AUTISM WORKSHOPS .
If you are interested in having The Birchtree Center provide customized professional development opportunities or trainings in Applied Behavior Analysis and strategies for working with students with autism, please contact Birchtree’s Outreach Coordinator to discuss your agency’s needs: call 603-433-4192 or email us.
To reserve a place in any upcoming workshops, email us.
For handouts and participant feedback from past workshops, click here.
−Fitness Challenge for Autism Awareness Month (all-day)Apr 30 – May 29
This 11-year-old student runs about 25 miles/month
on Birchtree’s treadmills.
How many miles can you run, walk, swim or ride this April?
Set a goal for how many miles you will run, walk, swim and/or ride this April.
Ask your family and friends to support your efforts with pledges per mile for Birchtree.
All donations directly benefit the nonprofit Birchtree Center’s Student Support Fund, which underwrites essential educational and therapeutic equipment, supplies and services for students with autism–as well as admission-free Autism Workshops for families living with autism in northern New England.
Want to join the challenge? Click here.
Want to make a pledge or donation? Click here.
Click here to see a brief story from WMUR TV about the 2012 Fitness Challenge:
Thank You to Our Event Sponsors:+Fitness Challenge for Autism Awareness Month (all-day)
−Sleep Q&A @ The Birchtree Center6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Come with your questions for Birchtree’s staff related to sleep issues for individuals with autism. We’ll start with a brief presentation, followed by questions and discussion.
Hosted by Sandra Pierce-Jordan, PhD, BCBA-D; Erin Conlan, MSEd, BCBA; & Nicole Sheaff, OTR/L.
Admission is complimentary and reservations are requested; call or email us. Complimentary onsite childcare is available by reservation.+6:00 pmSleep Q&A @ The Birchtree Center
−Augmentative and Alternative Communication Q&A @ The Birchtree Center6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Come with your questions for Birchtree’s staff related to communication systems and devices for individuals with autism. We’ll start with a brief presentation, followed by questions and discussion.
Hosted by Kim Maki, SLP-A & Justine Mariano, SLPA/L.
Admission is complimentary and reservations are requested; call or email us. Complimentary onsite childcare is available by reservation.+6:00 pmAugmentative and Alternative Communication Q&A @ The Birchtree Center
−Vocational Rehabilitation Services Overview @ The Birchtree Center6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Karen Martin-Brown, MS, and Michael Brown, MS, CRC, offer an overview of services available to adults with disabilities from New Hampshire Vocational Rehabilitation.Attendance certificates will be provided (2 clock hours of instruction). Admission is complimentary and reservations are requested; call 603-433-4192 or email us. Complimentary onsite childcare is available by reservation.+6:00 pmVocational Rehabilitation Services Overview @ The Birchtree Center
−Special Education Q&A @ The Birchtree Center6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Come with your questions for Birchtree’s staff regarding how to practice and reinforce academic skills with your child in functional activities at home and in the community. We’ll start with a brief presentation, followed by questions and discussion.
Hosted by Shelly Fagen, MIT; Dylan Goettlich, MA; Emily Hall, MEd; & Sarah Stranger Stein, MAT.+6:00 pmSpecial Education Q&A @ The Birchtree Center
−Benefit for Learning Auction @ Redhook Brewery7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Birchtree Benefit for Learning
live music, appetizers, silent & live auctions
to benefit The Birchtree Center’s autism programs
Saturday, November 15, 2014
1 Redhook Way
Live & silent auctions
$20/person in advance
$25/person at the door
Join us at the Redhook Brewery for live music, live and silent auctions, raffles, appetizers, and drinks. All proceeds benefit the nonprofit Birchtree Center’s educational and therapeutic programs for children and youth with autism and their families. Live and silent auction items include sports tickets, jewelry, salon services, original artwork, wine, chocolate, restaurant gift cards, family entertainment packages, and more. Appetizers will be served; guests can also sample beers and other beverages from Redhook’s cash bar.
To see photos from the 2013 event, check out Birchtree’s Facebook page.
