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Online “Open” Asperger’s/Autism 101 – A Workshop for Newly Diagnosed Adults, 5/10/21, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM ET

May 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm, Free

DESCRIPTION: A special 90 minute workshop for adults who are newly diagnosed with Asperger/autism, or who suspect they be on the spectrum. The workshop will outline characteristics of an Asperger profile, and will explore how social communication, sensory processing, and executive function skills are affected. The workshop will also explore reasons for seeking a diagnosis, disclosure, self-advocacy, and the overall challenges of diagnosis as an adult. Understand your journey and life through an Asperger lens.

WHEN: Monday, May 10, 2021

TIME: 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM ET

WHERE: Online via Zoom

FACILITATORS: Pat Schissel, LMSW & Nancy Schwartz, MSW

COST: Free

Thanks to the generosity of The Village Bank, we are able to offer our Community Connections for free in 2021.




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.


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.


May 10
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Pat Schissel, AANE