News & Notes
May 2020
ABC’s of Challenging Behavior Management 
Catherine Judkins, M.Ed.,BCBA, LBA and Clinical Director at Verbal Beginnings
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
This presentation will review common reasons that challenging behaviors (tantrums, whining, aggression) may occur. Additionally, strategies that parents can use to address these behaviors at home will be covered.
*This presentation was originally scheduled as a live presentation.  If you had already registered for it, there is no need to register again.  The link to the webinar will be emailed to you soon.

1 in 52 Has Autism…Who Do You Know?
Thursday, May 14, 2020
10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join PFA Trainers and Parents of Children with Autism, Trish Kane and Neal Lichter, for an “Understanding Autism” webinar designed for the entire community.

Interactive Online Workshop: 
Complete Your MD ABLE Application
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Pathfinders for Autism and Maryland ABLE are offering an online session to learn more about ABLE, answer your questions and open an account

PFA Zoomcasts with
Rob Long
Rob Long
Look for our new series – PFA Zoomcast Interviews with Rob Long!
PFA board member and 105.7 The Fan morning show host Rob Long interviews leading experts on topics that range from the new autism prevalence rates, wandering and elopement, behavior, diagnoses and the DSM-5, coping at home and more! 
Check out the first PFA Zoomcast now.  Rob sits down with Dr. Li-Ching Lee from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She and Rob discuss the most recent prevalence rate findings.
Make sure you check out our social media pages and our website for upcoming Zoomcasts!

Covid 19
Coronavirus (COVID-19)
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Make sure you check out our event calendar for all of PFA's great events as well as events all over the state of Maryland.  It is a great resource to find online workshops, support groups or recreational activities.


giving tuesday
May 5th 2020 is Giving Tuesday NOW: 
Join Pathfinders for Autism as we take part in GivingTuesday Now. Join us to stand together in unity and use your individual power of generosity to remain connected and support the autism community. Thanks to the generous spirit and leadership of our Board member, Mike Ford, he and his wife have pledged $2500 as a match for this initiative. Click here to donate and help us raise $5000 today!

Fri, May 8, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Join Pathfinders for Autism for an Indoor Family friendly Scavenger Hunt. Gather your entire family and be ready to earn points for the items you can find from our list of 25. Earn points for each item you are able to retrieve, with opportunities to win BONUS points. Tally your points and the winning team will receive a PFA Swag Bag, complete with a signed BJ Surhoff baseball. 

Friday, May 15, 2020
4:00 pm
Join Pathfinders for Autism and our partner, Walsh Trivia, for a fun afternoon of Disney trivia from the comfort of your home. Grab your family, or call in some friends (FaceTime your trivia buddies) and create a team. 
The first place team will win a PFA swag bag including a tote bag, t-shirt, magnet and BJ Surhoff signed baseball.

Limited to 40 teams, so register FOR THIS HOT DOG DAY! 

Pssst..Mother's Day is this Sunday!!
(There, do we have your attention?)
What two words best describe MOM? How about Love & Kindness? Mother's Day might be this Sunday, but you can always show a little love and kindness to your favorite momma. Purchase your original Mary Beth Marsden Love & Kindness print, with 100% of the proceeds supporting Pathfinders For Autism. (prints will take about 3 weeks for printing and delivery, but Mom deserves a a gift anytime). Click here to order yours-
All proceeds benefit Pathfinders for Autism!
Sunday, September 27, 2020
7am – 11am
(Race begins at 8:30am)
The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
1 Safari Pl
Baltimore, MD 21217
Pathfinders for Autism
235 Schilling Circle, Suite 103, Hunt Valley, MD 21031   
Office 443.330.5370  •  Help Line 443.330.5341

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