Autism & Aspergers Events & Programs Massachusetts




Jul 10 – Sep 28 all-day
Autism Family Services Local Grants
Application Process Open Through September 28th, 2015. Regional and neighborhood grant programs, and local organizations may apply for funding. The focus of the Autism Family Services Local Grants is to promote local services that enhance the lives[...]
How to Make & Keep Friends
Ayer, September 1st. Donna Shea and Nadine Briggs the local authors that penned The Maze of Middle School, How to Make and Keep Friends address middle school years specific social challenges with workshops for 6[...]
How to Make & Keep Friends
Tyngsboro, September 1st. Donna Shea and Nadine Briggs the local authors that penned The Maze of Middle School, How to Make and Keep Friends address middle school years specific social challenges with workshops for 6[...]
"Artful Healing" for Autism Spectrum
Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, September 12th, 2015. Class Description: Terrific Textures. How do materials and textures affect how a piece of art looks? Can a texture transform the feeling nd emotion behind a piece of[...]
"Adults with Autism", by Autistic Adults
SEIU Local 1199, 150 Mount vernon St, Dorchester, September 17th, 2015. A panel of 5 autistic adults of varying ages will answer questions, talk about their experiences of life on the spectrum, and debunk common myths and stereotypes about[...]
Sep 19 – Oct 31 all-day
Family Advocacy Bootcamp
Lexington, September 19th – October 31st, 2015. Mass Families Organizing for Change new Advocacy Bootcamp is a Family Leadership opportunity to join other primary caregivers raising young children birth to age 10 with developmental disabilities, chronic[...]
Helping Adolescents & Young Adults with Difficult Emotions
Framingham, September 19th, 2015. A Sensory Perspective on Helping Adolescents and Young Adults Learn to Deal with Difficult Emotions will cover how the ability to self-regulate is crucial in the emotionally charged middle and high school[...]
Healing Without Hurting: ADHD, Apraxia & Autism Spectrum Disorders
Springfield, September 20th, 2015. Healing Without Hurting: Treating ADHD, Apraxia and Autism Spectrum Disorders Naturally and Effectively Without Harmful Medications. Presenter is psychotherapist Jennifer Giustra Kozek, author of “Healing without Hurting.” Topics covered will include[...]
Excellence in Special Education Summit
Cambridge, September 30th, 2015. Free. This Special-Education Summit will highlight innovative research and its practical implications for special education. Topics will cover brain injury, autism, and effective transition programming. Dr. Ross Greene will present the Keynote Address called “Solving[...]
Shared Living & Adult Family Care Conference
Marlborough, September 30th, 2015. The 22nd Annual Shared Living and AFC (Adult Family Care) Conference’s mission is to educate and promote best practices of all forms of community living options. Find workshops covering Guardianship and[...]
Still Parenting, Caring for Adult Children w/ Mental Illness
Bedford, September 30th – November 1st, 2015. A free, six- session series for parents caring for adult children with mental illness. The meeting will covers topics such as  Taking Care Of Yourself Part 1: Physical And[...]
Transition Conference in Marlborough
Marlborough, October 3rd, 2015. The Arc of Massachusetts’ Transition Conference for Parents and families will feature the Keynote Presentation  “Person-Centered Planning and Transition” with Beth Mount, the author of Person-Centered Planning: Finding Directions for Change Using[...]
Autism-Friendly "Cinderella"
Boston, October 4th, 2015. this performance of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella will allow the Autism community to experience a Broadway production in a judgment-free environment—one that’s tailored to meet the community’s needs.  House lights and sounds[...]
"Rethink Challenging Kids" Think:Kids Conference
Cambridge, October 17th, 2015. For parents and professionals. Think:Kids is a program in the Department of Psychiatry at the Massachusetts General Hospital and was originally known as The Collaborative Problem Solving (CPS) Institute. It was established to[...]
Autism Discussion with Dr. Martha Herbert
Arlington, October 17th, 2015. Casual discussion and lunch will cover cutting edge research and therapies in autism disorders with Dr. Martha Herbert, a pediatric neurologist, neuroscientist and writer who focuses on complex systems approaches to the whole[...]