Events

Upcoming Events

Oct 3, 2017
GCSOM Keystone Symposium Fall 2017: Innovations in Autism Awareness and Diagnosis
Join ADMI and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (GCSOM) on Tuesday, October 3 in Scranton for "Innovations in Autism Awareness and Diagnosis." The event features Mr. Rick Guidotti, founder and president of Positive Exposure, as the evening's keynote speaker.
Oct 21, 2017
SPARK Day at Super Bounce LLC
Join ADMI in Wyoming, PA for a day of bouncing and fun while helping us SPARK a movement for autism research by joining families across the country to be a part of the largest-ever autism study in the United States!

Past Events

Sep 17, 2017
Sensory Friendly Film Series: Storks
Save the date for a sensory friendly screening of "Storks" on Sunday, September 17! We’re pleased to announce that this screening will be shown in OPEN caption.
Jul 28, 2017
Blood Drive
Did you know that every two seconds someone needs blood? Just one donation saves three lives. Save the date and become a blood donor at ADMI's first blood drive.
Jul 18, 2017
Potluck for Parents
Attention PARENTS! You are cordially invited join our Family Advisory Council at the Elysburg home of one of our council members for an informal potluck (just for parents!) on Tuesday, July 18 from 5pm – 8pm. The main course will be provided. Guests are invited to bring a side dish and/or beverage to share. Our Family Advisory Council hopes the potluck gives parents a chance to connect, discuss, and relax together. Weather permitting, we’ll be outside. Please RSVP to meepler@geisinger.edu or 570.522.6281. The event address will be shared upon receiving your RSVP.
Jun 11, 2017
Sensory Friendly Film Series: Sing
Save the date for a sensory friendly screening of "Sing" on Sunday, June 11! We’re pleased to announce that this screening will be shown in OPEN caption.
Jun 4, 2017
Tools and Tips for Navigating Community Resources: A Workshop for Parents
THIS TRAINING HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO THE LOW NUMBER OF REGISTRANTS.
May 26, 2017
Sensory Friendly Film Series (WEST HAZLETON): Smurfs: The Lost Village
Save the date and join ADMI in Hazleton for a sensory friendly screening of Smurfs: The Lost Village. Doors will open at 5:30pm. The movie will begin at 6pm.
May 24, 2017
PA Women's Open
The 2017 PA Women's Open will take place at Valley Country Club in Sugarloaf, PA on May 24/25/26/27, 2017. Visit pawomensopen.org for details. Proceeds benefit ADMI!
May 21, 2017
22q at the Zoo 2017
We're excited to announce that we'll be partnering with Reptiland to host 22q at the Zoo!
Apr 28, 2017
From the Clinic to the Classroom: Motivate Me
Save the date for the next training in our "From the Clinic to the Classroom" series at the CSIU.
Apr 7, 2017
First Friday Fundraiser at Fero Vineyards & Winery
Kick off Autism Awareness Month at Fero Vineyards & Winery for a First Friday Fundraiser. Enjoy wine tasting, light hors d'oeuvres, and live entertainment for a $5 cover. 10% of the evening's proceeds will be donated to ADMI.
Mar 31, 2017
From the Clinic to the Classroom (SCRANTON): Preparing for Puberty in Individuals with Developmental Disabilities
This training is being presented at no cost by ADMI, in partnership with Friendship House and the University of Scranton's Panuska College of Professional Studies.
Feb 5, 2017
Sensory Friendly Film Series: The Secret Life of Pets
Save the date for the return of ADMI's Sensory Friendly Film Series at the Campus Theatre in Lewisburg! Join us for The Secret Life of Pets on Sunday, February 5, 2017.
Oct 16, 2016
Sensory Friendly Film Series: Shaun the Sheep on Sunday, 10/16
Mark your calendars for Shaun the Sheep on Sunday, October 16! Doors open at 1:30 pm, the movie begins at 2:00 pm. Free for the whole family.
Oct 7, 2016
From the Clinic to the Classroom (SCRANTON): Fragile X Syndrome
Save the date for the next in our "From the Clinic to the Classroom" series!
Jun 12, 2016
Sensory Friendly Film Series: The Peanuts Movie
Mark your calendars for The Peanuts Movie on Sunday, June 12! Doors open at 1:30 pm, the movie begins at 2:00 pm. Free for the whole family.
May 22, 2016
22q at the Zoo 2016
Join us at Reptiland in Allenwood, PA to raise the public profile of 22q11.2 deletion syndrome!
Apr 11, 2016
From the Clinic to the Classroom presents Bring it On: A forum to address challenging behaviors and skill deficits in school-aged children
This training will provide an open forum that allows audience members to submit questions in advance. Dr. Cora Taylor and Barbara Haas-Givler, BCBA will then address these questions and discuss best practices for dealing with your most challenging issues.
