Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

Scott Lentine, local poet, celebrates Autism Acceptance

by AANE

April 12, 2013 — Local poet Scott Lentine is celebrating Autism Awareness & Acceptance Month with a burst of literary and self-advocacy activity. Between writing poems and working for the Arc of Masschusetts, he is advocating for Ben & Jerry to develop a new autism-themed ice cream (yay!), and participating in next month’s All Aboard […]

April 12, 2013       Posted in: Accomplished Aspergerians, Adults, Advocacy, AS Community & Culture, Events, Interests, Life, Other blogs, Poetry, Uncategorized

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Focus group opportunity on health insurance

by AANE

March 18, 2013 — Tufts researchers are recruiting for a focus group on health insurance. We’d like to include people with autism and other conditions. Please forward the link to anyone you know who might be interested. Are you an adult who doesn’t have health insurance, or didn’t until recently? Could you maybe take part […]

March 18, 2013       Posted in: Adults, Adults with AS, Events, Health, Life, Research

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Event: Health care reform & “dual eligibles”

by AANE

Do you qualify for both MassHealth and Medicare? Are you age 21 to 64? If so, this meeting is important to you. January 17, 2013 at 5:30p.m. – 7p.m. The Center of Hope Foundation/The Arc, 100 Foster Street, Southbridge, MA 01550 February 7, 2013 at 5:30p.m. – 7p.m. The Arc of South Norfolk, 789 Clapboardtree […]

January 13, 2013       Posted in: Adults with AS, Adults with AS, AS Information & Support, AS News, Events, Health, Parents, Professionals

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Workshop: Best practices for neurologically-mixed marriages

by AANE

Yes, You Are Supposed to Hug Me Now: Best Practices for Neurologically-Mixed Marriages and Other Harrowing Relationships With David and Kristen Finch December 1, 2012, at Jewish Family & Children’s Service, 1430 Main Street, Waltham, MA Presented by AANE in conjunction with Jewish Family & Children’s Services We’ve heard David Finch’s perspective on how to […]

November 9, 2012       Posted in: Accomplished allies, Accomplished Aspergerians, Adults, Adults with AS, Adults with AS, AS Community & Culture, AS Information & Support, Books, Comedy, Events, Grandparents, Life, Parents of kids, Parents of teens, Professionals, Romantic relationships, Teens

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