as hitting, throwing and catching will be practiced each week, along with learning how to interact as a team player. Tuesdays, September 12 - October 17 Ages: 8-14 yrs.    Time: 5:30-6:30pm Ages: 15+ yrs.     Time: 5:30 - 6:30pm Location: OU Baseball Fields (OU Campus) Cost: $50 Please note that parents/caregivers must remain on the premises while any participant (under age 18)…

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$80

OUCARES Judo (7-14 yrs.)

September 19 - November 14
Oakland University- Pawley Hall, 2200 N Squirrel Rd
Rochester, MI 48309 United States
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Instructed by Judo Steve, a 5th Level Black Belt with experience teaching individuals with ASD.  Learn the basics of Judo while building confidence, self-discipline, listening skills, increase coordination and controlled movements. Judo is a fun way to exercise while also learning to follow directions and practice self-defense skills.  Siblings or peer buddies are invited to register for this program! Tuesdays, September 19 - November 14 (No Session October 31) Ages: 7-14 yrs.     Time: 6:00 - 7:00pm Location: Pawley Hall Atrium (OU CAMPUS) Cost: $80 …

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$60

OUCARES Aspie Women Talk Life (Ages: 18+)

September 19 - October 24
Oakland University- Pawley Hall, 2200 N Squirrel Rd
Rochester, MI 48309 United States
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Learn and laugh in this social group led by Tracey Cohen, self-described 'Aspie' Author of Six Word Lessons on Female Asperger Syndrome.  Tracey will lead discussions on relevant women's topics including finding & keeping relationships, employment challenges, daily sensory issues, independence and embracing aspie life in today's society.  This program is for adult women with Asperger's or High - Functioning Autism with conversational language skills.  Tuesdays, September 19 - October 24 Ages: 18+       Time: 6:30 - 8:00pm Location: Room 494 Pawley Hall (OU CAMPUS)…

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$200

OUCARES Video Editing (Ages: 13+ yrs)

September 25 - November 13
Oakland University- Meadows Learning Center, 2200 N. Squirrel Road
Rochester, MI 48309 United States
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Participants will learn the foundation of filming videos and the core principles of basic video editing. Instructed by professional videographers & photographers.  This program is designed for individuals with a diagnosis of Asperger's, High-Functioning Autism or PDD/NOS.   Participants will need to bring a portable flash drive and have access to a working email address.   Mondays, September 25 - November 13 Ages: 13+ yrs Time: 5:30 - 7:00pm Location: Room 204 Meadows Learning Center (1435 W. Auburn Rd.) Cost:  $200  Please note that parents/caregivers must…

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$200

OUCARES Photoshop Design (Ages: 13+ yrs)

September 25 - November 13
Oakland University- Meadows Learning Center, 2200 N. Squirrel Road
Rochester, MI 48309 United States
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Participants will learn the foundation of graphic design, including core art elements and creative design thinking. Participants will gain a thorough understanding of the tools necessary to create unique art and will be able to take home a final printed project. Instructed by professional graphic designers. This program is designed for individuals with a diagnosis of Asperger's, High-Functioning Autism or PDD/NOS.   Participants will need to bring a portable flash drive and have access to a working email address. Mondays, September 25…

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$40

OUCARES Volleyball (16+ yrs.)

September 26 - November 21
Woodland Elementary School, 6465 Livernois Rd.
Troy, MI 48098 United States
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Participants learn to play a sport while socializing and having fun! Players learn basics of volleyball while also learning team work, increasing their confidence, improving their motor skills and coordination.  Program designed for individuals with conversational language skills who follow simple directions with a diagnosis of PDD/NOS, Asperger's, or High Functioning Autism. Tuesdays, September 26 - November 21 (No Session October 31) Ages: 16+ yrs.  Time: 6:30 - 8:00pm Location: Woodland Elementary Gym (6465 Livernois, Troy) Cost: $40 Please note that parents/caregivers must…

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$100

OUCARES Yoga (8+ yrs.)