Apr 1, 2016
Autism Awareness Fundraiser to Benefit ADMI
Kick off Autism Awareness Month at Fero Vineyards & Winery for a First Friday Fundraiser from 6pm - 8pm. Enjoy wine tasting, light hors d’oeuvres and original entertainment by the Ann Kerstetter Trio for just a $5 cover. 10% of the evening’s proceeds will be donated to the Geisinger-Bucknell Autism & Developmental Medicine Center.
Mar 21, 2016
Northeast PA Regional Down Syndrome Forum
Families and caregivers are invited to Geisinger's Precision Health Center in Forty Fort, PA on Monday, March 21 (World Down Syndrome Day!) to an open forum about local initiatives and resources.
Feb 26, 2016
From the Clinic to the Classroom (SCRANTON): Behavioral Strategies and Social Skills to Support Students with Special Needs
This training is being presented at no cost by ADMI, in partnership with Friendship House and the University of Scranton's Panuska College of Professional Studies.
Feb 21, 2016
Sensory Friendly Film Series: Minions
Mark your calendars for Minions on Sunday, February 21! Doors open at 1:30 pm, the movie begins at 2:00 pm. Free for the whole family.
Nov 12, 2015
NORTHEAST KICKOFF! From the Clinic to the Classroom: An Update on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Students with Special Needs
Our From the Clinic to the Classroom training series kicks off in northeast PA on Thursday, November 12 at the University of Scranton.
Nov 8, 2015
Sensory Friendly Film Series: Paddington
Mark your calendars for Paddington on Sunday, November 8! Doors open at 1:30 pm, the movie begins at 2:00 pm. Free for the whole family.
Nov 6, 2015
From the Clinic to the Classroom: Strategies to Support Students with Executive Functioning Deficits
Our From the Clinic to the Classroom training series returns to the CSIU in Milton, PA on Friday, November 6.
Jul 19, 2015
Sensory Friendly Film Series: Rio
Mark your calendars for Sunday, July 19! Our Sensory Friendly Film Series is back with Rio. Doors open at 1:30 pm, the movie begins at 2:00 pm. Free for the whole family.
Jun 26, 2015
2015 Family Seminar on 17q12 Deletions & Duplications
ADMI is pleased to announce the second family meeting on 17q12 deletions and duplications. This seminar is being offered free of charge to individuals and families with deletions and duplications of 17q12, and will be held in Philadelphia, PA on Friday and Saturday, June 26 & 27.
May 17, 2015
22q at the Zoo 2015
Save the date for the 2015 22q at the Zoo Worldwide Awareness Day. We're excited to announce that we'll be partnering with Reptiland again!
May 5, 2015
The Many Faces of Fragile X: FXS, FXTAS, FXPOI, and Families
CANCELLED: The workshop for relatives of individuals with fragile X syndrome on Tuesday, May 5 has been cancelled. Please contact Maggie King with questions or concerns by emailing mking1@geisinger.edu or calling 570.522.9438.
May 3, 2015
Fragile X Family Fun Event
ADMI is hosting a Fragile X Family Fun Event at Hoopla’s in Muncy, PA, on Sunday, May 3 from 3:00 - 7:00 pm! Free for the whole family!
Apr 12, 2015
3rd Annual Autism Awareness 5K Run/Walk & Family Activities
Join us on Sunday, April 12 for the third annual Autism Awareness 5K Run/Walk & Family Activities. This year's race route will take you through Bucknell's lovely campus. New this year: family-friendly activities to celebrate Autism Awareness Month! This event is sponsored by Bucknell's BRAIN Club.
Apr 2, 2015
A presentation by Randy Lewis, pioneer of the disability hiring movement
On Thursday, April 2nd, join ADMI for a reception followed by an inspiring talk from Randy Lewis, pioneer of the disability hiring movement. Lewis is the author of "No Greatness Without Goodness," the powerful story of a corporate executive who, after watching the world through the eyes of his own child with autism, realized that we all have a greater responsibility to make the world a better place for everyone, including those with disabilities.
Feb 25, 2015
From the Clinic to the Classroom: Preparing for Puberty in Individuals with Developmental Disabilities
This is a free training series that targets educational professionals. Join us at the CSIU in Milton, PA on February 25th for the next in our training series.
Feb 15, 2015
Sensory Friendly Film Series - The LEGO Movie!
Our Sensory Friendly Film Series returns on February 15th with The LEGO Movie! Free for the whole family!
Jan 3, 2015
Resolution Challenge
CJ’s Resolution Challenge is a three hour event where you can chose your race. Pick RC Revolutions or opt to participate in The Last Man Standing! Proceeds benefit ADMI and Operation Jack! Register now!
