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Halloween Hop! A FirstSteps Client-Exclusive Event

FirstSteps is excited to host our upcoming Halloween Hops at your local center! This client-exclusive event includes crafts, trick-or-treating, and themed activities! 

Be on the lookout for your invite in the coming weeks! 

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FirstSteps North Los Angeles/Ventura County Center to host Parent Workshop: Jumpstart to the School Year

vc presentation baFirstSteps North Los Angeles/Ventura County will be hosting a Jumpstart to the School Year workshop presented by Dr. Wilhelmina Hernandez on Thursday, September 14th from 4:00PM - 6:00PM. 

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We Rock The Spectrum Kid's Gym Rockin' Resource Fair - July 16th

Screen Shot 2017-07-13 at 10.55.58 AMFirstSteps invites you to join us at the first annual We Rock The Spectrum Rockin' Resource Fair on Sunday, July 16th at Woodley Park in Van Nuys!

Join in for this FREE event for the community with 30+ full-inclusive resource vendors, music, food, entertainment, and much more! You will be connected with special needs resources and other families in the community while your kids enjoy a day of sensory-safe FUN! 

First 100 Attendees will Receive a complimentary Rockin' Resource Fair T-Shirt!

For more information or to register for this event visit the website


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Stephanie's Day Resource Fair - Saturday, June 10th

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FirstSteps invites you to join us at the 2017 Stephanie’s Day Resource Fair on Saturday, June 10th at the CBS Studios in Studio City!

A very special day for very special families, Stephanie’s Day gathers over 50 local resources to provide activities and information for families with children impacted by autism and other developmental disorders. Families in attendance of this free event will not only benefit from the plethora of resources but enjoy a full day of fun, food, and entertainment!

To learn more about how Stephanie’s Day was inspired, please visit:

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Join Team FirstSteps at California State University Channel Islands

Screen Shot 2017-03-29 at 6.00.41 PMJoin Team FirstSteps at California State University Channel Islands and celebrate World Autism Awareness Day for their 6th annual Light It Up Blue 2017 event on Tuesday, April 4th from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. 

Cal State Channel Islands' Disability Resource Programs (DRP) hosts its global autism awareness event with a community resource fair from 6:00 - 7:00 pm and will feature lawn games, autism advocacy speeches, and a closing lighting ceremony until 8:00 pm. 

Free parking is available to the first 100 community guests who RSVP at

For more information, please contact Cal State Channel Islands' DRP office at 805-437-3331

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Team FirstSteps gears up for Autism Awareness Month by participating in three charities this year!

EventsTeam FirstSteps is excited to participate and fundraise in three community events this year! We are currently raising funds for: 

Autism Speaks Bay Area Walk on Saturday, April 22nd at History Park in San Jose

Autism Society of Ventura County’s Aut2Run on Sunday, April 23rd at California State University Channel Islands

Autism Speaks Los Angeles Walk on Saturday, April 29th at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena 

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FirstSteps to Cosponsor a Workshop on ACT for Behavior Analysts

ACTFirstSteps is proud to cosponsor a continuing education workshop on Acceptance and Commitment Training (ACT) for Behavior Analysts with Praxis on Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 from 8:30AM-5:30PM.

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FirstSteps for Kids Regional Clinic Director and Research Director to Present in Bodo, Norway

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FirstSteps for Kids Director of Research and Regional Clinic Director, Jonathan Tarbox, PhD, BCBA-D, is presenting at a two-day workshop on September 21st and 22nd, in Bodo, Norway. The conference is for parents and professionals working with individuals with autism spectrum disorders and is being hosted by the Tromso Child Habilitation Network.

Dr. Tarbox is presenting on FirstSteps research and treatment procedures for establishing executive function skills, including memory, self-control, attention, planning, and problem-solving skills, in children with autism.

For more information on this conference, please visit this translated page

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FirstSteps for Kids Regional Clinic Director and Research Director to Present at the Washington Association for Behavior Analysis Conference

FirstSteps for Kids Research Director and Regional Clinic Director, Jonathan Tarbox, PhD, BCBA-D, is giving an invited address on FirstSteps research to a sold-out audience at the Washington Association for Behavior Analysis conference this Friday, August 12th, in Bellevue, Washington.

The title of Dr. Tarbox’s presentation is "Moving Beyond the Foundational Verbal Operants: Research on Complex Skills in Children with Autism.” The presentation describes the FirstSteps approach to doing research on complex skill acquisition and will showcase the latest results of ongoing projects, such as a program for teaching problem-solving skills to children with autism. 

Visit the conference website for more information. 

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