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We recognize the COVID-19 pandemic has created a rapidly changing environment and uncertain future which has been difficult and stressful for our community.  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!  We are still here for you!

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 below are EDT.

  • Adults - June 2, 10:00-11:00AM; June 8, 7:00-8:00PM; June 16, 11:00AM-12:00PM; June 23, 11:00AM-12:00PM; June 29, 7:00-8:00PM  more info
  • Parents of Adults -  May 27, Jun 10, Jun 24, 7:00-8:00PM, more info
  • Parents of Children - May 27,  7:00-8:00PM, more info
  • Parents of Teens - May 28, 7:00-8:00PM, more info
  • Parents of Children & Teens - June 11, June 25, 7:00-8:00PM, more info

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

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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Learning Online Webinar

Free Webinar - Students on the Autism Spectrum: Going Online

Online, anytime

Join author and presenter Jane Thierfeld Brown, EdD as she offers advice to parents whose high school and college students on the autism spectrum are transitioning to online learning.  More information + Register

Upcoming events

Tue 26
Wed 27

LifeNet Wellness Wednesday

May 27 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Wed 27

NOW ONLINE – Fitchburg Game Night

May 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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