Nov 13, 2014
From the Clinic to the Classroom: Fragile X Syndrome
Save the date for the next in our "From the Clinic to the Classroom" series!
Sep 28, 2014
Sensory Friendly Film Series Returns!
Our Sensory Friendly Film Series returns on September 28 with Epic! Thanks to our sponsor, New Story!
Sep 28, 2014
Cruise-in for a Cause: Benefit for ADMI
The Dream Machines Motor Club is presenting "Cruise-in for a Cause" on Sunday, September 28th, from 11-3 at the Columbia Mall parking lot in Buckhorn. Event benefits our Geisinger-Bucknell Autism & Developmental Medicine Center! No registration fees! Dash plaques for the first 50 donations. 
Sep 27, 2014
Spaghetti Dinner: Benefit for ADMI
Beaver Lutheran Church (Route 522 in Beavertown) is hosting a spaghetti dinner from 4-7pm on Saturday, 9/27. Cost for adults is $8, kids 5 - 12 $5, and children under five are free! Proceeds benefit our Geisinger-Bucknell Autism & Developmental Medicine Center! For more information, call the church at 570.658.2001.
Sep 9, 2014
Pizza Phi Fundraiser for ADMI
On Tuesday, September 9th, Lewisburg’s Pizza Phi will be donating 10% of sales to the Geisinger-Bucknell Autism & Developmental Medicine Center! Call 570.523.1116 to order.
Aug 8, 2014
Family Meeting on 17q12 Deletions & Duplications
Genetics and medical specialists from Geisinger’s Autism & Developmental Medicine Institute (ADMI) are pleased to present the first ever family meeting on 17q12 deletions and duplications. The meeting is being offered free of charge to individuals and families with deletions and duplications of 17q12.
Jun 22, 2014
Sensory Friendly Film Series - Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs
Schedule update - the May 11th and June 15th movies have been postponed to allow families to celebrate Mother’s Day & Father’s Day. The series will resume on Sunday, June 22nd! Thanks to our sponsor, New Story!
Jun 1, 2014
Children's Miracle Network Miracle Fest
Visit ADMI at the annual Children's Miracle Network Miracle Fest on Sunday, June 1st from 10am - 2pm in the Knapper Clinic parking lot on Geisinger's main campus in Danville. This event includes a Children's Health & Safety Fair, and is free and open to the public!
May 18, 2014
22q at the Zoo
Join ADMI at Clyde Peeling's Reptiland to raise awareness for 22q11.2 deletion syndrome! 22q at the Zoo gives families a chance to have a fun-filled day at the zoo, socialize with other 22q families, and help raise the public profile of this relatively common condition which is also sometimes called DiGeorge or Velo-cardio-facial syndrome.
Apr 23, 2014
Positive Exposure: The Spirit of Difference
Rick Guidotti, an award-winning former high fashion photographer and prominent advocate working to change perceptions of people living with physical, behavioral, and genetic differences, will discuss his critically acclaimed photographic exhibition, "Positive Exposure: The Spirit of Difference," in a talk sponsored by ADMI.
Apr 13, 2014
Sensory Friendly Film Series - Shrek
As part of ADMI's Community Outreach and Family Support initiative, ADMI and The Campus Theatre will be offering children with special developmental needs and their families a chance to experience the joy of seeing a movie on the big screen.
Apr 12, 2014
5K for Autism Awareness to benefit ADMI
Join the Bucknell Researchers, Advocates & Investigators in Neuroscience (BRAIN) Club for a 5K for Autism Awareness. Proceeds generated will be donated to ADMI!
Mar 28, 2014
From the Clinic to the Classroom: Behavioral Strategies and Social Skills to Support Students with Special Needs
An Act 48 accredited training for education professionals, From the Clinic to the Classroom: Behavioral Strategies and Social Skills to Support Students with Special Needs is being presented at no cost by ADMI, in partnership with the Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit (CSIU).
Mar 16, 2014
Sensory Friendly Film Series - Despicable Me
As part of ADMI's Community Outreach and Family Support initiative, ADMI and The Campus Theatre will be offering children with special developmental needs and their families a chance to experience the joy of seeing a movie on the big screen.
Feb 2, 2014
Sensory Friendly Film Series - Happy Feet!
Mark your calendars for sensory friendly film screenings for children with special developmental needs and their families.
Nov 14, 2013
From the Clinic to the Classroom: An Update on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Students with Special Needs
An Act 48 accredited training for education professionals, From the Clinic to the Classroom: An Update on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Students with Special Needs is being presented at no cost by ADMI, in partnership with the Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit (CSIU).
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