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*Cancelled* Online Support Group Series for Parents of Neurodivergent,Transgender/Non-Binary Adults

March 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm, $275

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Please note that this group has been cancelled due to low enrollment*

WHEN: Thursdays, 7:30-9:00 PM EST  March 5, March 19, April 2, April 16, May 7, May 21, June 4, June 18

WHERE:  Online

HOSTS:  Jamie FreedMelissa MacNishAllyson Linehan

COST: $275 for all 8 meetings in the support group series for the first parent or family member.  $137 for the second parent or family member. (Contact stephanie.birkdale@aane.org for financial assistance)

WHAT: This support group is designed for parents or other adult family members who are looking to understand and support a transgender/nonbinary individual with an  Asperger profile who is 18 years of age or older.

Meetings will involve a combination of psycho-education and peer support focused on these common issues facing neurodivergent, transgender/non-binary adults and their families:

  •       sensory processing
  •       executive functioning
  •       social interactions
  •       safety
  •       disclosure
  •       self-advocacy
  •       mental health
  •       family dynamics

This support group series is not a therapy group. The goal is to help parents better understand their adult child’s journey, adapt as a parent, and evolve their relationship with their child. The focus will be on helping parents strike a balance between caring for themselves and parenting.

The group will be facilitated by Allyson Linehan  and two highly-respected experts who specialize in working with neurodivergent and transgender/non-binary individuals and their families: Jamie Freed and Melissa MacNish .

This support group series will be limited to 12 members and will meet biweekly for 8 online sessions from 7:30-9:00 PM on Thursdays starting on March 5.

Details

Date:
March 5
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
$275
Event Category:

Venue

Online

Organizers

Jamie Freed
Melissa MacNish
Allyson Linehan