September 27 - November 15
Oakland University- Meadows Learning Center, 2200 N. Squirrel Road
Rochester, MI 48309 United States
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This fun, therapeutic movement program utilizes breathing exercises, yoga poses & movement activities to benefit the individual with ASD.  The gross motor movements practiced are designed to positively impact fitness, self-regulation & motor performance in a relaxing environment.  Bring a yoga mat.  Classes are taught by a registered yoga instructor. Wednesdays, September 27 - November 15 Ages: 8+ yrs.      Time: 6:00 - 7:00pm Location: Room 200, Meadows Learning Center (1435 W. Auburn Rd.)  Cost: $100

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$130

OUCARES Social Connections for Adults (Ages:18+)

September 27 - November 15
Meadows Learning Center, 1435 W. Auburn Rd.
Rochester Hills, MI 48309 United States
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This program offers Adults with High-Functioning ASD or Asperger's an opportunity to meet new peopel and socialize while learning about relevant topics each week.  The instructor will address important issues such as: making and maintaining relationships, workplace etiquette, social media and internet safety, community interactions and so much more. Wednesdays, September 27 - November 15 Ages: 18+       Time: 6:30 - 8:00pm Location: Room 203 Meadows Learning Center (1435 W. Auburn Rd.) Cost: $130

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Transition: Planning for High School & Beyond

September 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Oakland University- Oakland Center, 312 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4454 United States
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OUCARES Evening Enrichment Transition: Planning for High School & Beyond Presented by: Sandee Koski, Michigan Alliance for Families This presentation is designed to help you better understand and plan for the transition to high school as well as post-high school options. Topics will include:  Differences between a Diploma and Certificate of Completion The Transition Page of an IEP The Education Development Plan (EDP) Graduation Standards sc Individual Rights and Responsibilities This event is designed for individuals middle and high…

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$60

OUCARES Bowling Leagues (16+ yrs.)

September 30 - December 2
5 Star Lanes, 2666 Metro Pkwy.
Sterling Heights, MI 48310 United States
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OUCARES Oakland "Strikers" and Macomb "Pin Crushers" Bowling Leagues provide fantastic opportunities for individuals with ASD to bowl in supportive and controlled environments.  Social participation is encouraged to help participants develop friendships in a community setting.  Price include 2 games/ week, bowling ball & shoes and a pizza party. Macomb County - Pin Crushers League at 5 Star Lanes Saturdays, September 30 - December 2 (No Session November 25) Ages: 16+ yrs Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm Location: 5 Star Lanes - 2666…

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October 2017
$130

OUCARES Teen Social Club (11-14 yrs.)

October 3 - November 21
Meadows Learning Center, 1435 W Auburn Rd.
Rochester Hills, MI 48309 United States
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This program offers and opportunity for pre-teens & teens to meet new people and socialize while learning about different teen topics each week.  The instructor will use a variety of techniques to encourage & demonstrate positive social interaction through games, conversation, shared interests and activities.  This program is for participants with High Functioning Autism or Asperger's with conversational language skills who do not need a 1:1 support.  Tuesdays, October 3 - November 21 (No Session October 31) Ages: 11-14 yrs.    …

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$130

OUCARES Basic Social Skills

October 5 - November 30
Meadows Learning Center, 1435 W. Auburn Rd.
Rochester Hills, MI 48309 United States
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This program is designed to teach Social Skills in a play-centered small group setting. Activities will include skill-based lessons, interactive play & games, role playing, behavior modeling & positive social interactions with peers. Individuals must have conversational language skills and be able to verbally communicate effectively. Thursdays, October 5 - November 30 (No Session November 22) Grades: K-2nd     Time: 5:30 - 6:30pm Grades: 3rd-5th  Time: 6:30 - 7:30pm Location: Room 204, Meadows Learning Center (1435 W. Auburn Rd.)  Cost: $130  Please note that parents/caregivers must remain…

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$130

OUCARES Teen Social Club (15-18 yrs.)

October 5 - November 30
Meadows Learning Center, 1435 W. Auburn Rd.
Rochester Hills, MI 48309 United States
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This program offers and opportunity for pre-teens & teens to meet new people and socialize while learning about different teen topics each week. The instructor will use a variety of techniques to encourage & demonstrate positive social interaction through games, conversation, shared interests and activities.  This program is for participants with High Functioning Autism or Asperger's with conversational language skills who do not need a 1:1 support.  Thursdays, October 5 - November 30 (No Session November 22) Ages:15-18 yrs. Time:…

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$60

OUCARES Bowling Leagues (16+ yrs.)