Thanks to our 2013 Sponsors
Toby Stowe, CPA
JSA | Architects Interiors Planners
The McLane Law Firm
Patricia & Steven Carmichael
Raymond & Judith Beaudoin
Verizon Wireless Premium Retailer (Plaistow & Concord, NH)
Thanks also to our 2013 Prize Donors & Supporters
11 Water Street ~ 7th Settlement Brewery ~ AD&D Window Cleaning ~ Adam Bastille ~ Amtrak Downeaster ~ Aroma Joe’s ~ Back Country Excursions ~ Basketball Hall of Fame ~ Bauer ~ Beachmere Inn ~ Ben & Jerry’s, Manchester ~ Best Buy Newington ~ Birchtree Board of Directors ~ Birchtree Families ~ Birchtree Staff Members ~ Birchtree Students ~ BJ’s Wholesale Club ~ Blast Party Rentals ~ Bloomin Cow Creamery ~ Bob Gross ~ Boston Bruins ~ Boston by Foot ~ Boston College Athletic Dept. ~ Boston Red Sox ~ Bounce Zone/XL Sports ~ British Beer Company ~ Build-A-Bear Workshop ~ C&J ~ Canobie Lake Park ~ Canvas on Demand ~ Captain Lord Mansion, Inn & Spa ~ Carrolle Popovich ~ Children’s Museum of NH ~ Christine Gallant ~ Cinnamon Rainbows Surf Co. ~ Clippin’ Point ~ Coat of Arms British Pub ~ Cocheco Country Club ~ Common Man Restaurant ~ Cranmore Mountain Resort ~ Danforth Bay Camping & RV Resort ~ Demijon Music Clan ~ Disney ~ District Restaurant ~ Down East Enterprise, Inc. ~ Duncan Szeliga ~ Dustin Hoffman ~ Elements Massage ~ Elijah Clark ~ Elizabeth Beaudoin Photography ~ Ellen, Alvin & John Walker ~ Enviro Kid, LDI Corporation ~ Farm Bar & Grill ~ Fischer Skis U.S. ~ Fixx Pro Handyman Services ~ Flatbread Company, Hampton ~ Gallant Chiropractic & Chiropractic Acupuncture Wellness Center ~ Glicka & Michael Kaplan ~ Governor Maggie Hassan ~ Great Bay Hair Company ~ Green Mountain Coffee ~ Greenland Volunteer Fire Dept. ~ Gunstock Mountain Resort ~ Hilton Garden Inn Portsmouth ~ Hy-Line Cruises ~ Isles of Shoals Steamship Co. ~ James Amlaw ~ James L. D’Adamo Institute for the Advancement of Natural Therapies ~ Jessica Bettcher Photography ~ Jessica Todd ~ Jillian Aguilar ~ Jim Szeliga ~ Joanne Lee Photography ~ John & Mary Ellen Maier ~ John Maloney & Annette Spence ~ John Travolta ~ JSA | Architects Planners Interiors ~ Judy Posner Fine Art ~ Katelyn Comer ~ Kelley’s Row ~ Kevin Kukesh ~ KI Furniture ~ Kimbel & Stephen Drelick ~ King Pine Ski Area ~ Knoll ~ La Festa Brick & Brew ~ Lindt Chocolates ~ Loco Coco’s Tacos ~ Lori Coleman ~ Lori Longstreet ~ Lowell Spinners ~ Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum ~ Manchester Monarchs ~ Martingale Wharf ~ Matt Berkowitz Photography ~ Merchants Auto Group ~ Michael W. Kaplan ~ Mill Stores ~ Mizuna ~ Mohegan Sun ~ Monty & Edwina Scharff ~ Mount Sunapee Resort ~ Mr. Fox Composting ~ Nathan Bastille ~ NBT Bank ~ New England Medical Insurance Agency, LLC ~ New England Patriots Charitable Fdn. ~ New England Revolution ~ New Hampshire Art Association ~ N.H. Fisher Cats Foundation ~ Newick’s Lobster House ~ Newington Fire Department ~ NH Martial Arts Academy ~ NH Sports and Social Club ~ Nonatum Resort ~ NY Sky Ride ~ Oliver L. & Sharon Thagard ~ O’Neil Entertainment Group ~ Otterbox ~ Palace Theatre ~ Patricia & Steven Carmichael ~ Peabody Essex Museum ~ Photos Where YOU Are ~ Port City Coffee Roasters ~ Portland Pirates ~ Portland Seadogs ~ Portland Stage ~ Portsmouth Builders ~ Raymond & Judith Beaudoin ~ Redhook Brewery ~ Rep Source ~ Richard & Barbara Corrente ~ River Swift Custom Carpentry ~ Robert’s Maine Grill ~ Roger & Ellen Berube ~ Rosa Restaurant ~ Saddleback Mountain ~ Saigon in Tokyo ~ Salem Witch Museum ~ Salon Sabéha ~ Samuel Adams ~ Santa’s Village ~ Sarah Ouellette ~ Savers ~ Seacoast Science Center ~ Seacoast Sports Clubs ~ Seacoast United ~ Shawnee Peak Ski Resort ~ Six Flags New England ~ Skin Health Medi-Spa ~ Southside Fitness ~ Stonewall Kitchen ~ Storyland ~ Stratham Hill Stone ~ Stratham Tire ~ Strawberry Banke Museum ~ Street ~ Sugarz Hair Salon ~ Sullivan Tire ~ Team Hoyt ~ Teknion Furniture ~ The McLane Law Firm ~ The Works Bakery Cafe ~ Thomas & Eileen Glynn ~ Three Rivers Whitewater ~ Toby Stowe, CPA ~ Tom Bergeron ~ Tommy Brooks ~ UNH Wildcat Football ~ UNH Wildcat Men’s Hockey ~ UNH Wildcat Women’s Hockey ~ U. of Maine Black Bear Hockey ~ Verizon Wireless Premium Retailer (Plaistow & Concord, NH) ~ Vineyard Vines ~ Walmart Newington ~ Wendy DeLucci, Salon Sebeha ~ Wheel of Fortune ~ Wonderworks ~ York’s Wild Kingdom ~ Zhe (Sophia) Wu+7:00 pmBenefit for Learning Auction @ Redhook Brewery