Upcoming Events for Adults & Teens

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July 20: Rodman Ride, Summer Conference Recording, Social Groups, Support Groups, and More!
 

Support Groups, Activities, and Events

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for Adults & Teens with Asperger's or Similar Autism Spectrum and Neurodiverse Profiles

July 20, 2021

All AANE programming is currently online (with the exception of some LifeNet programs and local MeetUp programs). Blue text links to further information and registration pages. The following terms indicate the event's structure and intended audience.

  • “Open” programs may have different participants joining from session to session.
  • “Closed” programs have the same participants for a set number of sessions.
  • LOCAL [City, State] programs are intended for those living in the vicinity of the indicated area. If LOCAL is not indicated, the program is available to those living anywhere.

For programs that require a fee, financial assistance is available and no one will be turned away for the inability to pay. To inquire about financial assistance or for general inquiries, please email events@aane.org.

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AANE's Summer 2021 Virtual Conference

Autistic Representation in Television & Film
Conference Recording Now Available

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Rent access to the conference recording and watch an incredible conversation with TV & film professionals. Access available through July 30.

View a conference highlight from actor Lillian Carrier and writer Cameron Dupuy as they discuss the ways the script can give actors the space to create an authentic autistic character on screen

LEARN MORE + REGISTER HERE

Social Activities + Events

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FREE Online "Open" Activities and Events 

  • Meetup (Science + Technology Discussion) July 22, July 29
  • Netflix Watch Party "Batman: The Killing Joke" July 22
  • Social/Game Night (formerly Holyoke, MA) July 22
  • Social/Game Night (formerly Fitchburg, MA) July 28
  • Social/Game Night (formerly Westwood, MA) August 2
  • Social/Game Night (formerly Springfield, MA) August 4
  • Knitting and Needlecraft Social Group August 8
  • Virtual Game Night August 9, August 23
  • Virtual Book Club "White Trash Warlock (The Adam Binder Novels Book 1)" by David R Slayton August 10
  • Netflix Watch Party "The Princess and the Frog" August 12
  • *NEW* LifeMAP Informational Session August 19

FREE LOCAL "Open" Activities and Events

Connection + Support

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Adults + Teens

Connect with others in the community and AANE staff.

FREE Community Connection Sessions

FREE Online "Open" Support Groups

  • Adults (formerly Providence, RI) July 28
  • Adults 50+ (formerly Watertown, MA) August 2
  • Gay Men (formerly Boston, MA) This group is for post-high school men with Asperger's who are gay. August 2
  • Women (18-35) (formerly Watertown, MA) August 3
  • Adults (formerly Westwood, MA) August 9, August 23
  • Adults (formerly Brentwood, NY) August 14
  • Adults (formerly Manhattan, NY) August 17
  • Women (formerly Manhattan, NY) August 24
  • Gender Identity for Adults This group is for post-high school adults on or near the spectrum who identify as transgender, non-binary, gender-fliud, 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. September 2
FREE Online LOCAL "Open" Support Groups
  • Florence, MA - Adults August 1
  • Portland, ME - Adults August 7
  • Watertown, MA - Gender Identity for Adults This group is for post-high school adults on or near the spectrum who identify as transgender, non-binary, gender-fluid, 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. August 17
  • Danvers, MA - Adults August 19
 
FREE ONLINE PROGRAMMING

Neurodiverse Couples/Partners

Click to join a supportive online community moderated by AANE staff
ALL SUPPORT GROUPS + ONLINE FORUMS

AANE Webinars: Now Offering Discounted Registration Options

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AANE’s monthly webinars are for autistic individuals, family and friends of those on the spectrum, and professionals supporting the autism community. AANE has just made important changes to the webinar registration process with event fees now listed with a range of discounted fee choices and an option to request free access. Check out upcoming webinars and other AANE online learning opportunities today!

Scholarship Fund for New England & New York State Adults

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The Daniel Braun Memorial Camp and Recreation Activities Scholarship Fund for Adults

Thanks to the generous support of the Daniel Braun Memorial Camp and Recreational Activities Scholarship Fund, AANE is pleased to provide financial assistance for a limited number of adults who need help paying for services. Learn more.

Job Opportunities

AANE is currently seeking to fill the following positions:

Interested in other upcoming events? Click below to see the calendar!

EVENTS CALENDAR

Questions? Call: 617-393-3824
events@aane.org

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