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Online “Open” Workshop – Asperger’s/Autism 101 for Adults, 2/16/23, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM ET
February 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm, Free
DESCRIPTION: A presentation and discussion for autistic adults to come and explore their understanding of autism through a neurological lens. We will discuss common misconceptions, the autistic identity, and common autistic traits, strengths, and challenges. This presentation is given by an autistic adult and a neurodivergent ally. You might enjoy this presentation and discussion if you are newly diagnosed (medically or self), or if you have only explored autism through a deficit lens in the past.
WHEN: Thursday, February 16, 2023
TIME: 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM ET
WHERE: Online via Zoom
FACILITATOR: Ryan Walsh
CAPACITY: 60 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.
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AUDIENCE: AANE Adult Support Groups, Social Groups, and events are intended for post-high school adults on the spectrum who are able to self-regulate AND independently participate in activities without the assistance of a dedicated caretaker.
EVENT & GROUP INFORMATION: All AANE programming is currently online. The following terms are used for different audience specifications:
- LOCAL [City, State] in front of the event/group name is intended for those living in the vicinity of the indicated area. If LOCAL is not indicated, the event is available to those living anywhere.
- “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.
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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.