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FILLED – Online “Closed” Bi-Weekly Support Group for Women (18-35), 7/7/21 – 10/13/21, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM ET

July 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm, $10

DESCRIPTION: This closed support group is designed for young women ages 18-35 who are on the autism spectrum. Through this support group series, young women can build an ongoing connection with a small community of other young women. AANE closed support groups also give adults an opportunity to voice their concerns and frustrations. It also lets them acknowledge hard-won and unexpected victories. Common topics of discussion are masking/camouflaging, sensory sensitivities and burnout, relationships, and self-care.

DATES: 7/7, 7/21, 8/4, 8/18, 9/1, 9/15, 9/29, 10/13

TIME: 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM ET

WHERE: Online via Zoom

FACILITATOR: Becca Lory. Becca Lory Hector was diagnosed on the autism spectrum as an adult and has since become a dynamic autism advocate, consultant, speaker, and author.

COST: $10 per participant due to a generous grant from the Felicity House

CAPACITY: 12 participants

REGISTRATION: Advanced 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.

This group is full. The registration has ended.

EVENT & GROUP INFORMATION: All AANE programming is currently online. The following terms are used for different audience specifications:

  • “Open” events/groups may have different participants joining from session to session and “Closed” events/groups have the same participants for a set number of sessions.

CODES OF CONDUCT: Participants at AANE events are expected to act respectfully toward other participants and group facilitators. AANE reserves the right to deny admission, ask an individual participant to leave, or remove participants from the event/program for inappropriate or disrespectful behavior. For more information see FAQS.

TECHNICAL SUPPORT: The online platform for the event/program will be listed in the confirmation email from AANE. For assistance with Zoom, please visit the Zoom Help Center prior to the event to become familiar with the platform.

DISCLAIMER: The resources and information shared within AANE support groups are for informational and educational purposes only and are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical or mental health advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Our hope is that these resources will provide you with useful connections as you navigate your journey of discovery and connection. AANE makes no warranty as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of the information shared within the group.


July 7
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Stephanie Birkdale, AANE
617-393-3824 x232