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In compliance with CDC social distancing guidelines we are now offering programs virtually.  We will continue to add new online programs and services throughout the epidemic. We hope that you will join us online!

AANE Executive Director's message.       Please consider supporting AANE

During this difficult time, Free Online Community Connection Sessions with AANE staff can offer support and a sense of community.  All times listed are EDT.  Please click date for more info and to register.

  • Adults - Jun 8, 7:00-8:00PM; Jun 16, 11:00AM-12:00PM; Jun 23, 11:00AM-12:00PM; Jun 29, 7:00-8:00PM
  • Parents of AdultsJun 10, Jun 24, 7:00-8:00PM
  • Parents of Children & Teens - Jun 11, Jun 25, 7:00-8:00PM
  • NY Families of Teens - 3rd Wed, Jun 17, 8:00-9:00PM

If you prefer to talk with someone individually, schedule a free call.

If you are in a crisis situation where a cash grant could help, please email suzanne.tompkins@aane.org for consideration.

AANE's advice for parents of children & teens on Special Education Advocacy During COVID-19

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AANE's 2020 Virtual Summer Conference

School-Based Anxiety from Professional, Parent & Student Perspectives

Saturday, August 15, 2020: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Sunday, August 16, 2020: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Sunday, August 16, 2020: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

This conference is for parents of children and teens on the spectrum and professionals.

Learn More + Register


Upcoming events

Wed 03
Thu 04

LifeNet Thursday AM Chair Exercises

June 4 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Thu 04

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