Are you aware of any teenagers with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in Orange County, CA, interested in enhancing their skills and making new connections? The STEAM Teens: AStounD Robo Hangout is the perfect event for them! It will occur on June 29, 2023, from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm at Orange County's El Salvador Community Center.
This event is open to all participants, regardless of their robotics experience, and it offers a welcoming, inclusive, and supportive environment. Participants can engage in hands-on projects related to science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM). The event's convenient location makes it easily accessible by car or public transit.
Organized by the AStounD nonprofit organization, the event aims to support neurodivergent youth and promote inclusivity in the community. If you know a teenager with ASD who might be interested in attending the STEAM Teens: AStounD Robo Hangout, please share this information with them. It's an excellent opportunity to learn, have fun, and support a worthwhile cause.
Engaging Lessons and Interactive Activities
The AStounD Robo Hangout for STEAM Teens is an exciting and enjoyable event designed to be inclusive and supportive of neurodivergent youth. For those interested in attending, here are some helpful details:
Interactive lessons cover various topics in science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM). From coding to robotics to 3D printing, there is something for everyone to explore and learn.
QT, Kebbi, and Milo are more than mere robots - they are friendly companions that can assist participants in feeling comfortable and at ease. Our Teen Mentors can also provide additional guidance and support throughout the event.
Watch the video below of Milo, QT's friend, dancing.
It is understood that individuals with autism or other sensory processing differences may find sensory overload challenging. Therefore, the environment is designed to be sensory-friendly, with calming colors, quiet spaces, and sensory toys available for those in need.
In addition to the educational and social benefits of the Robo Hangout, attendees will have the opportunity to make new friends and connect with peers who share their interests. The staff and Teen Mentors are committed to fostering a welcoming and inclusive community for all attendees.
The STEAM Teens: AStounD Robo Hangout - A Fun and Inclusive Event for All
Would you be interested in an exciting and welcoming event supporting neurodivergent youth? Look no further than the STEAM Teens: AStounD Robo Hangout! Here's what you can expect:
- Interactive lessons that cover a range of STEAM topics, from coding to robotics to 3D printing.
- Friendly robots - QT, Kebbi, and Milo - are not just machines but also comforting companions for participants.
- Teen Mentors are available to provide guidance and support throughout the event.
- A sensory-friendly environment designed to avoid sensory overload, with quiet spaces and sensory toys available.
- The opportunity to make new friends and connect with peers who share your interests.
Our staff and Teen Mentors are committed to fostering an inclusive environment where everyone feels welcome and supported. Join us for a fun and educational experience!
Inclusive Space and Accessible Venue
The El Salvador Community Center is an inclusive and accessible venue that welcomes everyone. Located at 1825 W Civic Center Drive, Santa Ana, CA, the center is wheelchair accessible and pet-friendly. Its reputation for hosting various community events and programs makes it the perfect venue for the STEAM Teens: AStounD Robo Hangout.
Spread the Word and Empower Neurodivergent Youth
Parents, guardians, and educators are encouraged to spread the word about the STEAM Teens: AStounD Robo Hangout and help empower neurodivergent youth in Orange County, CA. To join us at the event or for more information, please get in touch with us at 714-647-6534. Let's unite to support these incredible individuals and help them navigate their journey to success and independence.
STEAM Teens: AStounD Robo - Hangout
June 29, 2023
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
1825 W Civic Center Drive, Santa Ana, CA 92703.
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