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Our Upcoming Events & Meet Ups
Our Upcoming Events
FREE Understanding Autism Workshop for Parents and Caregivers
5:30 PM – 6:45 PM
This FREE online workshop on September 3rd is for parents and caregivers of teenagers and young adults on the Autism Spectrum. Hosted by Vicky Westra, founder of Autism Shifts, and her husband Pier, this workshop covers the following topics and provides a safe place to ask specific questions unique to your situation.
Employment Ready Course for Young Adults (18+) with Autism
Monday to Thursday, 9:30 to 12:30 PM ET, for the duration of the 4-week online course
Has your child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) been unsuccessful in gaining or maintaining employment? In partnership with Vocational Rehabilitation (VR), this 4-week online course is designed for ages 18+ to successfully enter into the workplace.
Self-Discovery Course for Young Adults (18+) with Autism
Monday to Thursday, 9:30 to 12:30 PM ET, for the duration of the 2-week online course
This 2-week online course is designed for individuals ages 18+ on the Autism Spectrum who feel stuck and don’t know what their next steps are. This course takes students through a process of understanding themselves.
Introduction to Meditation + Mindfulness for Parents/Caregivers
Monday, September 21, 2020 – 4pm to 5:30pm
In this introductory workshop for parents and caregivers of individuals with Autism, we’ll explore meditation and mindfulness, explain what they are, examine how they are different, identify various styles and forms, and practice several techniques.
Let’s Get Animated: Animation Social Group for Young Adults with Autism
Friday, September 25, 2020 – 4pm to 5pm
This virtual meet-up for young adults (18+) with Autism will be led by Gina Bernardini. If the art of animation is your passion, this is the social group for you!
If you are passionate about animation and would love to join in on the discussion, we would love to meet you!
YAWA (Young Adults With Autism) Social Group
Tuesday, September 29, 2020 – 4pm to 5:30pm
Facilitated by Clinical Social Worker Dolly Ferraiuolo, this is a monthly virtual meet up for young adults (18+) on the Autism Spectrum.
As a part of this online group, you can have fun, meet new people, and learn about yourself in the process!
Parent / Caregiver Social Group
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 – 5pm to 6pm
Looking for a connection with other Autism parents and caregivers? This monthly social group is a great way to meet others in the Autism community and to learn more in the process! Every month, we will discuss a new topic, and September’s will be “Understanding Autism.”