AANE's Support Groups for Adults and Teens are for individuals with Asperger/autism and similar neurodiverse profiles. All support groups are online due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Online "Open" Support Groups (formerly Ongoing/Drop-In Support Groups) have an undefined number of group members with new people coming and going on a regular basis. (Free)
Online Local "Open" Support Groups are open to adults living in the vicinity of the city/state listed. Online Local "Open" groups will be held in-person again when health and safety conditions allow. (Free)
Online Local "Open" Support Groups for Adults in:
Online Local Massachusetts "Open" Support Groups for Adults
Pre-registration is encouraged for all Massachusetts Open Support Groups.
Local groups are now held online but are intended for those living in the geographic vicinity indicated so that when social distancing restrictions are removed the group will resume meeting in-person.
Newcomers are encouraged to contact firstname.lastname@example.org or the group facilitator to request a phone orientation. Groups are free.
Online Local Danvers, MA "Open" Support Group for Adults, third Thursday of each month, 6:30 - 8:00 PM EDT. Newcomers: registration required (free)
Online Local Florence, MA "Open" Support Group for Adults, first and third Sunday of each month, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT. Newcomers: please email facilitator to join at: email@example.com
Online Local Watertown, MA "Open" Gender Identity Support Group for AdultsFor post-high school adults, on (or near) the spectrum, who identify as transgender, nonbinary, genderfluid, and/or who are questioning their gender identity or gender roles. No AS diagnosis or certainty about gender required. Led by an autistic/trans peer facilitator. Third Tuesday of each month, 7:00 - 8:30 PM EDT. Registration required (free).
Online Local Watertown, MA “Open” Gender Identity Support Group for Adults, 8/18/20, 7:00-8:30 PM EDT
Online Local Watertown, MA "Open" Support Group for Women (ages 19 - 30). This group is for people who identify as female and is facilitated by Allyson Linehan, (firstname.lastname@example.org). First Tuesday of every month, from 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EDT. Newcomers: registration required (free)