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Support Groups, Activities, and Events


for Autistic and Neurodivergent Teens & Adults

November 28, 2023

All of AANE programming is currently online (with the exception of LifeNet, local MeetUp programs, and special events listed) 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
AANE End-of-Year Appeal
In Their Own Words
Webinars + Workshops

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2-Part Workshop: Social Participation for Adults December 4 + December 11
(Free) LifeMAP Informational Session December 7
(Free) Workshop: Introduction to Autism for Adults December 11
Workshop: Understanding Masking for Adults December 12
2-Part Workshop: Hygiene + Wellbeing for Adults January 3 + January 11

Featured Event

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“Closed” Social + Support

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Registration for additional closed social/support groups will begin on a rolling basis. If you want to receive early notification when groups are forming, please fill out the form linked below based upon your age:

Social Activities + Events

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In-Person LOCAL “Open” Activities and Events
Registration for additional closed interest groups will begin on a rolling basis. If you want to receive early notification when groups are forming, please fill out the form linked below based upon your age:

“Open” Connection + Support

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Community Connection Sessions

Online “Open” Support Groups

Online LOCAL “Open” Support Groups for Adults

Neurodiverse Couples/Partners
Click to join a supportive online community moderated by AANE staff


AANE’s 2023 Virtual Daniel W. Rosenn
Connections Conference Recording

 Conference Recording

AANE’s Community Trainings

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AANE’s Community Trainings offer customized in-person and virtual training and consultation to meet the specific needs of your organization. We work with a variety of disciplines and organizations, from a one-time training session to regular programming options.

Learn more.

Job Opportunities

AANE is currently seeking to fill the following positions:

Volunteer Opportunities

AANE is currently seeking to fill the following volunteer positions:

  • (CART)/closed captioning assistance for webinars and conferences
  • Help registrants log into virtual webinars and events
If you would like to apply to volunteer for any of these positions or in any other capacity, please email and include the volunteer opportunity you would like to pursue in the subject line of your email along with a brief explanation of your interest and experience.

AANE-NY Facebook Page Update

The AANE – New York Facebook page will be closing on December 31, 2023 to consolidate our social media presence. We encourage any AANE – New York Facebook followers to follow us on the main page for the Association for Autism and Neurodiversity at or on Instagram @aaneforautism

Interested in other upcoming events? Click below to see the upcoming events!


Questions? Call: 617-393-3824

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