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RESCHEDULED – AANE Webinar: Building Meaningful Relationships – Dating, 12/7/20, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM ET

12/07/2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm, $10

DESCRIPTION: Karen only really dated for the first time when she was 37 years old. By then she’d been married twice, among other relationship adventures. In that time between her second and current third marriage, she cultivated some simple lessons that helped her understand what dating was (and wasn’t), and ensure a healthy approach to sex, love, and rejection. Our goal for this session is a candid conversation about different ways to approach relationships and dating while autistic.

The webinar will also be recorded. The recording will be made available to registrants after the event has taken place.

WHEN: Monday, December 7, 2020

TIME: 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM ET

WHERE: Online via Zoom

HOST:  Karen Lean

Karen Lean has sat on the Board of Directors and various committees at AANE and has given numerous keynotes, panel appearances, and workshops for AANE. Her writing appears in the book of essays, “Sincerely, Your Autistic Child: What People on the Autism Spectrum Wish Their Parents Knew About Growing Up, Acceptance, and Identity.” She was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome in 2009, at the age of 32. Originally from Canada, she lives with her husband in Boston where she works in Healthcare IT.

COST: $10. Reduced price thanks to a grant from the John W. Alden Trust.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE:  For programs and events that require a fee, financial assistance is available. No one is turned away for lack of funds. To inquire about financial assistance or for general questions, contact events@aane.org. If you are able, please consider donating the cost of registration so that someone in financial need can attend.

REGISTRATION:  Registration is required.  After you have registered, a confirmation email is sent with a link to attend the program. Registrants who do not receive the confirmation email should check their email spam folder. Registration closes 24 hours prior to the event. Early registration is highly recommended as many programs fill quickly.

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Stephanie Birkdale, AANE
617-393-3824 x232