AANE offers three types of supports for Adults with Asperger / autism profiles:
- Online Community Connection Sessions for Adults - help relieve isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic by connecting with community members and AANE staff. (Free)
- Online "Open" Support Groups for Adults - have an undefined number of group members with new people coming and going on a regular basis. (Free)
- Online "Closed" Support Groups for Adults- have the same members for a set number of sessions. (Pay what you can afford)
- Online Support Groups for Teens
Adult support groups are facilitated peer support, not intended to be therapy. Groups are limited in size, are facilitated by an AANE staff member, and require pre-registration. Support Groups are 90 minutes. Community Connection sessions are 60 minutes. Learn more about the guidelines and code of conduct for adult groups and events on the Adult Support Group and Event FAQ page.
Online "Closed" Support Group for Adults
"Closed" Support Groups are designed to create a tight-knit community of support that members can tap into even after all group meetings in the series end. Members of the group must register in advance. Groups meet each week or every other week for 6 to 8 weeks. Registration is typically limited to 12 members.