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51 Water Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States
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September 2019

Free

Grandparent Open Support Group

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
AANE, 51 Water Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States

            Are you a grandparent of a child, teen or adult on the autism spectrum? If so consider joining the grandparent support group. This psychoeducational group meets bi-weekly at AANE on Tuesday mornings from 10:00-11:30. The group is geared to grandparents and offers a balance of information about ASD as well as strategies for successful experiences such as outings, play dates and family events. Contact Marcia Robinson for more information. Contact Information: 617-393-3824 ext 29…

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$10.00

Fathers’ Group

September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
AANE, 51 Water Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States

            Fathers’ Group is a place where fathers can share their experiences, support one another, and build their toolbox to parent more confidently. WHAT: We will be serving drinks, snacks, and good conversation. GUEST SPEAKER: Dania Jekel, Executive Director of AANE, will share pearls of wisdom from her many years of experience for parenting a child of any age on the spectrum. HOST: Bruce Sabian, M.A., LMHC Register Additional Dates

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$12.00

Watertown Pizza & Game Night

September 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
AANE, 51 Water Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States

              Have dinner, socialize, and play games (feel free to bring and share your own favorite games). This is a great opportunity to catch up with old friends and to welcome many new AANE members! Upcoming Meeting Dates: 9/26/2019, 10/24/2019, 11/28/2019 *Please note that attendees now have the option to pay online or at the door. We encourage people to pay online but it is not required. **Please note that AANE reserves the right…

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October 2019

$5.00

Watertown Young Women Ongoing Support Group

October 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
AANE, 51 Water Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States

          Come join other young women (18-30) on the spectrum in an environment of support and understanding. This group will provide a forum for raising issues and solving problems. We will discuss strategies for making good choices and ways to move forward. This group meets the first Tuesday of every month. Upcoming Meeting Dates: 10/1/2019, 11/5/2019, 12/3, 2019 *Please note that attendees now have the option to pay online or at the door. We encourage people…

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$120.00

In-Person Support Group for Parents of Young Children (<12)

October 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
AANE, 51 Water Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States

              Registration is now open for the AANE’s In-Person Parents of Young Children (<12) support group. This group is designed for parents and other adult family members of young children who have been diagnosed with Aspergers/Autism or other similar profiles. This small group setting limited to 14 participants allows parents to connect with each other and delivers a wealth of information. This group will be run by Janeka Melanson, Training and Education Coordinator. Meeting…

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$120

AANE Parents of Adults (27+) Support Group Series in Watertown, MA

October 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
AANE, 51 Water Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States

                  WHEN: 1st Thursday of the month TIME: 6:30 - 8:00 PM EST MEETING DATES: 10/3, 11/7, 12/5, 1/2, 2/6, 3/5, 4/2, 5/7, 6/4, 7/2 WHERE: AANE Office, 51 Water Street, Watertown, MA, 02472 HOST: Michele Cantara COST: $120 for the first person, $60 for the second person. Financial assistance is available. Contact stephanie.birkdale@aane.org WHAT: This parents of adults support group series is designed for parents/adult family members of adults with Asperger/autism profiles. Through this…

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$10.00

Neurodiverse Couples’ Potluck

October 4 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
AANE, 51 Water Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States

            WHEN: Friday, October 4, 2019 TIME: 6 PM - 9 PM WHERE: AANE Office, 51 Water Street, Watertown, MA, 02472 HOST: Eric Endlich and Kirstina Krok COST: $10 per couple WHAT: If you are in a relationship in which one or both of you have an Asperger/autism profile, please join us for the Neurodiverse Couples' Potluck! Bring food to share and meet other neurodiverse couples. There will also be optional games to play, or you are welcome…

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$10.00

Moms’ Night Out

October 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
AANE, 51 Water Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States

              Mom’s Night Out (MNO) MNO is a regular event for Moms (and grandmothers) of children, adolescents, and adults on the Autism Spectrum. This is a social event for participants to relax in a fun, non-judgemental atmosphere with others who understand. You may laugh, cry and meet new friends. You will feel supported and less alone in your parenting journey. In addition you may learn some new tips or resources. Moms Barbara Lund and…

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$120.00

In-Person Support Group for Parents of High School Boys

October 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
AANE, 51 Water Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States

            Registration is now open for the AANE’s In-Person Parents of High School Boys support group. This group is designed for parents and other adult family members of high school boys who have been diagnosed with Aspergers/Autism or other similar profiles. This small group setting limited to 14 participants allows parents to connect with each other and delivers a wealth of information. This group will be run by Stephanie Loo. Stephanie Loo, M.Ed., Director of…

