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 Support Groups, Workshops, and Events
 for Families of Adults, Teens, and Children
with Asperger's or Similar Autism Spectrum and Neurodiverse Profiles
April 15, 2021
All AANE programming is currently online. 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
  Family Grants – New England is OPEN for 2021*
AANE is pleased to provide funds to families needing financial assistance for educational services and recreational activities. Click on the link below for more information.
*If you are in a crisis situation where a cash grant can be helpful, email suzanne.tompkins@aane.org for consideration.
 Workshops + Webinars
Healthy Dating Relationships on the Autism Spectrum: Finding Joy and Staying Safe April 26
Asperger’s/Autism 101 – A Workshop for Parents of Newly Diagnosed Children/Teens/Young Adults (through age 22) June 17
 
Preparing for College - A Panel of Students and Graduates recording available for purchase.
LAST CALL! Winter 2021 On-Demand Jody Acford Conference - A Roadmap Through Adulthood, register by April 16 to access recorded presentations and resources available on-demand to view through April 30. Learn more.
Thank You to Our Platinum Conference Sponsors!
 Help for Parents + Families
You are one click away from all the information, practical guidance, support, and connection you need. AANE is available via email, phone, and video conference, and has extended availability during evening hours. Reach us through the Contact Us page or schedule a free information and referral call, available for parents of children and teens, parents of adultsand spouses/partners in neurodiverse relationships.
 To view the current groups, activities, and events for adults and teens, please click the button below.
 Connection + Support
FREE Connection + Support
  • Parents of Adults (23+) May 5
  • Parents of Children/Teens/Young Adults (through age 22) May 13
FREE Online "Open" Support Groups  
  • Parents of Adults (formerly Providence, RI) April 21
  • Families of Adults (formerly Greater Hudson Valley, NY) April 25 * Guest Speaker: Dr. Russell Tobe
  • Fathers of Individuals on the Spectrum April 28
  • Latinx Parents of Children and Teens May 4
  • Families of Individuals on the Spectrum (formerly Manhattan, NY) May 11
FREE Online "Open" Discussion Forums 
  • FREE "Open" Support Group for Teens (13-19) (formerly Plainview, NY) June 12
Online "Closed" Support Groups                  Registration for upcoming closed support groups for parents of adults (23+) will begin in late spring. Please check here on a regular basis for more information.
Neurodiverse Couples/Partners 
AANE's Peter M. Friedman Neurodiverse Couples Institute: 35% Off Through April!
Neurodiverse Couples and Therapists! During the month of April, AANE is pleased to offer a 35% discount on courses for therapists and neurodiverse couples with the promo code NEUROLOGY35. Gain a deeper understanding of the unique aspects of a relationship in which one or both partners have an Asperger/autism profile. Learn more.
 Volunteers Needed!
Interested in giving feedback about AANE's communications? We want to hear from you! Volunteer to join an AANE focus group. Learn More.
 Interested in other upcoming events? Click below to see the calendar!
 Questions? Call: 617-393-3824
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