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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Upcoming Sensory-Friendly Movie Screenings for March/April

AMC Theatres will be featuring sensory-friendly screenings for Beauty and the Beast, Power Rangers, and The Boss Baby! 

Each local participating theater will offer showtimes on the following days for: 

  • Beauty and the Beast - Saturday, March 25th, 2017 
  • Power Rangers - Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 
  • The Boss Baby - Saturday, April 8th, 2017 

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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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Spring Crafts for National Craft Month

March is National Craft Month! Here are some of our favorite crafts you can do with your family: 


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Tips for Dentist Trips

DentistFebruary was National Children’s Dental Health Month, but it’s important to focus on best dental practices all year round. As such, we want to take this opportunity to pass along some helpful tips to consider to make these visits a bit more enjoyable.

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