October 7 - December 9
Classic Lanes, 2145 Avon Industrial Dr
Rochester Hills, MI 48309 United States
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OUCARES Oakland "Strikers" and Macomb "Pin Crushers" Bowling Leagues provide fantastic opportunities for individuals with ASD to bowl in supportive and controlled environments.  Social participation is encouraged to help participants develop friendships in a community setting.  Price include 2 games/ week, bowling ball & shoes and a pizza party. Oakland County - Strikers League at Classic Lanes Saturdays, October 7 - December 9 (No Session November 25) Ages: 16+ yrs Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm Location: Classic Lanes - 2145 Avon Industrial Drive, Rochester Hills, MI Cost: $60/person  …

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$60

OUCARES Basketball (10-15 yrs.)

October 13 - December 15
Oakland University Recreation Center, 2200 N Squirrel Rd.
Rochester, MI 48309 United States
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Participants will learn basic basketball skills such as dribbling, shooting and team skills. Mastering this skills will involve listening, direction following and interacting with teammates. Fridays, October 13 - December 15 (No Session November 24) Ages: 10-15 yrs.      Time: 6:00 - 7:00pm Location: Recreation Center Gym (OU Campus) Cost: $60 Please note that parents/caregivers must remain on the premises while any participant (under age 18) is involved in an OUCARES program.

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OUCARES – Indoor Soccer (4-9 yrs.)

October 14 - December 9
Oakland University Recreation Center, 2200 N Squirrel Rd.
Rochester, MI 48309 United States
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Instructed by a psychologist, participants will learn to play the game of soccer through simple drills and small games.  Goals include strengthening motor skills, direction following and cooperative interaction with peers. Saturdays, October 14 - December 9 (No Session November 25) Ages: 4-9 yrs.     Time: 9:30 - 10:30am Location: OU Rec Center (OU CAMPUS) Cost: $60  Please note that parents/caregivers must remain on the premises while any participant (under age 18) is involved in an OUCARES program.

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$60

OUCARES Basketball (6-12 yrs.)

October 14 - December 9
Oakland University Recreation Center, 2200 N Squirrel Rd.
Rochester, MI 48309 United States
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Participants will learn basic basketball skills such as dribbling, shooting and team skills. Mastering this skills will involve listening, direction following and interacting with teammates. Saturdays, October 14 - December 9 (No Session November 25) Ages: 6-12 yrs. Time: 10:30-11:30am Location: Recreation Center Gym (OU Campus) Cost: $60 Please note that parents/caregivers must remain on the premises while any participant (under age 18) is involved in an OUCARES program.

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$25

OUCARES ABA Training for Parents – Younger Children (2-8 yrs.)

October 21
Oakland University- Pawley Hall, 2200 N Squirrel Rd
Rochester, MI 48309 United States
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Instructed by Dr. Jessica Korneder, PhD, BCBA-D Assistant Professor at Oakland University & Director of the Oakland University ABA Clinic.  We will be offering 2 separate trainings for different age groups: Parents or Guardians of younger children (2-8 years) and Parents or Guardians of children 9-18 years). Learn to use ABA (Applied Behavioral Analysis) techniques at home to develop your child's skills and reduce challenging behaviors.  Attendees are encouraged to bring their own lunch.  A 30 minute lunch break will…

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$25

OUCARES ABA Training for Parents – Adolescent Children (9-18 yrs.)

October 28
Oakland University- Pawley Hall, 2200 N Squirrel Rd
Rochester, MI 48309 United States
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Instructed by Dr. Jessica Korneder, PhD, BCBA-D Assistant Professor at Oakland University & Director of the Oakland University ABA Clinic.  We will be offering 2 separate trainings for different age groups: Parents or Guardians of younger children (2-8 years) and Parents or Guardians of children 9-18 years). Learn to use ABA (Applied Behavioral Analysis) techniques at home to develop your child's skills and reduce challenging behaviors.  Attendees are encouraged to bring their own lunch.  A 30 minute lunch break will…

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