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$5.00

Watertown 50 and Over Ongoing Support Group

October 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
AANE, 51 Water Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States

            Are you an adult, age 50 or over, with AS or a related Autism Spectrum profile? Meet other diagnosed later in life and share the unique concerns and issues that come with later awareness in an atmosphere of support and understanding. Social Hour: 6 PM – 7 PM Meeting: 7 PM – 8:30 PM Upcoming Meeting Dates: 10/7/2019, 11/4/2019, 12/2/2019 *Please note that attendees now have the option to pay online or at the…

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Free

Grandparent Open Support Group

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
AANE, 51 Water Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States

            Are you a grandparent of a child, teen or adult on the autism spectrum? If so consider joining the grandparent support group. This psychoeducational group meets bi-weekly at AANE on Tuesday mornings from 10:00-11:30. The group is geared to grandparents and offers a balance of information about ASD as well as strategies for successful experiences such as outings, play dates and family events. Contact Marcia Robinson for more information. Contact Information: 617-393-3824 ext 29…

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$12.00

Watertown Pizza & Game Night

October 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
AANE, 51 Water Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States

              Have dinner, socialize, and play games (feel free to bring and share your own favorite games). This is a great opportunity to catch up with old friends and to welcome many new AANE members! Upcoming Meeting Dates: 10/10/2019, 11/14/2019, 12/12/2019 *Please note that attendees now have the option to pay online or at the door. We encourage people to pay online but it is not required. **Please note that AANE reserves the right…

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$120.00

In-Person Support Group for Parents of Tween Boys

October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
AANE, 51 Water Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States

              Registration is now open for the AANE’s In-Person Parents of Tween Boys support group. This group is designed for parents and other adult family members of tween boys who have been diagnosed with Aspergers/Autism or other similar profiles. This small group setting limited to 14 participants allows parents to connect with each other and delivers a wealth of information. This group will be run by Laura Perez. Laura Perez, M.Sc., Directora de Programas…

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Free

Gender Identity and AS Ongoing Support Group

October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
AANE, 51 Water Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States

                  WHEN: Tuesday, October 15, 2019 WHERE: AANE Office, 51 Water Street, Watertown, MA, 02472 HOST: Erik H SUGGESTED DONATION: Up to $5. You can pre-pay online (click the green “Register” button, below), or you can bring between zero and five dollars, in cash. No one will be turned away (or treated differently) for inability to donate. We encourage you to attend, regardless of your ability to donate. WHAT: This group is for autistic adults who identify as transgender,…

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$120

AANE Parents of Adults (19-26) Support Group Series in Watertown, MA

October 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
AANE, 51 Water Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States

                  WHEN: 3rd Wednesday of the month TIME: 6:30 - 8:00 PM EST MEETING DATES: 10/16, 11/20, 12/18, 1/15, 2/19, 3/18, 4/15, 5/20, 6/17, 7/15 WHERE: AANE Office, 51 Water Street, Watertown, MA, 02472 HOST: Michele Cantara COST: $120 for the first person, $60 for the second person. Financial assistance is available. Contact stephanie.birkdale@aane.org WHAT: This parents of adults support group series is designed for parents/adult family members of adults with Asperger/autism profiles. Through this support…

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$120.00

In-Person Support Group for Parents of Transition Age Youth (18-22)

October 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
AANE, 51 Water Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States

              Registration is now open for the new AANE’s Parents of Transition Age Youth (18-22) support group. This group is designed for parents and other adult family members of transition age youth (18-22) who have completed high school or are attending a transition program. The group is best for parents who have a teen or young adult with an Asperger/autism profile. No diagnosis is required. This small group setting limited to 14 participants allows…

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$120.00

In-Person Support Group for Parents of Tween Girls

October 17 @ 6:30 pm
AANE, 51 Water Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States

              Registration is now open for the AANE’s In-Person Parents of Tween Girls support group. This group, facilitated by AANE staff member Amanda Bailey, is designed for parents and other adult family members of tween girls who have been diagnosed with Aspergers/autism or other similar profiles. This small group setting limited to 14 participants allows parents to connect with each other and delivers a wealth of information. Meeting Dates:  8 Thursday evenings 10/17/19, 11/21/19,…

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$120.00

In-Person Support Group for Parents of High School Girls

October 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
AANE, 51 Water Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States

