Upcoming Events for Adults & Teens

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Support Groups, Activities, and Events

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

October 19, 2021

All AANE programming is currently online (with the exception of some LifeNet programs and local MeetUp programs) and registration is required. 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.
Fall 2021 Virtual Daniel W. Rosenn Connections Conference

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Last call! Don't miss your chance!

Registration closes Thursday, October 21 at 8:00 PM Eastern Time.

This is a livestream only conference and will not be recorded. Participate at your convenience over the two days. You can watch one presentation or all that you registered for!

Community experts and professionals will educate, share experiences, and offer guidance on many relevant topics of interest.

LEARN MORE + REGISTER HERE
Thanks to our conference sponsor!
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AANE Annual Report

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Featured Events

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Info Session: LifeMAP One-to-One Coaching Program October 21

Workshops: PwC Financial Literacy for Adults: Creating and Following a Budget November 4Credit and Debt November 9
 
*NEW* Webinar: A Framework of Understanding Your Unique Asperger/Autism Characteristics November 30
HallowEEK Social Events

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HallowEEK Social Events 

  • Halloween Team Trivia Night for Adults October 21
  • HallowEEK Netflix Watch Party "The Conjuring" October 28
  • In-Person: LOCAL Cambridge, MA Spooky Walk for Adults October 29
  • In-Person: LOCAL Boston, MA Spooky Walk for Adults October 30

Social Activities + Events

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FREE Online "Open" Activities and Events 

  • Meetup (Science + Technology Discussion) October 21, October 28
  • Meetup (Modern + Ancient Science, Philosophy, and Consciousness Discussion) October 21, October 28
  • Social/Game Night (formerly Fitchburg, MA) October 27
  • Social/Game Night (formerly Holyoke, MA) October 28
  • Social/Game Night (formerly Westwood, MA) November 1
  • Social/Game Night (formerly Springfield, MA) November 3
  • Virtual Book Club "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" by Douglas Adams November 9
  • Knitting and Needlecraft Social Group November 14
FREE Online LOCAL "Open" Activities and Events

Connection + Support

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Adults + Teens

FREE Online "Open" Community Connection Sessions

FREE Online "Open" Support Groups

  • Women (18-35) (formerly Watertown, MA) November 2
  • 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 autism diagnosis or certainty about gender required. Led by an autistic/trans peer facilitator. November 4

 

 

FREE Online LOCAL "Open" Support Groups
  • Danvers, MA - Adults October 21
  • Watertown, MA - Women October 27
  • Portland, ME - Adults November 6
  • Florence, MA - Adults November 7, November 21
  • 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 autism diagnosis or certainty about gender required. Led by an autistic/trans peer facilitator. November 16
FREE ONLINE PROGRAMMING

Online "Closed" Support Groups

Neurodiverse Couples/Partners

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

LifeMAP

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Navigating certain social spaces with confidence can be challenging. AANE's LifeMAP coaches can help adults and older teens with Asperger/autism profiles strengthen their communication skills like decoding social cues, which can support them in forming healthy friendships and relationships. Learn more about LifeMAP!

Scholarship Fund for the United States

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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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