Every April, we #CelebrateDifferences!

Throughout the month of April, people around the world come together to celebrate differences by observing Autism Acceptance Month. Join us on the different events that will help spread information, we’re looking forward to meeting with you later this month!

Virtual Trivia

April 8, 15, 22, 29


Test your trivia knowledge on pop culture topics/themes in a Jeopardy-like game. Socialize with your HCAS friends and the HCRP Therapeutic Recreation staff. Join us for fun and games and maybe learn something new too!

For individuals age 16+ with disabilities.

FREE but registration is required to receive the Zoom login. Space is Limited!

Register Here


FREE Yoga on Saturdays at 3:30pm

April 10, 17, 24


Join your HCAS friends and the fabulous Yoga Center of Columbia instructors for an hour of rejuvenating yoga.

All ages welcome!

Complete a one-time registration to receive the weekly Zoom link by email

Register Here



HCAS Family Support Group Discussion Series

Sweet Dreams:

How to Help Your Child with Autism Sleep Better

THURSDAY, April 15 – 7:00-8:30pm

May 19 – The Dog Days of Summer: Challenges & Tips for Individuals with Autism

June 16 – On the Open Road: Travel Tips for Families with a Member on the Autism Spectrum

Facilitator: Stacy Hurley, LCSW, HCAS Family Navigator

Register Here!


MONTHLY SPEAKER SERIES – Your Child’s Just Been Diagnosed. Now What?

Monday, April 19, 7-8:30PM via Webex

A parent-led panel discussion for families with young children with autism or children who have been recently diagnosed. Learn from other parents who are at various stages of the autism journey and who have children with autism ranging from elementary school-age to adults in their 30s.

  • What they wish they knew at the time of diagnosis
  • What helped them get through the challenging early days
  • Their message of hope and understanding for you
Submit questions when you register. 

FREE to attend but REGISTRATION is REQUIRED to receive the Webex login by email.

Register Here



Friday, April 16, 2021


Join your HCAS friends and the HCRP Therapeutic Recreation staff for a round of AAM Music Bingo.

With chances to win Amazon gift cards!

All ages welcome!

FREE but registration is required by Wednesday, April 14 at NOON to receive the Zoom login and Bingo cards.

Register Here


Grupo de Apoyo Para Padres Latinos

Sabado, 17 de Abril – 9:00AM-Noon

3K Walk en Centennial Park

en Ellicott City para celebrar su segundo aniversario.

Más Info Aquí

Para más informatión llame o envie un correo-e a:

Marianela Estrada, emailnella22@gmail.com, 973-223-1024


Adult Sibling Support Group

Tuesday, April 27 – 7:00-8:30pm

  • Are you an adult sibling of a brother or sister with a disability or special needs?
  • Have you ever felt overwhelmed by the need to support your brother or sister?
  • Have you every struggled to find appropriate resources for your loved one?
  • Would you like to connect with other adults who share the same challenges and concerns?
Greetings! We are a group of adults who support sisters and brothers with a range of disabilities, not only autism. We invite you to join us to discuss mutual support and resource-sharing. This focus can expand or evolve depending on our needs. Please join us! And feel free to share this invitation with other adult siblings. We look forward to meeting with you later this month.