              Registration is now open for the AANE’s In-Person Parents of High School Girls support group. This group is designed for parents and other adult family members of high school girls who have been diagnosed with Aspergers/Autism or other similar profiles. This small group setting limited to 14 participants allows parents to connect with each other and delivers a wealth of information. This group will be run by Nancy Parker, MSW, LICSW. Director of…

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Free

Grandparent Open Support Group

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
AANE, 51 Water Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States

            Are you a grandparent of a child, teen or adult on the autism spectrum? If so consider joining the grandparent support group. This psychoeducational group meets bi-weekly at AANE on Tuesday mornings from 10:00-11:30. The group is geared to grandparents and offers a balance of information about ASD as well as strategies for successful experiences such as outings, play dates and family events. Contact Marcia Robinson for more information. Contact Information: 617-393-3824 ext 29…

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$15.00

AANE Adult Halloween Party

October 24 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
AANE, 51 Water Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States

              WHEN: Thursday, October 24, 2019 TIME: 6:30 - 9:00 PM WHERE: AANE Office, 51 Water Street, Watertown, MA, 02472 HOST: AANE Staff COST: $15 per person WHAT: Inviting all Ghosts & Goblins! Scarecrows & Witches & Celebrities! Join us for games, music, contests, costumes, cookie decorating, food, and fun! Costumes are encouraged! (but please keep them appropriate for a general audience) Space is limited. Please register by Friday, October 18, 2019. Note: AANE Adult Services are intended…

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$10.00

Fathers’ Group

October 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
AANE, 51 Water Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States

            Fathers’ Group is a place where fathers can share their experiences, support one another, and build their toolbox to parent more confidently. WHAT: We will be serving drinks, snacks, and good conversation. HOSTS: David Sugar and Benedikt Sander Register Additional Dates

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November 2019

Free

Grandparent Open Support Group

November 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
AANE, 51 Water Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States

            Are you a grandparent of a child, teen or adult on the autism spectrum? If so consider joining the grandparent support group. This psychoeducational group meets bi-weekly at AANE on Tuesday mornings from 10:00-11:30. The group is geared to grandparents and offers a balance of information about ASD as well as strategies for successful experiences such as outings, play dates and family events. Contact Marcia Robinson for more information. Contact Information: 617-393-3824 ext 29…

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$40.00

Asperger’s/Autism 101: A Workshop for Parents of of Newly Diagnosed Children/Teens

November 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
AANE, 51 Water Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States

              WHEN: Thursday, Nov 14, 2019 TIME: 7 PM – 9 PM WHERE: AANE Office, 51 Water Street, Watertown, MA, 02472 HOST: Nancy Schwartz COST: $40 per family WHAT: Start your journey with your wonderful, engaging, sometimes quirky child! This two hour workshop will go over what you can expect raising a child or teen on the autism spectrum. We will cover core strengths and challenges, some ways to cope at home, advocating at school, transition planning, and more.…

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Free

Grandparent Open Support Group

November 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
AANE, 51 Water Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States

            Are you a grandparent of a child, teen or adult on the autism spectrum? If so consider joining the grandparent support group. This psychoeducational group meets bi-weekly at AANE on Tuesday mornings from 10:00-11:30. The group is geared to grandparents and offers a balance of information about ASD as well as strategies for successful experiences such as outings, play dates and family events. Contact Marcia Robinson for more information. Contact Information: 617-393-3824 ext 29…

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December 2019

Free

Grandparent Open Support Group

December 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
AANE, 51 Water Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States

            Are you a grandparent of a child, teen or adult on the autism spectrum? If so consider joining the grandparent support group. This psychoeducational group meets bi-weekly at AANE on Tuesday mornings from 10:00-11:30. The group is geared to grandparents and offers a balance of information about ASD as well as strategies for successful experiences such as outings, play dates and family events. Contact Marcia Robinson for more information. Contact Information: 617-393-3824 ext 29…

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$10.00

Moms’ Night Out

December 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
AANE, 51 Water Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States

                Mom’s Night Out (MNO) MNO is a regular event for Moms (and grandmothers) of children, adolescents, and adults on the Autism Spectrum. This is a social event for participants to relax in a fun, non-judgemental atmosphere with others who understand. You may laugh, cry and meet new friends. You will feel supported and less alone in your parenting journey. In addition you may learn some new tips or resources. Moms Barbara Lund…

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Free

Grandparent Open Support Group

December 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
AANE, 51 Water Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States

