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AANE continuously updates our event calendar so you can find the conferences, seminars, webinars and events that are of interest to you. Please Contact AANE if you have any questions about these events.

Advance registration with payment is required for some programs in order for your registration to be confirmed. Early registration is highly recommended for these programs due to limited seating. If online registration is closed, please call Frank Medlar at (617) 393-3824, ext. 10 to check if the program is still being held and if space is available. If you are in need of financial assistance to attend an event, please contact Frank Medlar at (617) 393-3824, ext. 10.

AANE reserves the right to cancel if the minimum enrollment is not met by the registration deadline. If you register for a workshop and are a no-show, there are no refunds or credits given to attend another workshop.

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May 2019

$80.00

AANE Dungeons & Dragons Interest Series

May 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
AANE, 51 Water Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States

                WHEN: Eight Wednesdays (must plan to attend all): 5/22, 5/29, 6/5, 6/12, 6/19, 6/26, 7/10, 7/17 TIME: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM WHERE: AANE Office, 51 Water Street, Watertown, MA, 02472 HOSTS: Nick Gallop & Nick Haslam COST: $80 for all eight meetings. Advanced registration is required. WHAT: The AANE DnD Interest Series is designed for adults who are familiar with Dungeons & Dragons and want to participate in an eight-night campaign starting…

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$12.00

Fitchburg Pizza & Game Night

May 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

              Have dinner, socialize, and play games (feel free to bring and share your own favorite games). This is a great opportunity to catch up with old friends and to welcome many new AANE members! Upcoming Meeting Dates: 5/22/2019, 6/26/2019, 7/26/2019 *Please note that attendees now have the option to pay online or at the door. We encourage people to pay online but it is not required. **Please note that AANE reserves the right…

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$12.00

Holyoke Pizza & Game Night

May 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
MCS (Multi Cultural Services), 260 Westfield Street
Holyoke, MA

              Have dinner, socialize, and play games (feel free to bring and share your own favorite games). This is a great opportunity to catch up with old friends and to welcome many new AANE members! Upcoming Meeting Dates: 5/23/2019, 6/27/2019, 7/25/2019 *Please note that attendees now have the option to pay online or at the door. We encourage people to pay online but it is not required. **Please note that AANE reserves the right…

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Free

Keene, NH Social/Recreational Group for Adults with Asperger’s Profile

May 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Monadnock Development Services, 2nd Floor, 121 Railroad Street
Keene, NH United States

              1st and 3rd Thursdays, 6:30-8:00 PM (subject to change due to holidays, vacations or weather) Upcoming Dates: 5/23/2019, 6/6/2019, 6/20/2019 Location: Monadnock Developmental Services, 121 Railroad Street, 2nd Floor, Keene, NH or at a scheduled event location. Cost: Attending the group is free, but there may be fees for food or event registration. Newcomers are welcome, but they should contact Joanna Andros, 603-852-8168 to arrange an orientation and to find out what activities…

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$12.00

Watertown Pizza & Game Night

May 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
AANE, 51 Water Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States

              Have dinner, socialize, and play games (feel free to bring and share your own favorite games). This is a great opportunity to catch up with old friends and to welcome many new AANE members! Upcoming Meeting Dates: 5/23/2019, 6/27/2019, 7/25/2019 *Please note that attendees now have the option to pay online or at the door. We encourage people to pay online but it is not required. **Please note that AANE reserves the right…

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Free

Book Club for Adults on the Spectrum

May 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Boston Public Library, Mezzanine Conference Room 2, 700 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116 United States

              WHEN: Tuesday, May 28, 2019 TIME: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM WHERE: Boston Public Library, Mezzanine Conference Room 2, 700 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02116 BOOK: “The Girl on the Train” by Paula Hawkins HOSTS: Stephanie Birkdale & Katie Devine COST: Free to attend (registration required) DESCRIPTION: AANE, in partnership with the Boston Public Library, has created a book discussion group for adults with Aspergers/Autism or related profiles. The group meets every month to discuss a…

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$5.00

Making Friends, Keeping Friends: An Interactive Workshop for Adults on the Spectrum

May 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
AANE, 51 Water Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States

