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October 2019


Online Support Group for Parents of Young Children (<12)

October 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

              Registration is now open for the AANE’s Online Parents of Young Children (<12) support group. This group is designed for parents and other adult family members of young children (<12) 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. The group will be run by Megan Brenk. Meeting Dates: 10/18/2019, 11/1/2019,…

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AANE Teen Siblings Online Support Group Series

October 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

                  WHEN: Sundays: 10/20, 11/17, 12/15, 1/12, 2/9, 3/15, 4/26, 5/17 SERIES TIME: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM EST DAYTIME LOCATION: Online HOSTS: Teen Sibling Coordinator: Kassie Rivera Adult Siblings Co-Facilitators: Ariam Frezghi and Nina Kravitz AANE Staff: Pat Schissel, LMSW, NY Director COST: Free WHAT: AANE is offering an online support group series for teenagers, aged 13-17, who have a sibling with an Asperger/autistic profile. AANE is pleased to offer a monthly online group for…

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Online Adult (50+) Wednesday Evening Support Group Series

October 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

                  This adult support group series is designed for adults (50+) who are on the autism spectrum. Through this support group series, adults (50+) can build an ongoing connection with a small community of other adults. AANE adult support group series also give adults an opportunity to voice their concerns and frustrations. It also lets them acknowledge hard-won and unexpected victories. Moderator: The group will be moderated by Allyson Linehan. Allyson Linehan, Consultation…

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AANE Webinar: CBT for Children & Adolescents

October 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

            WHEN: Wednesday, October 30, 2019: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM (EST) WHERE: Online HOST: AANE Staff with Dr. Carol Singer Bricklin COST: $25 WHAT: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), a type of talk therapy, has been effective in helping those on the spectrum reframe negative patterns of thought to treat depression and anxiety. This webinar will provide an overview of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) that includes: the theory, the structure of the session, how to introduce the…

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November 2019


Online Healthy Relationships Support Group Series

November 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

                  WHEN: 1st Sunday of the month TIME: 7:00 - 8:30 PM EST MEETING DATES: 11/3, 12/1, 1/12, 2/9, 3/8, 4/5, 5/3 WHERE: Online HOST: Emily Rothman COST: $70 for all 7 meetings. Financial assistance is available. Contact stephanie.birkdale@aane.org WHAT:  In this group, post high school adults (18-30 years old) will share stories about the ups and downs of relationships, including the unique challenges of navigating relationships when one is on the spectrum. Whether you’re hooking up,…

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AANE Webinar: Neuropsychological Evaluations for Neurodiverse Individuals

November 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

                  WHEN: Wednesday, November 20, 2019: 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM (EST) WHERE: Online HOSTS: AANE Staff with Renée Marchant, Psy.D COST: $25 WHAT: Participants will learn when is the “right time” to request a neuropsychological evaluation and how recommendations from a neuropsychological evaluation are used to support neurodiverse individuals at school, at work, and at home. Participants will also learn appropriate methods for evaluating neuro-diverse individuals from early childhood to adulthood, including an understanding…

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AANE Webinar: I Hate to Write! Rescuing our Reluctant Writers – Strategies for Secondary Students

November 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

          WHEN: Wednesday, November 20, 2019: 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM (EST) WHERE: Online HOSTS: AANE Staff with Kathy Oehler, M.S., CCC-SLP, Autism Consultant and Cheryl Boucher, M.SEd., OTR, Occupational Therapist COST: $25 WHAT: "He just won't do his work!" This is a frequent complaint from both teachers and parents as they work with Middle and High School students who hate to write. When a student can't, or won't write, the teacher has a hard time measuring the student's…

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