            Are you a grandparent of a child, teen or adult on the autism spectrum? If so consider joining the grandparent support group. This psychoeducational group meets bi-weekly at AANE on Tuesday mornings from 10:00-11:30. The group is geared to grandparents and offers a balance of information about ASD as well as strategies for successful experiences such as outings, play dates and family events. Contact Marcia Robinson for more information. Contact Information: 617-393-3824 ext 29…

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January 2020

$40.00

Asperger’s/Autism 101: A Workshop for Parents of of Newly Diagnosed Children/Teens

01/23/2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
AANE, 51 Water Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States

              WHEN: Thursday, Jan 23, 2020 TIME: 7 PM – 9 PM WHERE: AANE Office, 51 Water Street, Watertown, MA, 02472 HOST: Nancy Schwartz COST: $40 per family WHAT: Start your journey with your wonderful, engaging, sometimes quirky child! This two hour workshop will go over what you can expect raising a child or teen on the autism spectrum. We will cover core strengths and challenges, some ways to cope at home, advocating at school, transition planning, and more.…

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February 2020

$10.00

Moms’ Night Out

02/07/2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
AANE, 51 Water Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States

                Mom’s Night Out (MNO) MNO is a regular event for Moms (and grandmothers) of children, adolescents, and adults on the Autism Spectrum. This is a social event for participants to relax in a fun, non-judgemental atmosphere with others who understand. You may laugh, cry and meet new friends. You will feel supported and less alone in your parenting journey. In addition you may learn some new tips or resources. Moms Barbara Lund…

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March 2020

$40.00

Asperger’s/Autism 101: A Workshop for Parents of of Newly Diagnosed Children/Teens

03/26/2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
AANE, 51 Water Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States

              WHEN: Thursday, Mar 26, 2020 TIME: 7 PM – 9 PM WHERE: AANE Office, 51 Water Street, Watertown, MA, 02472 HOST: Nancy Schwartz COST: $40 per family WHAT: Start your journey with your wonderful, engaging, sometimes quirky child! This two hour workshop will go over what you can expect raising a child or teen on the autism spectrum. We will cover core strengths and challenges, some ways to cope at home, advocating at school, transition planning, and more.…

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April 2020

$10.00

Moms’ Night Out

04/03/2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
AANE, 51 Water Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States

                Mom’s Night Out (MNO) MNO is a regular event for Moms (and grandmothers) of children, adolescents, and adults on the Autism Spectrum. This is a social event for participants to relax in a fun, non-judgemental atmosphere with others who understand. You may laugh, cry and meet new friends. You will feel supported and less alone in your parenting journey. In addition you may learn some new tips or resources. Moms Barbara Lund…

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May 2020

$40.00

Asperger’s/Autism 101: A Workshop for Parents of of Newly Diagnosed Children/Teens

05/14/2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
AANE, 51 Water Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States

              WHEN: Thursday, May 14, 2020 TIME: 7 PM – 9 PM WHERE: AANE Office, 51 Water Street, Watertown, MA, 02472 HOST: Nancy Schwartz COST: $40 per family WHAT: Start your journey with your wonderful, engaging, sometimes quirky child! This two hour workshop will go over what you can expect raising a child or teen on the autism spectrum. We will cover core strengths and challenges, some ways to cope at home, advocating at school, transition planning, and more.…

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June 2020

$10.00

Moms’ Night Out

06/05/2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
AANE, 51 Water Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States

                Mom’s Night Out (MNO) MNO is a regular event for Moms (and grandmothers) of children, adolescents, and adults on the Autism Spectrum. This is a social event for participants to relax in a fun, non-judgemental atmosphere with others who understand. You may laugh, cry and meet new friends. You will feel supported and less alone in your parenting journey. In addition you may learn some new tips or resources. Moms Barbara Lund…

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July 2020

$40.00

Asperger’s/Autism 101: A Workshop for Parents of of Newly Diagnosed Children/Teens

07/23/2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
AANE, 51 Water Street
Watertown, MA 02472 United States

              WHEN: Thursday, July 23, 2020 TIME: 7 PM – 9 PM WHERE: AANE Office, 51 Water Street, Watertown, MA, 02472 HOST: Nancy Schwartz COST: $40 per family WHAT: Start your journey with your wonderful, engaging, sometimes quirky child! This two hour workshop will go over what you can expect raising a child or teen on the autism spectrum. We will cover core strengths and challenges, some ways to cope at home, advocating at school, transition planning, and more.…

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