Family support Services
OUr Navigation Team provides quality, family-centered case management, support services and resources to families affected by autism.
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Grant a Gift Autism Foundation offers a free helpline for families seeking information on autism and resources available throughout the community. The Navigation team provides one on one personal supportive services to anyone searching or struggling to find them. Through family-centered case management, the Navigation team conducts assessments and sets goals with families to determine and address their individualized needs.
spanish support available
Family programming series
SIBS™ (Social Inclusion for Brothers and Sisters) - is a free program designed for 1st – 12th grade children with siblings diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Our monthly support group helps your child feel unique, as well as better understand and adapt to the challenges of ASD within the family. We offer clinic workshops and community outings that promote positivity and enrich the lives of children and their families.
Family Empowerment Series - Empowerment trainings are available to all parents, guardians and community sites. The Navigation Department organizes and facilitates trainings involving education, transitions, autism awareness, and related services. Community experts, Grant a Gift professionals, and parent mentors are invited to speak at trainings to support and enhance the overall knowledge of every parent/guardian, family, and client.
Sensory Friendly Events - We host periodic family outings throughout the year to help families living with autism feel more comfortable in public settings. Our fun-filled excursions provide a safe, supportive way to enjoy local attractions and help promote autism awareness throughout the community. Our outings are appropriate for all ages.
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Care coordination with follow-up
Personalized treatment record books
Develop a more thorough understanding of ASD
Build confidence and sense of identity
Meet peers who share common experiences
Express feelings in a safe, supportive environment
Learn coping skills and compassion for others
Make new friendships
Enjoy fun activities, like bowling, miniature golf, and trips to the Springs Preserve
Participate in sensory friendly events
Grant a Gift Autism Foundation can help you access a range of resources to explore services available to you and to learn more about Autism Spectrum Disorder. One such resource is the Nevada Special Sources Magazine.
Contact us for more resources and supports