              WHEN: Tuesday, May 28, 2019: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM (EST) WHERE: AANE Office, 51 Water Street, Watertown, MA, 02472 HOST: AANE Staff with Carol Feldman-Bass COST: $5 WHAT: Individuals who are on the autism spectrum or who have social anxiety often: are fearful of taking risks and often have only virtual friends with whom they communicate online. want friends, but don't know how to start a conversation, make small talk, or are terrified that they will…

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$10.00

Fathers’ Group

May 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
AANE, 51 Water Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States

            Fathers’ Group is a place where fathers can share their experiences, support one another, and build their toolbox to parent more confidently. WHAT: We will be serving drinks, snacks, and good conversation. Do you wonder how you can support your son or daughters’ employment goals? Join the Father’s Group on Wednesday, May 29 for a discussion with AANE staff Nataliya Poto, LifeMAP Program Director and Nancy Schwartz, Co-Director of Adult Services. Topics will include: ·…

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June 2019

Free

Women’s Social Event – Boston Women’s Market

June 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Loring-Greenough House, 12 South Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States

                WHEN: Saturday, June 1, 2019 TIME: 11 AM - 12:30 PM WHERE: Loring-Greenough House, 12 South Street, Jamaica Plain, MA, 02130 HOST: Stephanie Birkdale COST: Registration is free but please bring money for purchases WHAT: This event is part of Women's Social Event series, which offers monthly social activities in varied locations. Boston Women's Market is opening the 2019 season at our favorite place, the beautiful Loring-Greenough House in Jamaica Plain. You're not…

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$12.00

South Area Pizza & Game Night

June 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Arc of South Norfolk, 789 Clapboardtree St.
Westwood, MA

              Have dinner, socialize, and play games (feel free to bring and share your own favorite games). This is a great opportunity to catch up with old friends and to welcome many new AANE members! Upcoming Meeting Dates: 6/3/2019, 7/1/2019, 8/5/2019 *Please note that attendees now have the option to pay online or at the door. We encourage people to pay online but it is not required. **Please note that AANE reserves the right…

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$90.00

Support Group for Parents of Newly Diagnosed Children & Teens

June 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
AANE, 51 Water Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States

                  Registration is now open for the new AANE’s Parents of Newly Diagnosed Children support group. This group is designed for parents and other adult family members of children and teens who have recently been diagnosed with Aspergers/Autism or other similar profiles. This small group setting limited to 14 participants allows parents to connect with each other and delivers a wealth of information. This group will be run by Stephanie Loo, M.Ed., Director…

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$80.00

Weekly Online – Support Group Series for Adults

June 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Weekly on Monday Evenings – Online Support Group Series for Adults This adult support group series is designed for all adults ages who are on the autism spectrum. Through this support group series, adults can build an ongoing connection with a small community of other adults. 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 Jennifer DeSanctis-Narby. Jennifer is…

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$5.00

Watertown 50 and Over Drop-In Support Group

June 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
AANE, 51 Water Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States

            Are you an adult, age 50 or over, with AS or a related Autism Spectrum profile? Meet other diagnosed later in life and share the unique concerns and issues that come with later awareness in an atmosphere of support and understanding. Social Hour: 6 PM – 7 PM Meeting: 7 PM – 8:30 PM Upcoming Meeting Dates: 6/3/2019, 7/1/2019, 8/5/2019 *Please note that attendees now have the option to pay online or at the…

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Free

Grandparent Open Support Group

June 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
AANE, 51 Water Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States

            Are you a grandparent of a child, teen or adult on the autism spectrum? If so consider joining the grandparent support group. This psychoeducational group meets bi-weekly at AANE on Tuesday mornings from 10:00-11:30. The group is geared to grandparents and offers a balance of information about ASD as well as strategies for successful experiences such as outings, play dates and family events. Contact Marcia Robinson for more information. Contact Information: 617-393-3824 ext 29…

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$80.00

Online – Weekly Support Group Series for Adults

June 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Weekly on Tuesday Mornings – Online Support Group Series for Adults This adult support group series is designed for all adults ages who are on the autism spectrum. Through this support group series, adults can build an ongoing connection with a small community of other adults. 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 Kelly Urban. Kelly is…

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