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Watertown, MA – Support Group Series for Women

February 13 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm, $80

Wednesday Afternoons – Support Group Series for Women

This adult support group series is designed for women who are on the autism spectrum. Through this support group series, women can build an ongoing connection with a small community of other women. AANE adult support group series also give adults an opportunity to voice their concerns and frustrations. It also lets them acknowledge hard-won and unexpected victories.

Moderator: The group will be moderated by Cornelia Elwood. Cornelia Pelzer Elwood is the mother of two sons, one of whom has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). She is the co-author of Take Charge of Treatment for Your Child with Asperger’s (ASD) and leads a  corresponding training for parents of children with autism spectrum disorders. She received her BA from Vanderbilt University, trained as a life coach, earned a Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders from Antioch University New England, and is currently a candidate for Master of Art in Mental Health Counseling with a concentration in Couples and Marriage Therapy at William James College.

Meeting Dates:

All meetings will be held at the AANE Office in Watertown, MA. We will meet for 8 meetings on Wednesdays from 2:30-4:00 p.m (with the following exceptions*).

February 13
February 27
March 6
March 20
March 27
April 3
April 10
May 1

Common topics of discussion are:

  • Employment
  • Independent Living
  • Daily Living Skills
  • Budgeting
  • Relationships

Cost: Group members need to register in advance and membership is limited to 12 individuals. Members must be women with Asperger’s or a related profile. The cost, which covers all 8 meetings in the support group series, is $80 per person. This payment covers all eight meetings and you must register for the entire series.

Financial Assistance: We do recognize that registration fees may be a hardship for some adults. If this is the case, contact  (Stephanie.Birkdale@aane.org) for a fee discount or waiver. We want to make sure that you get the support you need.

Registration is closed.

Click here to get on the wait list for the next series


February 13
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Stephanie Birkdale, AANE
617-393-3824 x32


Boston / Greater Boston, MetroWest


51 Water Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States
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